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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 409 431 403
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 23 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.008% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.058% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
Median daily rate £538 £384 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% -9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £381 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £387 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +50.00%
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
3912 3427 3362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.65% 14.52% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2886 2473 2436
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.99% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.78% -50.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +53 7 £550 +44.73%
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) CRM
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (16.67%) Microservices
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.33%) Docker
11 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
11 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared

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 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Mingle
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Endur
2 1 (3.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.67%) MSTest
4 2 (6.67%) NSubstitute
4 2 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.33%) Protractor
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) CRM Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) CRM
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Microservices
6 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VBA
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Rally
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) SAP