Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Team System over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 - 174
Rank change year-on-year - +174 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% - 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate £540 - £325
10th Percentile £404 - £313
90th Percentile £652 - £338
South East median daily rate £485 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +17.58% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Team System is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 547 448 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.61% 11.19% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 272 234
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £254
90th Percentile £544 £525 £504
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.04% -14.44% +23.29%
10th Percentile £13.20 £25.45 £36.75
90th Percentile £34.60 £135.50 £50.93
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +10.23% -6.82% +17.33%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Berkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Berkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Berkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 - - 2
Newbury - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £650 - 2
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) React

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Servlets
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft