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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 55 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.23% 1.05% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 8.89% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£400 £415 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% -8.18%
Team Foundation Server
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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
65 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.67% 11.81% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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