Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 539 580
Rank change year-on-year +228 +41 +13
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 375 63 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 0.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 52 18
London median daily rate £450 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +0.51% +34.62%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £368
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +26.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £72.09 - -
England median hourly rate £72.09 - -

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 9,874 7,819 7,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.43% 18.68% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,388 5,766 5,673
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +58.93%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 82 £450 +39.53% 14
East London +31 54 £525 -2.33% 4
West London -24 12 £413 -2.94% 4
South London - 8 £388 -
North London - 2 - -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 251 (66.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 222 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (44.53%) C#
3 167 (44.53%) .NET
4 159 (42.40%) Finance
5 158 (42.13%) Visual Studio
6 157 (41.87%) Git (software)
7 150 (40.00%) DevOps
8 137 (36.53%) SQL
9 126 (33.60%) SQL Server
10 118 (31.47%) Microsoft
11 99 (26.40%) JavaScript
12 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (23.73%) Scrum
14 87 (23.20%) MVC
15 78 (20.80%) ASP.NET
16 77 (20.53%) TDD
17 73 (19.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 72 (19.20%) REST
19 71 (18.93%) Docker
20 68 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 68 (18.13%) JIRA
21 67 (17.87%) Analytics
21 67 (17.87%) Microservices
22 66 (17.60%) AngularJS
23 65 (17.33%) PowerShell
24 64 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
24 64 (17.07%) JSON
25 61 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
26 60 (16.00%) PaaS

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 40 (10.67%) Apache Spark
2 25 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.20%) CMS
3 12 (3.20%) IIS
4 9 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.60%) Apache
6 6 (1.60%) Mule
7 5 (1.33%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.33%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.07%) Confluence
8 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Eagle PACE
1 14 (3.73%) Front Arena
1 14 (3.73%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.60%) Bloomberg AIM
3 6 (1.60%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.80%) Summit
6 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 251 (66.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (16.00%) PaaS
4 29 (7.73%) IaaS
5 17 (4.53%) Serverless
6 12 (3.20%) Data Lake Analytics
7 11 (2.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (2.93%) GitHub
8 10 (2.67%) SaaS
9 7 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.60%) G Suite
11 5 (1.33%) NuGet
12 4 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (1.07%) npm
13 3 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.87%) DNS
2 5 (1.33%) Intranet
3 3 (0.80%) FTP
3 3 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) VLAN
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (33.60%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.00%) Big Data
3 41 (10.93%) Cosmos DB
4 40 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 40 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 35 (9.33%) Hadoop
6 33 (8.80%) RDBMS
7 25 (6.67%) MySQL
8 20 (5.33%) Power BI
9 18 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (4.00%) Data Lake
11 15 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (2.40%) Spotfire
13 9 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 158 (42.13%) Visual Studio
2 157 (41.87%) Git (software)
3 73 (19.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (18.13%) JIRA
5 54 (14.40%) Jenkins
6 49 (13.07%) TeamCity
7 43 (11.47%) Selenium
8 42 (11.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 41 (10.93%) SpecFlow
10 35 (9.33%) Subversion
11 28 (7.47%) Mercurial
11 28 (7.47%) Sublime Text
12 15 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (3.73%) NUnit
14 10 (2.67%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.60%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.60%) git-flow
15 6 (1.60%) LoadRunner
15 6 (1.60%) Mocha
15 6 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 159 (42.40%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Retail
3 15 (4.00%) Front Office
4 12 (3.20%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.40%) Banking
6 8 (2.13%) Marketing
7 7 (1.87%) Publishing
8 5 (1.33%) Advertising
9 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.80%) Back Office
10 3 (0.80%) Games
10 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (41.33%) Developer
2 76 (20.27%) .NET Developer
3 53 (14.13%) C# Developer
4 51 (13.60%) Azure DevOps
5 44 (11.73%) Azure Engineer
6 42 (11.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (8.80%) Applications Developer
8 33 (8.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 33 (8.80%) Data Engineer
9 32 (8.53%) Analyst
10 31 (8.27%) Azure Developer
11 28 (7.47%) Senior Developer
12 27 (7.20%) Big Data Engineer
12 27 (7.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 24 (6.40%) Consultant
14 23 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (5.33%) React Developer
16 18 (4.80%) AWS DevOps
17 17 (4.53%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (44.53%) .NET
2 78 (20.80%) ASP.NET
3 72 (19.20%) REST
4 68 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 66 (17.60%) AngularJS
6 64 (17.07%) JSON
7 61 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (14.13%) HTML
9 51 (13.60%) CSS
10 49 (13.07%) React
11 47 (12.53%) React Native
12 36 (9.60%) .NET Framework
13 34 (9.07%) WCF
14 30 (8.00%) OpenID
15 29 (7.73%) OAuth
15 29 (7.73%) OAuth2
16 26 (6.93%) OpenCV
17 25 (6.67%) HTML5
17 25 (6.67%) jQuery
17 25 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.80%) Mobile App
2 44 (11.73%) User Experience
3 31 (8.27%) Algorithms
3 31 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.13%) HoloLens
5 19 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (4.00%) Derivative
7 15 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.73%) Equities
8 14 (3.73%) Exotic Derivative
8 14 (3.73%) Fixed Income
8 14 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (3.47%) Fintech
10 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.07%) New Media
12 4 (1.07%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 40 (10.67%) Android
2 40 (10.67%) Windows
3 23 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.93%) Linux
5 3 (0.80%) VMS
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SUSE
6 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (40.00%) DevOps
3 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (23.73%) Scrum
5 87 (23.20%) MVC
6 77 (20.53%) TDD
7 67 (17.87%) Analytics
7 67 (17.87%) Microservices
8 52 (13.87%) Release Management
9 41 (10.93%) Test Automation
10 36 (9.60%) Open Source
11 34 (9.07%) Data Science
12 31 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (8.00%) ETL
14 29 (7.73%) API Integration
14 29 (7.73%) Deep Learning
15 28 (7.47%) Asset Management
15 28 (7.47%) Benchmarking
16 27 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (7.20%) Convolutional Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 167 (44.53%) C#
2 137 (36.53%) SQL
3 99 (26.40%) JavaScript
4 65 (17.33%) PowerShell
5 51 (13.60%) Python
6 32 (8.53%) Scala
7 28 (7.47%) JSX
8 20 (5.33%) Java
9 19 (5.07%) Go
10 14 (3.73%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.20%) U-SQL
12 10 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.40%) C
13 9 (2.40%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.13%) R
15 5 (1.33%) ES6
15 5 (1.33%) Ruby
16 4 (1.07%) C++
16 4 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (3.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.33%) ISEB
2 5 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (0.80%) APMP
4 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.27%) MCDST
6 1 (0.27%) MCITP
6 1 (0.27%) MCSA
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) MCTS
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.80%) QA
2 12 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.13%) GDPR
4 7 (1.87%) SLA
5 5 (1.33%) GCP
6 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.80%) PMO
7 2 (0.53%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (18.93%) Docker
2 27 (7.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.07%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.07%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (10.13%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.93%) Ansible
3 11 (2.93%) Puppet
4 5 (1.33%) Terraform
5 3 (0.80%) SCCM
5 3 (0.80%) SCOM
5 3 (0.80%) WSUS
6 2 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.27%) Mesos
7 1 (0.27%) Packer
7 1 (0.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 118 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (4.80%) SAP
4 14 (3.73%) Alteryx
4 14 (3.73%) Calypso
4 14 (3.73%) Charles River
4 14 (3.73%) FXall
4 14 (3.73%) Oracle
4 14 (3.73%) SimCorp
5 13 (3.47%) Databricks
6 10 (2.67%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.67%) Google
7 6 (1.60%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.60%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.60%) RedGate
8 5 (1.33%) Informatica
8 5 (1.33%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.33%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.07%) Splunk
9 4 (1.07%) Talend