The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
UK
Rank 509 618 614
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 87 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 0.080% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £494
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7653 7455 7018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.88% 14.57% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 4924 4667
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Visual Studio Team System
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the UK.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the UK.

Visual Studio Team System Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Team System
Top 29 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 February 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
England +106 83 £425 -15.00% 14
London +29 24 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands +21 20 £406 +25.00% 2
South East - 20 £417 - 4
Birmingham - 17 £400 -
North West - 9 £431 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £479 -
South West +8 7 £475 - 3
Bristol - 7 £475 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £425 - 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £479 -
City of London +1 5 £400 -11.11%
Manchester - 5 £438 -
Scotland - 3 £500 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £417 -
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
Andover - 3 £425 - 1
Liverpool - 3 - -
Havant - 2 - -
Bury - 2 £431 -
Bolton - 2 £469 -
Crawley - 2 £425 -
Coventry -9 1 £413 +26.92% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £273 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
East Grinstead - 1 £409 -
Abingdon - 1 £273 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 128 (79.50%) Microsoft
2 118 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (72.05%) .NET
4 80 (49.69%) Visual Studio
5 78 (48.45%) .NET Framework
6 76 (47.20%) HTML
7 73 (45.34%) CSS
8 70 (43.48%) WCF
9 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 65 (40.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (39.75%) CRM
12 63 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
13 56 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 55 (34.16%) C#
15 52 (32.30%) Scrum
16 47 (29.19%) ASP.NET
17 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
18 40 (24.84%) MVC
19 38 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (21.74%) TDD
21 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
22 31 (19.25%) Kanban
23 30 (18.63%) Security Cleared
24 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
25 27 (16.77%) PaaS
26 26 (16.15%) MS Excel
27 25 (15.53%) SQL
28 23 (14.29%) Release Management
28 23 (14.29%) IaaS

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (7.45%) IIS
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.11%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.48%) CMS
5 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.24%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) phpBB
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
2 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 63 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (16.77%) PaaS
3 23 (14.29%) IaaS
4 17 (10.56%) SaaS
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) VoIP
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) MySQL
7 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.62%) QlikView
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 80 (49.69%) Visual Studio
2 56 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.59%) JIRA
5 8 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 7 (4.35%) Selenium
7 6 (3.73%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.73%) MSTest
8 5 (3.11%) Moq
8 5 (3.11%) NuGet
8 5 (3.11%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.11%) webpack
9 3 (1.86%) Gradle
9 3 (1.86%) NUnit
9 3 (1.86%) VersionOne
10 2 (1.24%) Ant
10 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 19 (11.80%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Retail
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Front Office
4 4 (2.48%) Publishing
5 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (57.76%) Developer
2 49 (30.43%) CRM Developer
3 45 (27.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 32 (19.88%) .NET Developer
5 31 (19.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 17 (10.56%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Release Manager
8 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Tester
11 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Scrum Master
11 5 (3.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (72.05%) .NET
2 78 (48.45%) .NET Framework
3 76 (47.20%) HTML
4 73 (45.34%) CSS
5 70 (43.48%) WCF
6 65 (40.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 47 (29.19%) ASP.NET
8 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
10 14 (8.70%) HTML5
11 13 (8.07%) Dapper ORM
11 13 (8.07%) LESS
11 13 (8.07%) Sass
12 12 (7.45%) Web Services
13 9 (5.59%) WPF
14 6 (3.73%) Ajax
14 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (3.73%) jQuery
14 6 (3.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.11%) Clustering
1 5 (3.11%) Equities
1 5 (3.11%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.86%) Fintech
2 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.24%) Reinsurance
3 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.62%) iPad
4 1 (0.62%) Social Media
4 1 (0.62%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.62%) User Experience
4 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 8 (4.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.35%) Linux
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.11%) Unix
6 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.75%) CRM
3 52 (32.30%) Scrum
4 40 (24.84%) MVC
5 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (21.74%) TDD
6 31 (19.25%) Kanban
7 23 (14.29%) Release Management
8 21 (13.04%) BDD
8 21 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (13.04%) DevOps
8 21 (13.04%) SOLID
9 20 (12.42%) Waterfall
10 16 (9.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (8.70%) CQRS
12 13 (8.07%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (7.45%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 9 (5.59%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.59%) Coaching
15 8 (4.97%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 55 (34.16%) C#
3 25 (15.53%) SQL
4 22 (13.66%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.21%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.97%) Java
7 5 (3.11%) C++
7 5 (3.11%) ES6
7 5 (3.11%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.11%) VB
8 4 (2.48%) F#
9 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) Python
10 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.32%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.45%) Degree
5 9 (5.59%) ISEB
5 9 (5.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.11%) CCNA
7 5 (3.11%) CCNP
7 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.11%) MCDBA
7 5 (3.11%) MCDST
7 5 (3.11%) MCITP
7 5 (3.11%) MCSA
7 5 (3.11%) MCSE
7 5 (3.11%) MCTS
8 2 (1.24%) MCSD
9 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.73%) Docker
2 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.62%) Piwik
2 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (79.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle
3 4 (2.48%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.86%) AppDynamics
4 3 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.24%) CA
5 2 (1.24%) SAP
5 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.62%) Brocade
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix
6 1 (0.62%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) Juniper
6 1 (0.62%) Zend
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