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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 402 387 412
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 4 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.081% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.55% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £426 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual Studio Team System
England

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
3446 3464 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 14.69% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2471 2500 2230
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 1 £380 -10.85%
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System.

1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 4 (26.67%) WF
5 4 (26.67%) LINQ
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio Team System. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) MSTest
5 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) NSubstitute
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Tester
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) WPF
3 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms
4 4 (26.67%) WF
4 4 (26.67%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore