The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 36 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 1.05% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 13.33% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 30 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.28% 7.85% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 38
Median daily rate £350 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bedfordshire region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bedfordshire region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) NUnit
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Confluence
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (40.00%) Loose Coupling
5 4 (40.00%) SOLID
5 4 (40.00%) YAGNI
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) MVVM
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) SQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 4 (40.00%) Loose Coupling
1 4 (40.00%) Microservices
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) SOLID
1 4 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) YAGNI
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft