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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 35 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.74% 2.40% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.41% 21.74% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £388 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -16.66%
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
116 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.17% 11.03% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 13 £330 -
Cardiff -11 7 £300 +9.09% 2
Glamorgan - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (82.98%) C#
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 33 (70.21%) TDD
4 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (65.96%) Scrum
6 27 (57.45%) BDD
7 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
8 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
9 24 (51.06%) Subversion
10 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
10 23 (48.94%) SharePoint
10 23 (48.94%) MVC
11 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
11 21 (44.68%) Selenium
11 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
12 20 (42.55%) Open Source
12 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (42.55%) JIRA
12 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
13 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
13 19 (40.43%) Java
14 17 (36.17%) Test Scripting
15 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
15 16 (34.04%) ISEB
16 15 (31.91%) Bugzilla
16 15 (31.91%) ISTQB
16 15 (31.91%) Load Testing
16 15 (31.91%) Test Management
16 15 (31.91%) Kanban
16 15 (31.91%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (48.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) MS Access
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.13%) Impala
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Subversion
2 21 (44.68%) Visual Studio
2 21 (44.68%) Selenium
3 20 (42.55%) JIRA
3 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
4 15 (31.91%) WebDriver
4 15 (31.91%) Bugzilla
5 14 (29.79%) JMeter
5 14 (29.79%) TortoiseSVN
6 10 (21.28%) TestNG
7 9 (19.15%) Maven
7 9 (19.15%) Ant
7 9 (19.15%) JUnit
8 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
9 5 (10.64%) ReSharper
9 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
9 5 (10.64%) Gradle
9 5 (10.64%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (4.26%) NUnit
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Tester
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) DBA
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
3 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 14 (29.79%) HTML
5 14 (29.79%) jQuery
6 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) REST
6 12 (25.53%) CSS3
7 9 (19.15%) WCF
7 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (19.15%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) Spring
8 8 (17.02%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) Java SE
8 8 (17.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (14.89%) Ajax
9 7 (14.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Open Source
2 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 2 (4.26%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) GIS
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) TDD
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (65.96%) Scrum
4 27 (57.45%) BDD
5 23 (48.94%) MVC
6 17 (36.17%) Test Scripting
7 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
8 15 (31.91%) Kanban
8 15 (31.91%) Test Management
8 15 (31.91%) Load Testing
8 15 (31.91%) Automation Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Project Management
10 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
12 5 (10.64%) SOA
12 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.38%) CRM
13 3 (6.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) ISEB
4 15 (31.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Informatica
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) EPiServer