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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank - 41 33
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.63% 1.96%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.50% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £358 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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
57 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.43% 13.01% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) NHS
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) MVVM
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) LINQ
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (21.43%) MSBuild

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) TestNG
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) MVVM
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore