Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 February 2019 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 93 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 13 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.75% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.73% 4.30% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £500 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.96% -
10th Percentile £313 £349 £329
90th Percentile £756 £508 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £445 £393
% change year-on-year +11.24% +13.23% +20.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 227 279 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.22% 17.34% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 187 151
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% +15.94%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £275
90th Percentile £581 £583 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £38.75 £20.78 £37.50
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £30.37
% change year-on-year +36.36% +8.67% +34.97%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) IaaS
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) PaaS
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Terraform
4 6 (46.15%) SaaS
4 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Content Management
6 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
7 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
7 3 (23.08%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Moq
7 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
7 3 (23.08%) NUnit
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) SQL

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) IaaS
3 7 (53.85%) PaaS
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Developer
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore