The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / London
Rank 377 412 415
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 23 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £420 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £530 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3435 3248 3182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.97% 15.15% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2525 2371 2368
Median daily rate £475 £470 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in London

Visual Studio Team System
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Visual Studio Team System Hourly Rate Trend in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
City of London +6 5 £400 -11.11%
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) .NET
3 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (58.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (52.00%) C#
5 21 (42.00%) Visual Studio
6 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.00%) Windows
8 14 (28.00%) Scrum
9 12 (24.00%) MVC
9 12 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.00%) CRM
10 11 (22.00%) TDD
10 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) WCF
11 10 (20.00%) SQL
11 10 (20.00%) Kanban
11 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (20.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) HTML
12 9 (18.00%) Degree
13 8 (16.00%) Coaching
13 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (14.00%) TeamCity

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) NServiceBus
3 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (58.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (42.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.00%) CruiseControl
5 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (12.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) VersionOne
7 1 (2.00%) CMake
7 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.00%) NuGet
7 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Front Office
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Coach
7 2 (4.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) WCF
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (18.00%) HTML
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.00%) CSS
8 6 (12.00%) WF
9 5 (10.00%) WPF
10 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.00%) Web Services
12 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.00%) HTML5
12 1 (2.00%) JMS
12 1 (2.00%) jQuery
12 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
1 5 (10.00%) Equities
1 5 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) CRM
3 12 (24.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) TDD
5 10 (20.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) Kanban
6 8 (16.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) BDD
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
9 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.00%) Network Management
9 5 (10.00%) Release Management
9 5 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
2 5 (10.00%) CCNP
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 5 (10.00%) MCDST
2 5 (10.00%) MCITP
2 5 (10.00%) MCSA
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
2 5 (10.00%) MCTS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) Docker
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.00%) CA
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.00%) Juniper