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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 582 643 606
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -37
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 73 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
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
9012 8142 7352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.79% 14.23% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6058 5366 4886
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £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

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 26 September 2016.

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 25 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 26 September 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
England +69 68 £450 - 13
London +25 34 £525 +68.00% 2
West Midlands - 20 £371 - 3
Coventry - 9 £371 - 2
City of London - 8 £550 - 2
South West +19 7 £438 -2.77% 6
Wiltshire +18 7 £438 -2.77%
Birmingham - 6 £340 -
South East +17 3 £469 +44.23% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £413 - 1
Scotland - 2 £413 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £486 -
East of England - 2 £486 -
Ipswich - 2 £486 -
North West +13 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Hampshire +8 1 £413 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
East Grinstead - 1 £525 -
Corsham - 1 £488 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 80 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (49.06%) Visual Studio
4 47 (44.34%) .NET
5 34 (32.08%) C#
6 33 (31.13%) DevOps
7 32 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (30.19%) Scrum
8 30 (28.30%) CRM
9 29 (27.36%) Dynamics CRM
10 27 (25.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (22.64%) HTML
12 23 (21.70%) Windows
13 22 (20.75%) CSS
14 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
15 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.92%) JIRA
16 19 (17.92%) Migration
16 19 (17.92%) SQL
16 19 (17.92%) Linux
17 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.09%) QA
19 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
19 15 (14.15%) WCF
19 15 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 15 (14.15%) Docker
19 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
20 14 (13.21%) Finance
20 14 (13.21%) Marketing

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 8 (7.55%) CMS
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) Mingle
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Endur
2 1 (0.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.21%) PaaS
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 7 (6.60%) IaaS
5 4 (3.77%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.83%) Slack
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (49.06%) Visual Studio
2 27 (25.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.92%) JIRA
4 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.60%) Selenium
7 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.72%) VersionOne
8 4 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.77%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.83%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.83%) Subversion
10 2 (1.89%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.89%) MSTest
10 2 (1.89%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.94%) JUnit
11 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
1 14 (13.21%) Marketing
2 5 (4.72%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.94%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) French Language
4 1 (0.94%) German Language
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Developer
2 25 (23.58%) CRM Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Tester
5 10 (9.43%) Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (7.55%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.60%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Agile Coach
10 5 (4.72%) Data Migration Developer
10 5 (4.72%) QA Tester
10 5 (4.72%) Release Manager
11 4 (3.77%) Azure Developer
11 4 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) .NET
2 24 (22.64%) HTML
3 22 (20.75%) CSS
4 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
5 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.15%) WCF
6 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.55%) HTML5
9 7 (6.60%) Entity Framework
10 5 (4.72%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (4.72%) LESS
10 5 (4.72%) Sass
10 5 (4.72%) XML
11 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.83%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.83%) jQuery
11 3 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.83%) WinForms
12 2 (1.89%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) Psychology
4 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.89%) Fintech
4 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.89%) Wiki
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 19 (17.92%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) DevOps
3 32 (30.19%) Scrum
4 30 (28.30%) CRM
5 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.92%) Migration
7 15 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (12.26%) BDD
8 13 (12.26%) Kanban
9 12 (11.32%) Microservices
9 12 (11.32%) MVC
9 12 (11.32%) Open Source
10 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.43%) TDD
11 10 (9.43%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.49%) Regression Testing
13 8 (7.55%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
13 8 (7.55%) Performance Testing
13 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) C#
2 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.92%) SQL
4 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.83%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) Python
7 3 (2.83%) VBA
8 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) ISEB
4 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) CCNP
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.89%) MCDST
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
5 2 (1.89%) MCSA
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) MCTS
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SDET
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Docker
2 8 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Rally
3 3 (2.83%) HP
4 2 (1.89%) SAP
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Brocade
5 1 (0.94%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.94%) OpenText
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
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