Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 April 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)
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 528 584
Rank change year-on-year +140 +56 -6
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 264 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.15% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 0.82% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 45 11
London median daily rate £475 £442 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% -5.96% +46.88%
10th Percentile £346 £284 £375
90th Percentile £605 £596 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £69.17 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,419 7,095 6,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.47% 17.84% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,104 5,236 5,170
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 19
London median hourly rate £45.75 £41.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% -5.17% +58.93%
10th Percentile £30.50 £19.54 £29.64
90th Percentile £165.00 £64.50 £53.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.19 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.19% -2.51% +14.19%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Central London +9 68 £475 +33.80% 14
East London +32 40 £550 +10.00% 3
West London -29 5 £525 +40.00% 1
South London -46 3 £550 +15.79%
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 170 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (60.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (50.76%) C#
4 131 (49.62%) .NET
5 130 (49.24%) Visual Studio
6 122 (46.21%) Finance
7 107 (40.53%) DevOps
8 104 (39.39%) Git (software)
9 97 (36.74%) SQL
10 85 (32.20%) SQL Server
11 83 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 68 (25.76%) Scrum
14 67 (25.38%) JavaScript
15 60 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
16 59 (22.35%) MVC
17 55 (20.83%) ASP.NET
17 55 (20.83%) TDD
18 53 (20.08%) Docker
19 51 (19.32%) JIRA
20 50 (18.94%) REST
21 49 (18.56%) JSON
22 48 (18.18%) PowerShell
23 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
23 47 (17.80%) Jenkins
24 45 (17.05%) Analytics
25 42 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
26 41 (15.53%) TeamCity
26 41 (15.53%) CSS
27 40 (15.15%) HTML

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.79%) Apache
3 10 (3.79%) Apache Pig
4 9 (3.41%) CMS
5 8 (3.03%) IIS
6 6 (2.27%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.52%) Mule
7 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (4.92%) Eagle PACE
1 13 (4.92%) Front Arena
1 13 (4.92%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.89%) Bloomberg AIM
2 5 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.89%) Summit
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 159 (60.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (9.47%) PaaS
4 8 (3.03%) npm
4 8 (3.03%) Serverless
5 7 (2.65%) IaaS
5 7 (2.65%) NuGet
6 6 (2.27%) G Suite
7 5 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.89%) Data Lake Analytics
7 5 (1.89%) SaaS
8 3 (1.14%) Office 365
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) Intranet
2 3 (1.14%) FTP
2 3 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) Extranet
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) VLAN
3 1 (0.38%) VoIP
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.36%) Big Data
3 24 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
3 24 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 23 (8.71%) MySQL
5 21 (7.95%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.79%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.41%) HBase
10 9 (3.41%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.89%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 130 (49.24%) Visual Studio
2 104 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 60 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (19.32%) JIRA
5 47 (17.80%) Jenkins
6 41 (15.53%) TeamCity
7 37 (14.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (10.23%) Selenium
9 26 (9.85%) SpecFlow
10 25 (9.47%) Subversion
11 18 (6.82%) NUnit
12 16 (6.06%) Mercurial
12 16 (6.06%) Sublime Text
13 13 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (3.03%) MSBuild
14 8 (3.03%) MSTest
15 7 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (2.27%) Bitbucket
17 5 (1.89%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 122 (46.21%) Finance
2 24 (9.09%) Retail
3 13 (4.92%) Front Office
4 9 (3.41%) Marketing
5 8 (3.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.27%) Games
7 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.52%) Advertising
8 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (38.26%) Developer
2 54 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 43 (16.29%) Azure DevOps
4 37 (14.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 35 (13.26%) Azure Engineer
7 32 (12.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 28 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (9.85%) Analyst
10 24 (9.09%) Data Engineer
11 23 (8.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (8.33%) Senior Developer
13 21 (7.95%) Applications Developer
14 19 (7.20%) Big Data Engineer
15 18 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
16 16 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (5.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 15 (5.68%) Tester
18 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (49.62%) .NET
2 55 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 50 (18.94%) REST
4 49 (18.56%) JSON
5 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (15.53%) CSS
7 40 (15.15%) HTML
8 36 (13.64%) React
9 34 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 28 (10.61%) React Native
12 25 (9.47%) .NET Framework
13 23 (8.71%) HTML5
14 21 (7.95%) CSS3
14 21 (7.95%) Entity Framework
15 20 (7.58%) Node.js
15 20 (7.58%) OpenID
16 19 (7.20%) OAuth
16 19 (7.20%) OAuth2
17 18 (6.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.61%) Mobile App
2 22 (8.33%) User Experience
3 18 (6.82%) Derivative
4 17 (6.44%) Algorithms
5 14 (5.30%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.92%) Equities
6 13 (4.92%) Exotic Derivative
6 13 (4.92%) Fixed Income
6 13 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (3.79%) Fintech
7 10 (3.79%) HoloLens
8 8 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.65%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.89%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.52%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.74%) Android
1 31 (11.74%) Apple iOS
2 27 (10.23%) Windows
3 17 (6.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.14%) Linux
4 3 (1.14%) VMS
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (40.53%) DevOps
3 83 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (25.76%) Scrum
5 59 (22.35%) MVC
6 55 (20.83%) TDD
7 45 (17.05%) Analytics
8 36 (13.64%) Microservices
9 35 (13.26%) Release Management
10 32 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 29 (10.98%) BDD
12 26 (9.85%) Open Source
13 24 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (9.09%) Data Science
14 22 (8.33%) Unit Testing
15 20 (7.58%) Benchmarking
15 20 (7.58%) Kanban
16 18 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
17 17 (6.44%) API Integration
17 17 (6.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (50.76%) C#
2 97 (36.74%) SQL
3 67 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 48 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 25 (9.47%) Python
6 18 (6.82%) Scala
7 16 (6.06%) JSX
8 12 (4.55%) Go
9 11 (4.17%) C
10 10 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.03%) Java
12 7 (2.65%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.27%) R
14 5 (1.89%) F#
14 5 (1.89%) U-SQL
14 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.76%) Ruby
16 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 18 (6.82%) Degree
2 8 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.52%) ISEB
4 3 (1.14%) APMP
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.38%) MCDST
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.77%) QA
2 9 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.41%) GDPR
3 7 (2.65%) SLA
4 5 (1.89%) PMO
5 3 (1.14%) WCAG
6 1 (0.38%) HAZOP
System Software
1 53 (20.08%) Docker
2 22 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) Ansible
4 2 (0.76%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.76%) Puppet
4 2 (0.76%) Terraform
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.38%) Packer
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.68%) Alteryx
3 14 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.92%) Calypso
4 13 (4.92%) Charles River
4 13 (4.92%) FXall
4 13 (4.92%) SAP
4 13 (4.92%) SimCorp
5 9 (3.41%) Oracle
5 9 (3.41%) Talend
6 8 (3.03%) Google
7 6 (2.27%) Databricks
8 5 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.89%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.89%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.52%) Apigee
9 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.52%) HP
9 4 (1.52%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.14%) ServiceNow