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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 40 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 1.97% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.93% 18.00% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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
86 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.28% 10.96% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 32
Average daily rate £325 £295 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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
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 28 August 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
Cardiff -3 3 £415 +56.60% 3
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 24 (75.00%) TDD
4 22 (68.75%) .NET Framework
4 22 (68.75%) BDD
5 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
6 20 (62.50%) Scrum
7 19 (59.38%) SharePoint
8 18 (56.25%) Java
9 17 (53.13%) ISEB
9 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
9 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
10 16 (50.00%) Test Management
10 16 (50.00%) TestNG
10 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (50.00%) Selenium
10 16 (50.00%) Load Testing
10 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
10 16 (50.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (46.88%) JIRA
11 15 (46.88%) Kanban
11 15 (46.88%) TortoiseSVN
11 15 (46.88%) WebDriver
11 15 (46.88%) Open Source
11 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
11 15 (46.88%) JUnit
11 15 (46.88%) Subversion
11 15 (46.88%) JMeter
11 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
12 14 (43.75%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (59.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Selenium
1 16 (50.00%) TestNG
2 15 (46.88%) TortoiseSVN
2 15 (46.88%) WebDriver
2 15 (46.88%) JMeter
2 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
2 15 (46.88%) Subversion
2 15 (46.88%) JUnit
2 15 (46.88%) JIRA
3 14 (43.75%) Ant
3 14 (43.75%) Maven
3 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Framework
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 9 (28.13%) SOAP
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) XSD
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) Java SE
7 2 (6.25%) Apache FOP
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 12 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) AS400
3 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 2 (6.25%) GIS
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) TDD
2 22 (68.75%) BDD
3 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
5 16 (50.00%) Test Management
5 16 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (50.00%) Load Testing
6 15 (46.88%) Kanban
6 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) ISEB
3 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSD
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Informatica
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
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Sanderson
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Experis Ltd
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