The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / South West
Rank - 149 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
447 465 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 15.81% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 351 348
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £31.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.45 £44.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the South West region.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Visual Studio Team System
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
1 7 (87.50%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) PaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) IaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
1 7 (87.50%) Microservices
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
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