Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 20 October 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 178 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +225
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% - -
England median daily rate £450 £446 £450
% change year-on-year +0.84% -0.83% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,079 863 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.12% 20.31% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 620 635
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% -2.91% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £302
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £29.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.28% +117.59% -61.43%
10th Percentile £19.98 £19.59 £12.98
90th Percentile £49.63 £39.46 £20.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.19%

Visual Studio Team System
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Team System in Yorkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Studio Team System in Yorkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio Team System in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Studio Team System in Yorkshire

Visual Studio Team System
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Yorkshire -11 9 £425 +34.92% 9
South Yorkshire - 5 £273 -
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) SaaS
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) IaaS
6 4 (28.57%) GitHub
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Runbook
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics

Visual Studio Team System
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) IaaS
3 5 (35.71%) SaaS
4 4 (28.57%) GitHub
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Data Conversion
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Runbook
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau