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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 583 641 611
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -30
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 67 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £328 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
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
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 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 14 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 25 August 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 +44 64 £450 - 6
London +18 35 £525 +38.15% 2
West Midlands - 21 £361 -
Birmingham - 13 £455 -
City of London +48 10 £550 +44.73%
South West +17 7 £438 -2.77% 2
Wiltshire +14 7 £438 -2.77%
Coventry - 3 £360 -
Wales - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
South East - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £488 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 63 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.22%) Visual Studio
4 32 (38.55%) .NET
5 27 (32.53%) CRM
5 27 (32.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 26 (31.33%) Scrum
7 25 (30.12%) DevOps
8 24 (28.92%) C#
9 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.89%) HTML
11 19 (22.89%) Migration
11 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (21.69%) CSS
12 18 (21.69%) Windows
13 15 (18.07%) .NET Framework
13 15 (18.07%) Linux
14 14 (16.87%) SQL
14 14 (16.87%) QA
15 13 (15.66%) JIRA
16 12 (14.46%) Marketing
16 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
16 12 (14.46%) WCF
16 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
16 12 (14.46%) Finance
16 12 (14.46%) Open Source
16 12 (14.46%) Microservices
16 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (13.25%) Docker

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 5 (6.02%) CMS
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.20%) Endur
2 1 (1.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) PaaS
3 3 (3.61%) Slack
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
4 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (22.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.66%) JIRA
4 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.23%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.61%) VersionOne
9 2 (2.41%) MSTest
9 2 (2.41%) NSubstitute
9 2 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.41%) Subversion
9 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.20%) Protractor
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
1 12 (14.46%) Marketing
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) CRM Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Tester
6 11 (13.25%) Consultant
7 10 (12.05%) Analyst
7 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
8 9 (10.84%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (9.64%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (8.43%) Automation Tester
11 6 (7.23%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (6.02%) Data Migration Developer
12 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
13 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
14 3 (3.61%) Agile Coach
14 3 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
14 3 (3.61%) QA Analyst
14 3 (3.61%) QA Test Analyst
14 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.55%) .NET
2 19 (22.89%) HTML
3 18 (21.69%) CSS
4 15 (18.07%) .NET Framework
5 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (14.46%) WCF
6 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.82%) HTML5
7 4 (4.82%) XML
8 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.61%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.41%) Ajax
10 1 (1.20%) JSON
10 1 (1.20%) LESS
10 1 (1.20%) Sass
10 1 (1.20%) Web Services
10 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Psychology
4 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) CRM
3 26 (31.33%) Scrum
4 25 (30.12%) DevOps
5 19 (22.89%) Migration
6 12 (14.46%) Microservices
6 12 (14.46%) Open Source
7 8 (9.64%) BDD
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.64%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.43%) Kanban
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Coaching
9 6 (7.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (7.23%) TDD
9 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.02%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) C#
2 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.87%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
2 8 (9.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Rally
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) OpenText
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
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