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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
326 307 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.62% 12.74% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 155 98
Median daily rate £375 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -37.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
Birmingham - 21 £400 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
3 45 (88.24%) .NET
4 41 (80.39%) HTML
4 41 (80.39%) CSS
4 41 (80.39%) .NET Framework
5 34 (66.67%) Visual Studio
6 30 (58.82%) CRM
6 30 (58.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
8 27 (52.94%) WCF
8 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (39.22%) Scrum
10 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (31.37%) TDD
11 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
12 15 (29.41%) MVC
12 15 (29.41%) SOLID
12 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
14 13 (25.49%) C#
14 13 (25.49%) Kanban
14 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
14 13 (25.49%) BDD
14 13 (25.49%) CQRS
14 13 (25.49%) IaaS
14 13 (25.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (25.49%) SaaS
14 13 (25.49%) PaaS

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) IaaS
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (25.49%) PaaS
1 13 (25.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.96%) Electronics
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) CRM Developer
3 27 (52.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 14 (27.45%) .NET Developer
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
8 6 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Tester
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Agile Tester
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
10 3 (5.88%) Tester
11 2 (3.92%) Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) .NET
2 41 (80.39%) .NET Framework
2 41 (80.39%) CSS
2 41 (80.39%) HTML
3 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (52.94%) WCF
4 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
7 12 (23.53%) Dapper ORM
7 12 (23.53%) HTML5
7 12 (23.53%) LESS
7 12 (23.53%) Sass
8 2 (3.92%) jQuery
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.96%) AutoMapper
9 1 (1.96%) Ninject
9 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) CRM
3 20 (39.22%) Scrum
4 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 15 (29.41%) MVC
6 15 (29.41%) SOLID
7 13 (25.49%) BDD
7 13 (25.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (25.49%) CQRS
7 13 (25.49%) Kanban
8 12 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (21.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Stress Testing
11 3 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (25.49%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) SAP