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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 34 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.49% 1.95% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.37% 14.75% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £223 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £338 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
95 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.41% 13.20% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 35
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 +4 19 £350 +3.70% 4
Cardiff -5 7 £350 +34.61% 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (86.36%) C#
2 35 (79.55%) .NET
3 34 (77.27%) TDD
3 34 (77.27%) BDD
4 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (72.73%) SharePoint
6 31 (70.45%) Scrum
7 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
8 29 (65.91%) Test Scripting
8 29 (65.91%) .NET Framework
9 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
9 28 (63.64%) ISEB
10 27 (61.36%) ISTQB
10 27 (61.36%) Selenium
10 27 (61.36%) Load Testing
10 27 (61.36%) Test Management
11 26 (59.09%) Kanban
11 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
11 26 (59.09%) JIRA
11 26 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (59.09%) WebDriver
11 26 (59.09%) Open Source
11 26 (59.09%) Automation Testing
11 26 (59.09%) Bugzilla
12 25 (56.82%) Subversion
12 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
12 25 (56.82%) TortoiseSVN
13 23 (52.27%) TestNG
13 23 (52.27%) Java
14 22 (50.00%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MS Access
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Selenium
2 26 (59.09%) JIRA
2 26 (59.09%) WebDriver
2 26 (59.09%) Bugzilla
3 25 (56.82%) Subversion
3 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
3 25 (56.82%) TortoiseSVN
4 23 (52.27%) TestNG
5 22 (50.00%) JUnit
5 22 (50.00%) JMeter
6 21 (47.73%) Maven
6 21 (47.73%) Ant
7 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Tester
3 12 (27.27%) Developer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) .NET Framework
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (22.73%) REST
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (15.91%) WCF
7 7 (15.91%) SOAP
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 6 (13.64%) XML
8 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.82%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.82%) CSS3
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) jQuery
9 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Open Source
2 20 (45.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) iSeries
3 3 (6.82%) AS400
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) TDD
1 34 (77.27%) BDD
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (70.45%) Scrum
4 29 (65.91%) Test Scripting
5 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
6 27 (61.36%) Load Testing
6 27 (61.36%) Test Management
7 26 (59.09%) Kanban
7 26 (59.09%) Automation Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 10 (22.73%) MVC
9 10 (22.73%) Project Management
10 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.36%) CRM
12 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
14 2 (4.55%) Document Management
14 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 28 (63.64%) ISEB
3 27 (61.36%) ISTQB
4 26 (59.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Informatica
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
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