The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 41 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 30 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.06% 2.81% 3.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.27% 15.93% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 113 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.96% 17.63% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 74 25
Average daily rate £365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +1 25 £425 +25.92%
Cardiff +4 4 £408 +35.83% 2
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (86.54%) .NET
2 44 (84.62%) C#
3 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 38 (73.08%) Scrum
6 37 (71.15%) Visual Studio
7 34 (65.38%) TDD
8 33 (63.46%) BDD
9 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
9 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
9 32 (61.54%) MVC
10 27 (51.92%) Web Services
11 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
12 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
12 25 (48.08%) IIS
13 24 (46.15%) XML
13 24 (46.15%) REST
14 23 (44.23%) SOAP
14 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
16 16 (30.77%) SQL
17 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 12 (23.08%) JIRA
19 11 (21.15%) Selenium
19 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
19 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
19 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
20 10 (19.23%) JMeter
20 10 (19.23%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 25 (48.08%) IIS
2 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) FileNet
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) OLAP
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) InterBase
5 1 (1.92%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 37 (71.15%) Visual Studio
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
3 11 (21.15%) Selenium
4 10 (19.23%) JMeter
5 9 (17.31%) Subversion
5 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
5 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
6 8 (15.38%) TestNG
7 7 (13.46%) JUnit
7 7 (13.46%) Bugzilla
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.77%) ReSharper
8 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.77%) MSBuild
8 3 (5.77%) Gradle
8 3 (5.77%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.85%) NUnit
9 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (17.31%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Tester
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (86.54%) .NET
2 39 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (51.92%) Web Services
5 24 (46.15%) XML
5 24 (46.15%) REST
6 23 (44.23%) SOAP
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (13.46%) Entity Framework
9 6 (11.54%) CSS3
9 6 (11.54%) HTML5
9 6 (11.54%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) WCF
10 5 (9.62%) jQuery
11 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
11 3 (5.77%) LINQ
11 3 (5.77%) WinForms
12 2 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.54%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Scrum
3 34 (65.38%) TDD
4 33 (63.46%) BDD
5 32 (61.54%) MVC
6 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Test Management
7 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.46%) Load Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Open Source
9 5 (9.62%) UML
10 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.77%) MVVM
11 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.77%) BPMN
11 3 (5.77%) OOP
11 3 (5.77%) SOA
11 3 (5.77%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) C
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore