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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 521 420 292
Rank change year-on-year -101 -128 -13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 79 110 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.82% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 54
10th Percentile £413 £360 £406
25th Percentile £463 £477 £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £650 £688 £597
90th Percentile £695 £716 £675
England median daily rate £500 £535 £515
% change year-on-year -6.54% +3.88% +3.00%

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 7,687 6,038 3,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.21% 19.43% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,477 4,239 2,277
10th Percentile £413 £400 £378
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £645 £625
90th Percentile £800 £715 £708
England median daily rate £558 £502 £500
% change year-on-year +11.21% +0.35% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 18
10th Percentile £15.75 £28.95 £30.88
25th Percentile £26.25 £37.88 £45.06
Median hourly rate £47.06 £59.36 £50.25
Median % change year-on-year -20.72% +18.12% +2.73%
75th Percentile £64.50 £67.25 £61.63
90th Percentile £75.08 £68.94 £65.34
England median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in London

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in London.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -17 10 £500 -11.89% 3
South London - 1 £450 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 61 (77.22%) Agile
2 54 (68.35%) Azure
3 49 (62.03%) DevOps
4 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
5 34 (43.04%) C#
6 32 (40.51%) .NET
7 30 (37.97%) Azure DevOps
8 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
9 25 (31.65%) Scrum
9 25 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (30.38%) Social Skills
11 22 (27.85%) SQL
11 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
12 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
12 18 (22.78%) .NET Framework
13 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
13 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
14 16 (20.25%) CI/CD
14 16 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (20.25%) Analytics
15 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
16 14 (17.72%) Finance
16 14 (17.72%) TDD
17 13 (16.46%) RESTful
18 12 (15.19%) Databricks
19 11 (13.92%) Terraform
19 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
19 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
20 10 (12.66%) Microservices

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 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) Confluence
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) DNN
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Endur
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.27%) Aligne
3 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 54 (68.35%) Azure
2 30 (37.97%) Azure DevOps
3 10 (12.66%) Azure Storage
4 9 (11.39%) PaaS
5 8 (10.13%) Azure Logic Apps
6 7 (8.86%) Power Platform
7 6 (7.59%) AWS
7 6 (7.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 6 (7.59%) Azure Functions
7 6 (7.59%) Azure Key Vault
7 6 (7.59%) IaaS
7 6 (7.59%) Serverless
8 5 (6.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (3.80%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (3.80%) Lucidchart
10 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.86%) Power BI
5 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Ignite
6 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.80%) MySQL
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.53%) HBase
8 2 (2.53%) IDEF1X
8 2 (2.53%) Metadata
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.53%) OLAP
8 2 (2.53%) OLTP
8 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 7 (8.86%) MSTest
4 7 (8.86%) Selenium
5 6 (7.59%) Subversion
6 4 (5.06%) Postman
6 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.53%) ER Studio
7 2 (2.53%) ERwin
7 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.53%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.27%) Babel
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (30.38%) Social Skills
3 14 (17.72%) Finance
4 7 (8.86%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (7.59%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (6.33%) Banking
7 3 (3.80%) Marketing
7 3 (3.80%) Retail
8 2 (2.53%) Front Office
8 2 (2.53%) Games
8 2 (2.53%) Legal
8 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.27%) Billing
9 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Azure Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.46%) RESTful
4 9 (11.39%) CSS
5 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (10.13%) Web Services
6 7 (8.86%) XML
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.59%) HTML
7 6 (7.59%) React
8 5 (6.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.33%) JSON
8 5 (6.33%) Redux
9 4 (5.06%) ARM Templates
9 4 (5.06%) Spring
9 4 (5.06%) Swagger
9 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.80%) ADO
10 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.80%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (6.33%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.06%) PMI
3 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.53%) Derivative
4 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) Agile
2 49 (62.03%) DevOps
3 25 (31.65%) Scrum
4 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
6 16 (20.25%) Analytics
6 16 (20.25%) CI/CD
6 16 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (17.72%) TDD
8 10 (12.66%) Microservices
8 10 (12.66%) Project Delivery
8 10 (12.66%) SDLC
9 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.13%) Full Stack Development
11 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.86%) Clean Code
11 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineering
12 6 (7.59%) OO
12 6 (7.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) C#
2 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.39%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.59%) Java
6 6 (7.59%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) XPath
8 2 (2.53%) R
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) ES6
9 1 (1.27%) ES7
9 1 (1.27%) JSX
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) CBAP
2 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) GDPR
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) Docker
3 2 (2.53%) GridGain
4 1 (1.27%) LXC
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Terraform
2 9 (11.39%) Ansible
3 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.80%) MIIS
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Databricks
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Ceridian
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) Splunk
5 2 (2.53%) Workday
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) Spotify