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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.00% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 -
% change year-on-year +26.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Team System is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 98 69 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.10% 10.71% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 38
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Birmingham

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 29 (100.00%) WCF
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (93.10%) Visual Studio
3 27 (93.10%) CRM
3 27 (93.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Planning Poker
7 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (93.10%) CRM Developer
3 24 (82.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Kanban
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Planning Poker
4 2 (6.90%) SOLID
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) User Stories
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft