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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / London
Rank 384 413 415
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 25 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.033% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.22% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
Median daily rate £488 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +111.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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
3442 3203 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.25% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2393 2456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +3 7 £425 -5.55% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) .NET
4 26 (47.27%) C#
4 26 (47.27%) Visual Studio
5 25 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (34.55%) DevOps
6 19 (34.55%) Scrum
7 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (23.64%) Windows
8 13 (23.64%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) JIRA
9 12 (21.82%) Degree
9 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.82%) Coaching
10 11 (20.00%) Kanban
10 11 (20.00%) CRM
10 11 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (18.18%) SQL
11 10 (18.18%) MVC
11 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
12 9 (16.36%) BDD
12 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.36%) Linux
12 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (14.55%) QA

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 5 (9.09%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Mingle
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.55%) PaaS
3 4 (7.27%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Visual Studio
2 25 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
4 13 (23.64%) JIRA
5 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.09%) VersionOne
7 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
9 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.64%) Selenium
9 2 (3.64%) Subversion
10 1 (1.82%) CMake
10 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.82%) Hudson
10 1 (1.82%) NuGet
10 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Scrum Master
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Azure Developer
6 3 (5.45%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) WPF
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) WF
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.64%) CSS
7 2 (3.64%) WinForms
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.82%) HTML5
8 1 (1.82%) JMS
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.09%) Equities
1 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
1 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (9.09%) Psychology
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Fintech
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Unix
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) DevOps
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) Coaching
4 11 (20.00%) CRM
4 11 (20.00%) Kanban
5 10 (18.18%) MVC
5 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.36%) BDD
6 9 (16.36%) TDD
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) Investment Management
8 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) CCNP
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.45%) MCDBA
2 3 (5.45%) MCDST
2 3 (5.45%) MCITP
2 3 (5.45%) MCSA
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) MCTS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.64%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.82%) CA
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper