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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England / London
Rank 374 427 404
Rank change year-on-year +53 -23  
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 24 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.018% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 8
Median daily rate £425 £475 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +47.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £415 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 -
% change year-on-year +26.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visual Studio Team System is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3526 3502 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.21% 15.82% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2551 2183
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Visual Studio Team System as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Visual Studio Team System
England

Visual Studio Team System
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio Team System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) .NET
3 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (57.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (51.85%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
7 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
9 17 (31.48%) MVC
10 15 (27.78%) Scrum
10 15 (27.78%) TDD
11 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (24.07%) Kanban
12 13 (24.07%) WCF
12 13 (24.07%) HTML
12 13 (24.07%) SQL
13 12 (22.22%) CRM
13 12 (22.22%) Finance
13 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
14 11 (20.37%) Windows
14 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
15 10 (18.52%) CSS
15 10 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
17 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
17 8 (14.81%) Release Management

Visual Studio Team System
Top Related 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 7 (12.96%) NServiceBus
2 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) IaaS
2 5 (9.26%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.41%) CruiseControl
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) CMake
6 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.85%) Grunt
6 1 (1.85%) Hudson
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) JMeter
6 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) NuGet
6 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Front Office
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum Master
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (24.07%) HTML
4 13 (24.07%) WCF
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 8 (14.81%) Entity Framework
9 5 (9.26%) WPF
10 4 (7.41%) WF
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.70%) Web Services
11 2 (3.70%) WinForms
12 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.85%) HTML5
12 1 (1.85%) JMS
12 1 (1.85%) jQuery
12 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Equities
1 5 (9.26%) Fixed Income
1 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) MVC
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
3 15 (27.78%) TDD
4 13 (24.07%) Kanban
5 12 (22.22%) CRM
6 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 8 (14.81%) DevOps
7 8 (14.81%) Release Management
8 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 7 (12.96%) Planning Poker
8 7 (12.96%) SOLID
8 7 (12.96%) User Stories
8 7 (12.96%) Web Development
9 6 (11.11%) Coaching
9 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.26%) ITIL
10 5 (9.26%) RUP
10 5 (9.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.26%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CCNA
2 3 (5.56%) CCNP
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.56%) MCDBA
2 3 (5.56%) MCDST
2 3 (5.56%) MCITP
2 3 (5.56%) MCSA
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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