Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 151 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.31% 0.026% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
South East median daily rate £510 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +23.64% +10.00% -
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 522 442 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.27% 11.60% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 263 277
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £275 £292
90th Percentile £550 £538 £527
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £394
% change year-on-year +12.36% +1.71% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -66.67% +26.76%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £41.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £54.65 £75.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.91% +19.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 4 £525 - 1
Reading +2 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Bracknell - 1 £385 -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (25.00%) IaaS
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Protractor
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Jest
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Runbook
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) HP