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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 42 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.36% 1.90% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% 19.23% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£415 £308 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.95% +20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.74% 9.89% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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 1 August 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) GIS
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore