Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 March 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 118 97
Rank change year-on-year +50 -21 -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 31 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.52% 2.38% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £538 £505 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% +5.54% -
South East median daily rate £525 £463 £411
% change year-on-year +13.51% +12.60% +26.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 420 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.16% 19.36% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 183 102
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £308 £313 £288
90th Percentile £579 £563 £506
South East median daily rate £453 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +0.56% +9.76% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -42.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £37.25 £25.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.60 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -6.82%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +48 30 £538 +7.50% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £400 -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

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

1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (77.42%) .NET
4 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (61.29%) Visual Studio
6 17 (54.84%) C#
7 14 (45.16%) Scrum
8 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
8 13 (41.94%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
9 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
12 8 (25.81%) Migration
13 7 (22.58%) Microservices
13 7 (22.58%) SOLID
13 7 (22.58%) JIRA
14 6 (19.35%) .NET Core
14 6 (19.35%) Deployment Automation
14 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
14 6 (19.35%) Docker
14 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
14 6 (19.35%) TDD
15 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
15 5 (16.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (16.13%) Kanban
16 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (12.90%) QA
16 4 (12.90%) Test Automation

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) git-flow
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Azure DevOps
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Azure Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Core
3 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) REST
6 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.68%) JSON
6 3 (9.68%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) Kafka
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) Microservices
6 7 (22.58%) SOLID
7 6 (19.35%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (16.13%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.90%) YAGNI
10 3 (9.68%) BDD
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (6.45%) Coaching
11 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) Kofax
3 1 (3.23%) Meridio
3 1 (3.23%) OpenText