Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 16 November 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 125 167
Rank change year-on-year -7 +42 +25
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 57 36 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.53% 1.00% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.22% 7.36% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 2
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £500 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.15% -
10th Percentile £363 £296 £332
90th Percentile £538 £530 £426
South East median daily rate £488 £473 £413
% change year-on-year +3.17% +14.55% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.04 - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 789 489 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.15% 13.65% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 257 387
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +0.65% +6.94%
10th Percentile £319 £261 £281
90th Percentile £548 £538 £508
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.56 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +1.85% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21.68 £37.50 £32.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.71 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +9.76% -3.53%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Hampshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Hampshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Hampshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Havant +15 26 £500 +40.85% 1
Southampton -29 8 £400 -20.00% 2
Portsmouth - 5 £613 -
Andover - 4 £413 -
Farnborough - 3 £400 -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Visual Studio Team System
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (42.11%) TDD
6 23 (40.35%) .NET
7 22 (38.60%) CSS
8 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 18 (31.58%) OO
9 18 (31.58%) MVC
9 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
10 17 (29.82%) Selenium
11 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (26.32%) React
12 15 (26.32%) HTML
13 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
13 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
13 13 (22.81%) OOP
13 13 (22.81%) Analytics
14 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
15 11 (19.30%) OWASP
15 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
15 11 (19.30%) User Stories
15 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
17 9 (15.79%) NUnit
17 9 (15.79%) jQuery
17 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (15.79%) BDD

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.28%) Azure Machine Learning
3 5 (8.77%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) Azure Functions
4 4 (7.02%) Serverless
5 3 (5.26%) PaaS
5 3 (5.26%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Data Lake
3 7 (12.28%) Power BI
4 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.82%) Selenium
3 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
4 9 (15.79%) NUnit
5 7 (12.28%) Protractor
6 5 (8.77%) Appium
6 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.02%) MSTest
8 3 (5.26%) JMeter
8 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 22 (38.60%) CSS
3 15 (26.32%) HTML
3 15 (26.32%) React
4 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.79%) jQuery
7 8 (14.04%) Node.js
8 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.28%) JSON
9 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.26%) .NET Core
12 2 (3.51%) REST
12 2 (3.51%) SAML
13 1 (1.75%) GraphQL
13 1 (1.75%) Jest
13 1 (1.75%) Kafka
13 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 18 (31.58%) OO
3 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 13 (22.81%) Analytics
4 13 (22.81%) OOP
5 11 (19.30%) OWASP
5 11 (19.30%) User Stories
6 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.79%) BDD
7 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
8 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.28%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (12.28%) Machine Learning
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Perfecto Mobile
4 2 (3.51%) Axosoft
4 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.75%) Databricks