Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 November 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 228 270
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42 +23
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 15 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.24% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 1.31% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 1
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% -21.65%
10th Percentile £386 £410 £355
90th Percentile £550 £550 £405
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £380
% change year-on-year -14.29% +38.16% -21.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1398 1226 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.53% 18.31% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 999 1090
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in the City of London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Release Management
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (26.67%) WinForms
7 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Microservices
8 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
8 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) IaaS
8 3 (20.00%) PaaS
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (20.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) npm
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.67%) Babel
4 1 (6.67%) Bower
4 1 (6.67%) Chocolatey
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) TestRail
4 1 (6.67%) webpack
4 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) React
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.67%) DOM
5 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (6.67%) Immutable.js
5 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
5 1 (6.67%) Redux
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) VMS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Release Management
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Case Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Metadata Management
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Runbook
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) ECMAScript
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Black Duck
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk