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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 402 420 425
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 25 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.018% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £472 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £535
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 - - -
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
3896 3547 3513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.11% 15.72% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2658 2744
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £71.00
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 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
City of London - 6 £425 -
Enfield - 1 £300 -
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 8 December 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 47 (72.31%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
4 32 (49.23%) .NET
5 27 (41.54%) C#
5 27 (41.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (36.92%) DevOps
6 24 (36.92%) Scrum
7 18 (27.69%) Windows
7 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.08%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (21.54%) JIRA
10 14 (21.54%) Linux
10 14 (21.54%) CRM
10 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
11 13 (20.00%) Coaching
11 13 (20.00%) BDD
12 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.46%) Kanban
12 12 (18.46%) Docker
12 12 (18.46%) Migration
12 12 (18.46%) TDD
13 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.92%) Degree
14 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
14 10 (15.38%) SQL
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (13.85%) MVC

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 3 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Mingle
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Endur
2 1 (1.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.31%) PaaS
3 4 (6.15%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 27 (41.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.54%) JIRA
4 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.69%) VersionOne
6 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.62%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.08%) MSTest
8 2 (3.08%) NSubstitute
8 2 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (3.08%) Selenium
8 2 (3.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) CMake
9 1 (1.54%) Hudson
9 1 (1.54%) NuGet
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 7 (10.77%) Azure DevOps
2 7 (10.77%) CRM Developer
2 7 (10.77%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Developer
2 7 (10.77%) Scrum Master
3 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 5 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) Data Migration Developer
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Automation Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Azure Developer
6 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.15%) CSS
5 4 (6.15%) WCF
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.62%) WF
6 3 (4.62%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.08%) WinForms
7 2 (3.08%) WPF
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.69%) Psychology
2 4 (6.15%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Equities
4 2 (3.08%) Fintech
4 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.08%) Wiki
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Unix
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) DevOps
2 24 (36.92%) Scrum
3 14 (21.54%) CRM
4 13 (20.00%) BDD
4 13 (20.00%) Coaching
5 12 (18.46%) Kanban
5 12 (18.46%) Migration
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (13.85%) MVC
6 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.23%) Open Source
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) C#
2 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) VBA
6 2 (3.08%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) CCNP
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.62%) MCDST
4 3 (4.62%) MCITP
4 3 (4.62%) MCSA
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
4 3 (4.62%) MCTS
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.54%) CA
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Juniper