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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 24 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 40 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.08% 2.21% 4.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.40% 14.29% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 12
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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
146 91 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.49% 15.50% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 59 30
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 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 1 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 +2 23 £425 +30.76% 3
Cardiff +24 13 £350 +2.94% 2
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 37 (77.08%) C#
3 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 30 (62.50%) Visual Studio
5 29 (60.42%) Scrum
6 27 (56.25%) TDD
7 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET
7 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
7 25 (52.08%) MVC
8 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (50.00%) BDD
9 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
10 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
10 19 (39.58%) XML
11 18 (37.50%) Web Services
12 17 (35.42%) SQL
12 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
12 17 (35.42%) REST
13 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (33.33%) IIS
13 16 (33.33%) SOAP
14 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
15 12 (25.00%) Selenium
16 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
17 10 (20.83%) JMeter
17 10 (20.83%) Windows
17 10 (20.83%) Java
17 10 (20.83%) JIRA
17 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (33.33%) IIS
2 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.08%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Impala
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Firebird
5 1 (2.08%) InterBase
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium
3 10 (20.83%) JMeter
3 10 (20.83%) JIRA
3 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.75%) Subversion
5 8 (16.67%) TestNG
6 7 (14.58%) JUnit
6 7 (14.58%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
7 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.25%) Gradle
7 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.25%) ReSharper
8 2 (4.17%) NUnit
8 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
1 3 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET
4 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (39.58%) XML
6 18 (37.50%) Web Services
7 17 (35.42%) REST
8 16 (33.33%) SOAP
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.42%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) WCF
11 4 (8.33%) Ajax
12 3 (6.25%) WinForms
12 3 (6.25%) LINQ
12 3 (6.25%) MDX
13 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (10.42%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Scrum
3 27 (56.25%) TDD
4 25 (52.08%) MVC
5 24 (50.00%) BDD
6 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Load Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Test Management
7 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.42%) UML
10 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) MVVM
11 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.25%) OOP
11 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.25%) Migration
11 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) C
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) vCloud
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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