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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 52 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 2.20% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 14.10% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Average daily rate £363 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +40.74%
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
116 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.83% 15.63% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 33
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 7 £275 -26.66% 4
Newport - 7 £480 -
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 82 (94.25%) Scrum
2 75 (86.21%) C#
3 70 (80.46%) .NET
4 63 (72.41%) SQL Server
5 62 (71.26%) MVC
6 61 (70.11%) Unit Testing
7 58 (66.67%) .NET Framework
8 56 (64.37%) TDD
9 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (59.77%) Entity Framework
10 49 (56.32%) jQuery
11 46 (52.87%) Visual Studio
12 43 (49.43%) SQL
12 43 (49.43%) Ajax
12 43 (49.43%) REST
13 42 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (43.68%) BDD
15 36 (41.38%) WCF
15 36 (41.38%) XML
15 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
18 29 (33.33%) SpecFlow
19 28 (32.18%) Selenium
19 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
20 27 (31.03%) SOA
20 27 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
21 24 (27.59%) IIS
21 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
22 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (31.03%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (27.59%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) Mule
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.90%) GitHub
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 42 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) MS Access
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (52.87%) Visual Studio
2 29 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
3 28 (32.18%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.90%) JIRA
6 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.60%) Subversion
8 3 (3.45%) CruiseControl
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.15%) NUnit
9 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (24.14%) Back Office
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (90.80%) Developer
2 62 (71.26%) .NET Developer
3 38 (43.68%) SQL Developer
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Senior Software Developer
13 1 (1.15%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (80.46%) .NET
2 58 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 52 (59.77%) Entity Framework
4 49 (56.32%) jQuery
5 43 (49.43%) Ajax
5 43 (49.43%) REST
6 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (41.38%) WCF
6 36 (41.38%) XML
7 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
8 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (22.99%) CSS
8 20 (22.99%) HTML
9 19 (21.84%) SOAP
9 19 (21.84%) Web Services
10 15 (17.24%) XForms
10 15 (17.24%) XSLT
11 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 6 (6.90%) LINQ
12 6 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) NHS
2 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (94.25%) Scrum
2 62 (71.26%) MVC
3 61 (70.11%) Unit Testing
4 56 (64.37%) TDD
5 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (43.68%) BDD
7 27 (31.03%) SOA
8 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (25.29%) OOP
9 18 (20.69%) OO
10 16 (18.39%) UML
11 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 14 (16.09%) Regression Testing
13 12 (13.79%) High Availability
14 11 (12.64%) Data Security
14 11 (12.64%) MSF
15 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (9.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) T-SQL
5 14 (16.09%) XPath
6 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (25.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (11.49%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Ansible
1 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Red Gate
3 6 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.75%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.75%) New Relic
4 5 (5.75%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Teradata
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