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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 414 424 415
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £288
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3684 3038 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.01% 13.63% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2143 2351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Mingle
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Endur
1 1 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) MSTest
3 2 (16.67%) NSubstitute
3 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) Protractor
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Ninject
4 1 (8.33%) WF
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Code Coverage
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Rally
3 1 (8.33%) OpenText
3 1 (8.33%) SAP