The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 29 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.31% 3.92% 4.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.18% 17.17% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 2
Median daily rate £186 £294 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.85% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £189 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
68 99 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.48% 22.81% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 22
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (58.33%) MSTest
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) Coaching
3 7 (58.33%) Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) MSBuild
3 7 (58.33%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) NHS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MSBuild
1 7 (58.33%) MSTest
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) UAT Lead
6 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (58.33%) Entity Framework
1 7 (58.33%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Coaching
3 7 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) RedGate