The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 18 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 47 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 3.10% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.39% 22.22% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate £325 £325 -
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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.75% 13.93% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 11
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £430
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 £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South Wales region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South Wales region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 3 £340 -
Newport - 3 £325 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £206 -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) MCSD
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (35.71%) QA
7 5 (35.71%) WCF
7 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
8 4 (28.57%) MCAD
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) MS Project
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (28.57%) DOM
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) CRM

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 4 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) DOM
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) Java SE
6 3 (21.43%) Apache FOP
6 3 (21.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSD
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) MCAD
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
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