Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +189
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio Team System 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 921 860 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.80% 16.32% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 548 709
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £526
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.62% +4.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £43.75 £13.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.19% -58.59% -8.39%
10th Percentile £41.38 £10.69 £19.75
90th Percentile £47.13 £18.75 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 - 7 £413 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Visual Studio Team System
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio Team System.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Power BI
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Release Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat