Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 153 179
Rank change year-on-year +37 +26 0
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 55 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.40% 0.23% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.15% 1.97% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 0
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £470 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% - -
South East median daily rate £480 £500 £469
% change year-on-year -4.00% +6.67% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.04 - -

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 542 458 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.79% 11.49% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 272 271
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +12.68%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.84% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.25 £13.88 £33.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £158.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%

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 October 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 October 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
Reading +8 20 £475 +18.75% 9
Bracknell - 18 £415 -
Slough - 3 - - 1
Newbury -7 1 - -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (78.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (50.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (41.82%) .NET
4 20 (36.36%) C#
5 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (32.73%) SaaS
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.73%) DevOps
7 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
7 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
8 15 (27.27%) GitHub
9 14 (25.45%) TDD
9 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
10 13 (23.64%) Logistics
10 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.64%) Serverless
11 11 (20.00%) Web Development
11 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (16.36%) BDD
12 9 (16.36%) Node.js
12 9 (16.36%) Scrum
13 8 (14.55%) CSS
13 8 (14.55%) Windows
13 8 (14.55%) HTML
13 8 (14.55%) HTML5
13 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.55%) Analytics
13 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.55%) Cosmos DB

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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (32.73%) SaaS
3 15 (27.27%) GitHub
4 13 (23.64%) Serverless
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (12.73%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (12.73%) Azure Functions
7 6 (10.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (10.91%) PaaS
8 4 (7.27%) IaaS
9 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) VPN
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Cosmos DB
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.73%) Data Lake
3 7 (12.73%) HDInsight
4 6 (10.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (9.09%) Power BI
5 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
6 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 5 (9.09%) Mocha
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Protractor
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) WiX
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Lead .NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Azure Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.27%) React Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (16.36%) Node.js
4 8 (14.55%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) HTML5
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.91%) JSON
6 6 (10.91%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) Jest
7 5 (9.09%) React
7 5 (9.09%) SAML
8 4 (7.27%) CSS3
9 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) Kafka
9 3 (5.45%) XML
10 2 (3.64%) RESTful
11 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) RIA
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) DevOps
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Logistics
5 11 (20.00%) Web Development
6 9 (16.36%) BDD
6 9 (16.36%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
7 8 (14.55%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (12.73%) Mobile Development
8 7 (12.73%) OO
9 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.09%) Microservices
10 5 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.73%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.91%) C++
5 6 (10.91%) Java
6 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) F#
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.64%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
1 5 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
1 5 (9.09%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik