Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 127 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 26 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 0.50% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £580 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £413
% change year-on-year +6.38% +13.94% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.04 - -

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 312 511 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.54% 21.47% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 171 72
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.97% +3.93%
10th Percentile £304 £306 £271
90th Percentile £584 £568 £511
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.08 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.17% -22.06% +44.58%
10th Percentile £41.25 £26.00 £27.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +37 23 £550 -5.17% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £575 -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 25 (96.15%) DevOps
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (76.92%) Scrum
5 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
6 13 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) Migration
8 10 (38.46%) C#
9 9 (34.62%) JIRA
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 7 (26.92%) Kanban
11 7 (26.92%) Docker
12 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
13 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
13 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
14 3 (11.54%) JSON
14 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
14 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
14 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
14 3 (11.54%) Microservices
14 3 (11.54%) Analytics
14 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (11.54%) 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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (34.62%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) git-flow
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Head of Development
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) DevOps
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) Scrum
4 11 (42.31%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 2 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Kofax
3 1 (3.85%) Meridio
3 1 (3.85%) OpenText