The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 44 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.00% 10.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.81% 5.85% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Team Foundation Server
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Data Conversion
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) DOM
3 4 (44.44%) MCAD
3 4 (44.44%) MCSD
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) MS Project
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) DOM
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) RUP
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCAD
1 4 (44.44%) MCSD
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft