Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 October 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 116 100
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16 +9
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 39 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.03% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.80% 2.76% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 5
Bristol median daily rate £419 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £358 £255 £431
90th Percentile £575 £431 £499
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £38.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 361 435 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.82% 20.88% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 314 202
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £295 £271
90th Percentile £575 £518 £514
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -1.79%
10th Percentile £40.85 £30.70 £34.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £69.25 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £45.50 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +1.19%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Bristol

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Bristol

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 34 (87.18%) .NET
3 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (76.92%) .NET Core
4 27 (69.23%) TypeScript
4 27 (69.23%) SQL
5 25 (64.10%) Scrum
6 24 (61.54%) CSS
6 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
7 23 (58.97%) Docker
7 23 (58.97%) Microservices
7 23 (58.97%) React
7 23 (58.97%) Redux
8 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
9 21 (53.85%) Sass
10 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (33.33%) Azure
11 12 (30.77%) Public Sector
12 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 9 (23.08%) Programme Management
13 9 (23.08%) Finance
13 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
13 9 (23.08%) Electronics
13 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (23.08%) SAP
13 9 (23.08%) Marketing
13 9 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
14 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Azure
2 8 (20.51%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (15.38%) Azure Functions
3 6 (15.38%) Serverless
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 12 (30.77%) Public Sector
2 9 (23.08%) Electronics
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
2 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) React Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) CRM Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Azure Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Development Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) .NET Core
3 24 (61.54%) CSS
4 23 (58.97%) React
4 23 (58.97%) Redux
5 21 (53.85%) Sass
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (20.51%) RESTful
6 8 (20.51%) WCF
7 6 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.13%) JSON
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.56%) HTML5
10 1 (2.56%) Kendo UI
10 1 (2.56%) Node.js
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Scrum
3 23 (58.97%) Microservices
4 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.51%) B2C
5 8 (20.51%) CRM
5 8 (20.51%) Workflow
6 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 27 (69.23%) TypeScript
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Docker
2 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) SAP