Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 91 96
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 21 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 1.06% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.64% 6.04% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 0
Bristol median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 453 331 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.25% 17.48% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 211 176
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £534 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 14
Bristol median hourly rate £44.38 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.63 £38.15
90th Percentile £65.95 £42.50 £52.40
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.75
% change year-on-year +9.36% -1.44% +0.24%

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 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (42.86%) Electronics
5 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Marketing
5 9 (42.86%) SAP
5 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 6 (28.57%) SDLC
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
9 5 (23.81%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Functions
3 2 (9.52%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) NuGet
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) JMeter
3 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (42.86%) Electronics
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Development Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 3 (14.29%) RESTful
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) Node.js
8 1 (4.76%) React
8 1 (4.76%) WPF
8 1 (4.76%) XSD
8 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Informatics
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Wireframes
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau