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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 38 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.74% 3.08% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.88% 13.79% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 3
Median daily rate £183 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.36% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £232 £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 £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 116 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.57% 22.35% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 97 69
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £386 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 8 £183 -41.12% 4
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 8 (57.14%) MSTest
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
6 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (50.00%) Coaching
6 7 (50.00%) OOP
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 7 (50.00%) NUnit
6 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) Use Case
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 3 (21.43%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MSTest
2 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) UAT Lead
6 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (21.43%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Coaching
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) Use Case
6 4 (28.57%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) MCSD
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) MCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle