Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 232 228
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 +65
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 53 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 7
City of London median daily rate £450 £363 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -34.09% +53.31%
Central London median daily rate £450 £350 £538
% change year-on-year +28.57% -34.88% +49.83%
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 1,540 1,339 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.87% 20.11% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,024 957
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.99 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -34.66% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27.40 £23.18 £32.23
90th Percentile £58.00 £27.11 £45.68
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +20.72% -27.45% -15.00%

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 18 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (64.15%) C#
2 34 (64.15%) .NET
3 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (49.06%) Finance
5 22 (41.51%) SQL
6 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.85%) MVC
7 17 (32.08%) Visual Studio
7 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
7 17 (32.08%) DevOps
8 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
8 16 (30.19%) TDD
8 16 (30.19%) Selenium
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (26.42%) Microservices
10 14 (26.42%) Release Management
11 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) Gherkin
12 12 (22.64%) SOLID
12 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
12 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.64%) JSON
13 11 (20.75%) Windows
13 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.87%) Scrum
14 10 (18.87%) WinForms

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Mule
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Power BI
3 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (30.19%) Selenium
2 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
3 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.09%) JIRA
6 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.66%) webpack
8 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.77%) NUnit
9 1 (1.89%) git-flow
9 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.89%) Mocha
9 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.89%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.89%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Developer
2 16 (30.19%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Azure Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Azure DevOps
4 13 (24.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 13 (24.53%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead C# Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (64.15%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (22.64%) Gherkin
5 12 (22.64%) JSON
6 10 (18.87%) WinForms
7 9 (16.98%) REST
8 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
9 6 (11.32%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) React
10 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.43%) WCF
10 5 (9.43%) Web Services
11 4 (7.55%) jQuery
11 4 (7.55%) React Native
11 4 (7.55%) RESTful
12 3 (5.66%) Angular 2
12 3 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) MVC
3 17 (32.08%) DevOps
4 16 (30.19%) TDD
5 14 (26.42%) Microservices
5 14 (26.42%) Release Management
6 12 (22.64%) SOLID
7 10 (18.87%) Scrum
8 8 (15.09%) BDD
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) Task Automation
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.66%) ETL
11 3 (5.66%) Kanban
11 3 (5.66%) Migration
11 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) C#
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Go
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.77%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) JSX
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) U-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft