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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 30 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.83% 3.05% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.00% 11.76% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Median daily rate £183 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.12% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £177 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-49.05% -21.05%

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
50 102 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.67% 25.95% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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
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 24 January 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) OOP
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (70.00%) MSTest
3 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
3 7 (70.00%) NUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (70.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (30.00%) NHS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (70.00%) MSTest
1 7 (70.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) UAT Lead
6 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Coaching
3 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) MCAD
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft