The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 549 631 583
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -48
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 73 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.021% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Team System
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8346 7568 6664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.81% 14.33% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5054 4489
Median daily rate £431 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 163 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Team System Jobs Demand Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in England

Visual Studio Team System
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the England region.

Visual Studio Team System Hourly Rate Trend in England

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 35 £525 +68.00% 2
West Midlands - 23 £363 - 4
South West +17 7 £438 -2.77% 5
South East +16 3 £469 +44.23% 3
East of England - 3 £475 -
North West +10 1 - -
Visual Studio Team System
UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 83 (80.58%) Microsoft
2 65 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (50.49%) .NET
4 51 (49.51%) Visual Studio
5 36 (34.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (33.98%) C#
7 33 (32.04%) DevOps
8 31 (30.10%) Scrum
9 29 (28.16%) CRM
10 28 (27.18%) Dynamics CRM
11 26 (25.24%) HTML
11 26 (25.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (23.30%) Windows
12 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
13 23 (22.33%) CSS
14 19 (18.45%) Linux
14 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
14 19 (18.45%) JIRA
14 19 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (17.48%) PaaS
15 18 (17.48%) Migration
15 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
16 17 (16.50%) Kanban
16 17 (16.50%) BDD
17 16 (15.53%) SQL
17 16 (15.53%) MVC
18 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
18 15 (14.56%) QA

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) CMS
1 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) Mingle
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (27.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Endur
2 1 (0.97%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (17.48%) PaaS
3 12 (11.65%) SaaS
4 11 (10.68%) IaaS
5 4 (3.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (49.51%) Visual Studio
2 26 (25.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (18.45%) JIRA
4 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.85%) Selenium
5 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.85%) VersionOne
6 4 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.88%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.91%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.91%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.91%) Subversion
8 2 (1.94%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.94%) MSTest
8 2 (1.94%) NSubstitute
8 2 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.97%) NUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (13.59%) Marketing
2 12 (11.65%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (43.69%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) CRM Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Tester
6 12 (11.65%) .NET Developer
7 10 (9.71%) Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (8.74%) Consultant
9 8 (7.77%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Lead DevOps
11 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.83%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (4.85%) Agile Coach
12 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.85%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) .NET
2 26 (25.24%) HTML
3 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
4 23 (22.33%) CSS
5 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
6 15 (14.56%) WCF
7 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (10.68%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.71%) HTML5
11 9 (8.74%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (8.74%) LESS
11 9 (8.74%) Sass
12 5 (4.85%) XML
13 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
13 3 (2.91%) jQuery
13 3 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.91%) WinForms
14 2 (1.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.85%) Psychology
3 2 (1.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.94%) Fintech
3 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.94%) Wiki
4 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) iPad
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 19 (18.45%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.04%) DevOps
3 31 (30.10%) Scrum
4 29 (28.16%) CRM
5 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (17.48%) Migration
8 17 (16.50%) BDD
8 17 (16.50%) Kanban
9 16 (15.53%) MVC
10 14 (13.59%) TDD
10 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
11 12 (11.65%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (11.65%) Microservices
11 12 (11.65%) Open Source
12 10 (9.71%) CQRS
13 9 (8.74%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (8.74%) SOLID
13 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) C#
2 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.53%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.91%) Java
7 3 (2.91%) Python
7 3 (2.91%) VBA
8 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) ISEB
4 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.94%) CCNA
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.94%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.94%) MCDST
5 2 (1.94%) MCITP
5 2 (1.94%) MCSA
5 2 (1.94%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) MCTS
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SDET
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Docker
2 8 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (80.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.74%) Rally
3 3 (2.91%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Brocade
5 1 (0.97%) CA
5 1 (0.97%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.97%) OpenText
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle
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