The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Team System skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
Rank 105 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 27 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £386 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
436 261 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.94% 10.14% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 122 105
Median daily rate £388 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.75 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
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 in the West Midlands

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

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Visual Studio Team System Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visual Studio Team System Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Birmingham - 14 £455 -
Coventry - 12 £383 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (93.48%) Microsoft
3 39 (84.78%) .NET
4 34 (73.91%) HTML
4 34 (73.91%) CSS
4 34 (73.91%) .NET Framework
5 30 (65.22%) Visual Studio
6 26 (56.52%) CRM
6 26 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (47.83%) WCF
7 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
8 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (30.43%) C#
9 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) MVC
10 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (28.26%) IaaS
10 13 (28.26%) BDD
10 13 (28.26%) CQRS
10 13 (28.26%) Kanban
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (28.26%) SaaS
10 13 (28.26%) PaaS
11 12 (26.09%) HTML5
11 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
11 12 (26.09%) Sass

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.35%) CMS
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) IaaS
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (28.26%) PaaS
1 13 (28.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) CRM Developer
3 25 (54.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Developer
5 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Tester
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Agile Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 34 (73.91%) .NET Framework
2 34 (73.91%) CSS
2 34 (73.91%) HTML
3 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (47.83%) WCF
4 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (26.09%) Dapper ORM
6 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
6 12 (26.09%) HTML5
6 12 (26.09%) LESS
6 12 (26.09%) Sass
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) CRM
3 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) BDD
5 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (28.26%) CQRS
5 13 (28.26%) Kanban
5 13 (28.26%) MVC
5 13 (28.26%) TDD
6 12 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (26.09%) SOLID
6 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 11 (23.91%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Stress Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) ISEB
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP