Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 162 200
Rank change year-on-year +44 +38 +38
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 13 72 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 1.11% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 6.52% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 56 45
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +24.14%
10th Percentile £406 £411 £415
90th Percentile £600 £756 £600
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £69.17
Central London median hourly rate - - £69.17

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 427 1,105 1,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.79% 17.07% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 840 1,249
Median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £359 £381 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £509 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +48.34% +51.05%
10th Percentile £33.65 £20.45 £28.00
90th Percentile £53.60 £79.00 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%

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

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the City of London.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (53.85%) Office 365
3 6 (46.15%) Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Document Management
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) UML

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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Azure
3 1 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Graph
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (53.85%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Document Management
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) API Design
6 1 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Fintech
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Nintex
1 1 (7.69%) SAP