Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 546 561
Rank change year-on-year +249 +15 +46
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 371 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.59% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 68 33
London median daily rate £475 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -8.42% +48.44%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £382
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £442 £450
% change year-on-year +1.81% -1.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £72.09 - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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 10,337 8,624 7,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 19.49% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,656 6,402 5,718
London median daily rate £500 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £340 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £601
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 18
London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.08% -25.29% +50.57%
10th Percentile £16.93 £20.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £86.25 £53.66 £56.45
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +25 67 £450 +20.00% 15
East London +34 46 £525 -2.33% 2
West London -11 12 £316 -25.59% 3
South London - 7 £450 -
North London - 3 - -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 257 (69.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 225 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (43.94%) C#
4 152 (40.97%) Visual Studio
5 150 (40.43%) .NET
6 146 (39.35%) Git (software)
7 139 (37.47%) Microsoft
7 139 (37.47%) Finance
7 139 (37.47%) DevOps
8 132 (35.58%) SQL
9 126 (33.96%) SQL Server
10 114 (30.73%) JavaScript
11 94 (25.34%) Scrum
12 86 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
12 86 (23.18%) Microservices
13 85 (22.91%) TDD
14 80 (21.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 78 (21.02%) Docker
16 77 (20.75%) MVC
17 72 (19.41%) AngularJS
18 69 (18.60%) ASP.NET
19 68 (18.33%) Python
19 68 (18.33%) REST
20 66 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
20 66 (17.79%) JIRA
20 66 (17.79%) ASP.NET Web API
21 65 (17.52%) PaaS
21 65 (17.52%) Analytics
22 59 (15.90%) PowerShell
23 56 (15.09%) JSON

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 37 (9.97%) Apache Spark
2 29 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.16%) CMS
4 8 (2.16%) Confluence
5 7 (1.89%) Mule
6 6 (1.62%) IIS
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.08%) Apache
8 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (4.85%) thinkFolio
2 14 (3.77%) Eagle PACE
2 14 (3.77%) Front Arena
3 9 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.89%) Markit EDM
6 6 (1.62%) Bloomberg AIM
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.54%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 257 (69.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (17.52%) PaaS
4 34 (9.16%) IaaS
5 22 (5.93%) Serverless
6 16 (4.31%) Azure Data Factory
7 15 (4.04%) Azure Functions
8 13 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (3.50%) SaaS
9 12 (3.23%) GitHub
10 10 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (2.70%) Data Lake Analytics
11 6 (1.62%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.35%) G Suite
13 3 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.77%) DNS
2 5 (1.35%) Firewall
3 4 (1.08%) Intranet
3 4 (1.08%) LAN
4 3 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.40%) NoSQL
3 43 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 41 (11.05%) Big Data
4 41 (11.05%) Cosmos DB
5 32 (8.63%) Hadoop
5 32 (8.63%) RDBMS
6 30 (8.09%) Power BI
7 25 (6.74%) Data Lake
8 17 (4.58%) MySQL
9 16 (4.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (3.23%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.96%) Spotfire
13 10 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 152 (40.97%) Visual Studio
2 146 (39.35%) Git (software)
3 80 (21.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (17.79%) JIRA
5 48 (12.94%) Jenkins
6 45 (12.13%) Selenium
7 38 (10.24%) SpecFlow
8 34 (9.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (9.16%) Subversion
9 32 (8.63%) TeamCity
10 28 (7.55%) Mercurial
10 28 (7.55%) Sublime Text
11 19 (5.12%) NUnit
12 15 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (3.50%) MSBuild
14 8 (2.16%) git-flow
14 8 (2.16%) Moq
15 5 (1.35%) webpack
16 4 (1.08%) Artifactory
16 4 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 139 (37.47%) Finance
2 18 (4.85%) Front Office
3 16 (4.31%) Retail
4 13 (3.50%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.16%) Banking
6 6 (1.62%) Back Office
6 6 (1.62%) Marketing
6 6 (1.62%) Publishing
7 5 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 170 (45.82%) Developer
2 80 (21.56%) .NET Developer
3 66 (17.79%) C# Developer
4 48 (12.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (10.51%) Azure DevOps
6 38 (10.24%) Azure Developer
6 38 (10.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 34 (9.16%) Azure Engineer
8 30 (8.09%) Data Engineer
9 28 (7.55%) Applications Developer
9 28 (7.55%) Consultant
9 28 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 27 (7.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 26 (7.01%) Analyst
12 24 (6.47%) Big Data Engineer
13 20 (5.39%) React Developer
14 18 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
14 18 (4.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (4.31%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.43%) .NET
2 72 (19.41%) AngularJS
3 69 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 68 (18.33%) REST
5 66 (17.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 56 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (15.09%) HTML
6 56 (15.09%) JSON
7 55 (14.82%) CSS
8 52 (14.02%) React
9 51 (13.75%) React Native
10 40 (10.78%) WCF
11 32 (8.63%) .NET Framework
12 30 (8.09%) Node.js
13 29 (7.82%) OpenID
14 28 (7.55%) OAuth
14 28 (7.55%) OAuth2
15 27 (7.28%) .NET Core
16 25 (6.74%) OpenCV
17 24 (6.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.82%) Mobile App
2 52 (14.02%) User Experience
3 38 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.55%) Algorithms
5 23 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (5.39%) HoloLens
8 18 (4.85%) Fixed Income
9 17 (4.58%) Equities
9 17 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (4.04%) Computer Science
10 15 (4.04%) Fintech
11 14 (3.77%) Derivative
11 14 (3.77%) Exotic Derivative
12 7 (1.89%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.35%) Cloud Native
14 4 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.08%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.82%) Apple iOS
2 45 (12.13%) Android
3 35 (9.43%) Windows
4 18 (4.85%) Linux
5 12 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.08%) Unix
7 2 (0.54%) VMS
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (37.47%) DevOps
3 94 (25.34%) Scrum
4 86 (23.18%) Microservices
5 85 (22.91%) TDD
6 77 (20.75%) MVC
7 66 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (17.52%) Analytics
9 49 (13.21%) Release Management
10 40 (10.78%) Test Automation
11 39 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (10.24%) Asset Management
13 35 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (9.43%) Data Science
14 34 (9.16%) Kanban
15 31 (8.36%) Open Source
16 30 (8.09%) ETL
17 28 (7.55%) Benchmarking
17 28 (7.55%) Deep Learning
17 28 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (43.94%) C#
2 132 (35.58%) SQL
3 114 (30.73%) JavaScript
4 68 (18.33%) Python
5 59 (15.90%) PowerShell
6 31 (8.36%) Java
7 28 (7.55%) JSX
7 28 (7.55%) Scala
8 25 (6.74%) Go
9 18 (4.85%) TypeScript
10 15 (4.04%) U-SQL
11 12 (3.23%) R
11 12 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.70%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.43%) C++
14 8 (2.16%) Ruby
15 5 (1.35%) C
15 5 (1.35%) ES6
15 5 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.04%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (0.81%) APMP
3 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.81%) ISEB
3 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.54%) RHCE
4 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.47%) QA
2 12 (3.23%) GCP
3 10 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.62%) SLA
5 5 (1.35%) GDPR
6 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.27%) HAZOP
System Software
1 78 (21.02%) Docker
2 16 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) HDFS
3 4 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.39%) Ansible
3 14 (3.77%) Puppet
4 13 (3.50%) Terraform
5 11 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.81%) Mesos
6 3 (0.81%) SCCM
6 3 (0.81%) SCOM
6 3 (0.81%) WSUS
7 2 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 139 (37.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.12%) Oracle
2 19 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (4.04%) Charles River
4 14 (3.77%) Calypso
4 14 (3.77%) FXall
4 14 (3.77%) SimCorp
5 13 (3.50%) SAP
6 12 (3.23%) Databricks
7 11 (2.96%) Google
8 9 (2.43%) Alteryx
8 9 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.43%) Bloomberg
9 8 (2.16%) Splunk
10 7 (1.89%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.89%) RedGate
11 6 (1.62%) Talend
12 5 (1.35%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.08%) Informatica
14 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow