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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 51 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.79% 8.42% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.56% 27.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 13
Average daily rate £300 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
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
142 149 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.44% 30.60% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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 April 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 -21 14 £300 -14.28% 2
Newport -5 1 £375 -11.76%
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 23 (65.71%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) Scrum
4 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
5 19 (54.29%) Entity Framework
6 18 (51.43%) SQL
7 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
7 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
8 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
8 16 (45.71%) Windows
9 13 (37.14%) MVC
10 12 (34.29%) TDD
11 11 (31.43%) WCF
12 10 (28.57%) jQuery
12 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
12 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 10 (28.57%) OOP
12 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (25.71%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (25.71%) ITIL
13 9 (25.71%) Oracle
13 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
13 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
13 9 (25.71%) WinForms
13 9 (25.71%) LINQ
13 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (25.71%) Ajax
13 9 (25.71%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) GitHub
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.86%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) Selenium
5 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
6 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (14.29%) Subversion
6 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.86%) NUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (25.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Informatica ETL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
2 19 (54.29%) Entity Framework
3 11 (31.43%) WCF
4 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 9 (25.71%) Ajax
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (25.71%) LINQ
5 9 (25.71%) WinForms
6 8 (22.86%) REST
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) XML
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
9 3 (8.57%) WPF
10 2 (5.71%) SOAP
10 2 (5.71%) XForms
10 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Scrum
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
4 13 (37.14%) MVC
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 10 (28.57%) OOP
7 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) BDD
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.14%) DevOps
9 6 (17.14%) SOA
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.57%) UML
11 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.71%) Kanban
11 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Rundeck
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 5 (14.29%) New Relic
3 5 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) RedGate
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata