Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 162 174
Rank change year-on-year +78 +12 +11
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 101 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.34% 0.19% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.48% 1.67% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 2 0
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £470 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.70% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £413
% change year-on-year +6.38% +13.94% +26.92%
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 613 480 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.22% 11.65% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 279 278
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £33.50 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.10% +195.77%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +51 62 £525 +31.25% 8
Bracknell - 19 £410 -
Slough - 3 - - 1
Newbury -3 2 £460 -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 83 (82.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (52.48%) DevOps
3 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (38.61%) Microsoft
5 38 (37.62%) PowerShell
6 37 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (36.63%) .NET
7 34 (33.66%) C#
8 32 (31.68%) Visual Studio
9 31 (30.69%) Analytics
10 30 (29.70%) PaaS
11 28 (27.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (26.73%) IaaS
13 24 (23.76%) Data Lake
13 24 (23.76%) Windows
14 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
14 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
15 22 (21.78%) HDInsight
15 22 (21.78%) Virtual Machines
16 21 (20.79%) Power BI
16 21 (20.79%) SaaS
16 21 (20.79%) TDD
16 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (19.80%) Scrum
18 19 (18.81%) Docker
18 19 (18.81%) SQL
19 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
20 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (15.84%) Security Testing
21 16 (15.84%) CSS

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 (5.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (82.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (29.70%) PaaS
3 27 (26.73%) IaaS
4 21 (20.79%) SaaS
5 16 (15.84%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (15.84%) GitHub
6 13 (12.87%) Serverless
7 8 (7.92%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (6.93%) Azure Functions
9 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.99%) Office 365
12 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) VPN
2 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) NAS
4 1 (0.99%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
4 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) Data Lake
2 22 (21.78%) HDInsight
3 21 (20.79%) Power BI
4 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
5 17 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (11.88%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.97%) Big Data
10 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (31.68%) Visual Studio
2 28 (27.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (22.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.96%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.96%) JIRA
5 4 (3.96%) Mocha
5 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.99%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.99%) WiX
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Developer
2 35 (34.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (22.77%) Azure Engineer
4 22 (21.78%) Azure DevOps
5 20 (19.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.88%) Azure Developer
8 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
9 10 (9.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (9.90%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Lead Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Lead .NET Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Architect
12 5 (4.95%) F# Developer
13 4 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
13 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.97%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) .NET
2 16 (15.84%) CSS
3 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.89%) Node.js
6 9 (8.91%) HTML
7 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (7.92%) HTML5
8 7 (6.93%) JSON
8 7 (6.93%) React
9 5 (4.95%) REST
9 5 (4.95%) SAML
10 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.96%) CSS3
10 4 (3.96%) Jest
11 3 (2.97%) .NET Core
11 3 (2.97%) jQuery
11 3 (2.97%) Kafka
11 3 (2.97%) XML
12 2 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) PKI
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) RIA
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) DevOps
2 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (30.69%) Analytics
5 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (20.79%) TDD
6 20 (19.80%) Scrum
7 16 (15.84%) BDD
7 16 (15.84%) OO
7 16 (15.84%) Security Testing
8 14 (13.86%) MVC
9 13 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (12.87%) Data Science
9 13 (12.87%) Logistics
9 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.88%) Data Management
10 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (9.90%) Data-Driven Testing
11 10 (9.90%) Web Development
12 9 (8.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) PowerShell
2 34 (33.66%) C#
3 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.81%) SQL
5 8 (7.92%) F#
6 7 (6.93%) Java
7 6 (5.94%) C++
7 6 (5.94%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) COBIT
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.98%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (18.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Terraform
2 6 (5.94%) Ansible
3 5 (4.95%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 5 (4.95%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.98%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 39 (38.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Google
3 2 (1.98%) HP
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.99%) Telerik