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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 28 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.38% 2.31% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.63% 18.97% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 1
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£340 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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
113 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.96% 12.16% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 38 42
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 +6 25 £363 +7.40% 3
Cardiff -2 9 £300 +15.38% 2
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 43 (84.31%) C#
2 40 (78.43%) .NET
3 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (68.63%) TDD
4 35 (68.63%) Scrum
5 32 (62.75%) BDD
6 30 (58.82%) .NET Framework
7 29 (56.86%) Subversion
8 28 (54.90%) SharePoint
8 28 (54.90%) Selenium
9 27 (52.94%) JIRA
9 27 (52.94%) Open Source
10 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
10 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
11 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
11 25 (49.02%) ISEB
12 24 (47.06%) Java
12 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
12 24 (47.06%) Software Testing
13 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
13 23 (45.10%) Load Testing
13 23 (45.10%) Test Management
13 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
14 22 (43.14%) Kanban
14 22 (43.14%) HP Quality Center
14 22 (43.14%) Bugzilla
14 22 (43.14%) Automation Testing
14 22 (43.14%) WebDriver
15 21 (41.18%) TortoiseSVN
15 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (54.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) JBoss
2 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) Subversion
2 28 (54.90%) Selenium
3 27 (52.94%) JIRA
4 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
5 22 (43.14%) WebDriver
5 22 (43.14%) Bugzilla
6 21 (41.18%) JMeter
6 21 (41.18%) TortoiseSVN
7 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
8 17 (33.33%) TestNG
9 16 (31.37%) JUnit
10 15 (29.41%) Ant
10 15 (29.41%) Maven
11 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
11 5 (9.80%) ReSharper
11 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
11 5 (9.80%) Gradle
11 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Tester
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Security Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) .NET
2 30 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (19.61%) jQuery
5 10 (19.61%) HTML
5 10 (19.61%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) REST
6 9 (17.65%) WCF
6 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) HTML5
7 8 (15.69%) CSS3
7 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (13.73%) Spring
8 7 (13.73%) SOAP
9 6 (11.76%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) Open Source
2 16 (31.37%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) AS400
3 3 (5.88%) iSeries
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (68.63%) TDD
2 35 (68.63%) Scrum
3 32 (62.75%) BDD
4 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
5 24 (47.06%) Software Testing
6 23 (45.10%) Test Management
6 23 (45.10%) Load Testing
7 22 (43.14%) Automation Testing
7 22 (43.14%) Kanban
8 19 (37.25%) MVC
9 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Project Management
10 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.80%) CRM
11 5 (9.80%) SOA
12 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 25 (49.02%) ISEB
3 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
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