Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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)
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 0.31% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Leeds median daily rate £326 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.91% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £326 £413 -
% change year-on-year -20.91% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 565 638 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.55% 28.39% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 490 288
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £410
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.00
10th Percentile £17.67 - £10.69
90th Percentile £40.60 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.25

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Leeds

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Leeds

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Data Conversion
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Runbook
6 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Runbook
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian