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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 30 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 32 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.17% 2.68% 3.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.25% 17.17% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
Team Foundation Server
Wales

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
158 99 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.44% 15.62% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 66 25
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 23 £425 +30.76%
Cardiff +16 7 £350 +9.37% 2
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 38 (77.55%) C#
3 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (63.27%) .NET Framework
4 31 (63.27%) Visual Studio
5 30 (61.22%) Scrum
6 27 (55.10%) TDD
7 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
7 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
7 26 (53.06%) MVC
8 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (51.02%) BDD
9 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
10 19 (38.78%) Unit Testing
10 19 (38.78%) Web Services
10 19 (38.78%) XML
11 17 (34.69%) SQL
11 17 (34.69%) IIS
11 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
11 17 (34.69%) REST
12 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (32.65%) SOAP
13 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
14 12 (24.49%) Selenium
15 11 (22.45%) JIRA
15 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
16 10 (20.41%) JMeter
16 10 (20.41%) Windows
16 10 (20.41%) Java
16 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (34.69%) IIS
2 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) FileNet
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) OLAP
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Impala
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Firebird
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Visual Studio
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
3 11 (22.45%) JIRA
4 10 (20.41%) JMeter
4 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
5 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (18.37%) Subversion
6 8 (16.33%) TestNG
7 7 (14.29%) Bugzilla
7 7 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
8 3 (6.12%) Gradle
8 3 (6.12%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.08%) NUnit
9 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (8.16%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 23 (46.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 31 (63.27%) .NET Framework
3 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
4 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (38.78%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) XML
6 17 (34.69%) REST
7 16 (32.65%) SOAP
8 7 (14.29%) CSS3
8 7 (14.29%) HTML5
8 7 (14.29%) HTML
8 7 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (12.24%) jQuery
9 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.20%) WCF
11 4 (8.16%) Ajax
12 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.12%) WinForms
12 3 (6.12%) MDX
12 3 (6.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.24%) Open Source
3 5 (10.20%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) Scrum
3 27 (55.10%) TDD
4 26 (53.06%) MVC
5 25 (51.02%) BDD
6 19 (38.78%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Test Management
7 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.20%) UML
10 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.12%) MVVM
11 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 3 (6.12%) OOP
11 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) C
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
1 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco