Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 13 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.64% 0.89% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.07% 5.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Bristol median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
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 423 301 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.97% 16.68% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 172 187
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £288
90th Percentile £525 £514 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Bristol median hourly rate £45.13 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £39.13 £34.75 £35.65
90th Percentile £69.38 £50.25 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.01% +7.13%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Informatics
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle