The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 68 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 1.95% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 11.41% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Average daily rate £339 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £241 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
Team Foundation Server
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 149 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 17.13% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 128 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (25.00%) React
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (25.00%) React
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Ninject
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik