The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 67 60 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 76 100 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 3.02% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.76% 20.62% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 45
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
Team Foundation Server
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
515 485 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.49% 14.65% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 329 266
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 18
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £30.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.04 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +5 18 £311 -17.06% 9
Bristol +3 15 £325 -10.34% 3
Devon - 14 £344 - 1
Gloucestershire -14 9 £325 -13.33% 3
Wiltshire +10 8 £335 -16.25% 2
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 86 (66.67%) C#
2 84 (65.12%) .NET
3 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (55.04%) SQL Server
5 56 (43.41%) SQL
6 53 (41.09%) MVC
7 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
8 46 (35.66%) JavaScript
8 46 (35.66%) HTML
9 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET
10 34 (26.36%) CSS
10 34 (26.36%) Scrum
11 32 (24.81%) jQuery
11 32 (24.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (24.03%) .NET Framework
13 29 (22.48%) Visual Studio
14 26 (20.16%) WCF
15 25 (19.38%) LINQ
15 25 (19.38%) Security Cleared
15 25 (19.38%) HTML5
15 25 (19.38%) Web Services
15 25 (19.38%) TDD
16 24 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (17.05%) WPF
18 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
18 21 (16.28%) Automated Testing
18 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (15.50%) IIS
20 19 (14.73%) Finance
21 18 (13.95%) Windows

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.50%) IIS
2 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.98%) NServiceBus
4 7 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.88%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (3.10%) CMS
6 4 (3.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (55.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.98%) QlikView
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.33%) SSDT
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.30%) Selenium
4 10 (7.75%) JIRA
5 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.55%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.55%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.55%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) NuGet
7 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Advertising
3 3 (2.33%) Back Office
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (70.54%) Developer
2 50 (38.76%) .NET Developer
3 21 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Test Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Tester
10 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (6.20%) QlikView Developer
11 6 (4.65%) CRM Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior QlikView Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (65.12%) .NET
2 46 (35.66%) HTML
3 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET
4 34 (26.36%) CSS
5 32 (24.81%) jQuery
6 31 (24.03%) .NET Framework
7 26 (20.16%) WCF
8 25 (19.38%) HTML5
8 25 (19.38%) LINQ
8 25 (19.38%) Web Services
9 24 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (17.05%) WPF
11 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (13.95%) Entity Framework
13 17 (13.18%) AngularJS
13 17 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (10.85%) XML
15 12 (9.30%) Dapper ORM
15 12 (9.30%) JSON
16 10 (7.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) W3C
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) VMS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) MVC
3 34 (26.36%) Scrum
4 25 (19.38%) TDD
5 21 (16.28%) Automated Testing
6 17 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (12.40%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.08%) SDLC
9 13 (10.08%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.30%) Kanban
10 12 (9.30%) Manual Testing
10 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.53%) Software Testing
12 10 (7.75%) ETL
12 10 (7.75%) OO
12 10 (7.75%) Pair Programming
13 9 (6.98%) BDD
13 9 (6.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 86 (66.67%) C#
2 56 (43.41%) SQL
3 46 (35.66%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.18%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.53%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.65%) VB
7 4 (3.10%) VB6
8 3 (2.33%) C++
8 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.55%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) Java
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) Degree
3 11 (8.53%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.98%) ISEB
5 8 (6.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) Twitter
3 9 (6.98%) IFS
3 9 (6.98%) RedGate
4 5 (3.88%) HP
5 4 (3.10%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.33%) Telerik
7 2 (1.55%) Apple
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Rally
8 1 (0.78%) Serena
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