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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 89 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 54 73 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.86% 2.18% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.07% 15.90% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 41
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -16.25%
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
488 459 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.82% 13.71% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 310 237
Median daily rate £400 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Bristol +4 14 £338 - 4
Somerset +6 12 £425 +17.24% 10
Gloucestershire -5 7 £325 -13.33% 6
Wiltshire -5 7 £313 -13.79%
Devon - 5 £356 - 4
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 67 (65.05%) C#
2 61 (59.22%) .NET
3 56 (54.37%) SQL Server
4 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (42.72%) SQL
6 37 (35.92%) MVC
7 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
8 33 (32.04%) HTML
8 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
9 27 (26.21%) Web Services
9 27 (26.21%) WCF
10 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
10 26 (25.24%) CSS
11 25 (24.27%) jQuery
12 24 (23.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (20.39%) Visual Studio
13 21 (20.39%) Scrum
14 20 (19.42%) HTML5
14 20 (19.42%) LINQ
15 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
15 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
15 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (17.48%) TDD
16 17 (16.50%) IIS
16 17 (16.50%) Windows
16 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
17 16 (15.53%) T-SQL
18 15 (14.56%) Automated Testing
18 15 (14.56%) Finance
18 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 17 (16.50%) IIS
2 13 (12.62%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.85%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (4.85%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.88%) CMS
5 4 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (54.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) QlikView
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.91%) SSDT
8 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) JIRA
3 11 (10.68%) Selenium
4 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Electronics
2 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (67.96%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.62%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Tester
7 6 (5.83%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Software Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (59.22%) .NET
2 33 (32.04%) HTML
3 27 (26.21%) WCF
3 27 (26.21%) Web Services
4 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
4 26 (25.24%) CSS
5 25 (24.27%) jQuery
6 20 (19.42%) HTML5
6 20 (19.42%) LINQ
7 18 (17.48%) .NET Framework
7 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (13.59%) WPF
8 14 (13.59%) XML
9 13 (12.62%) Entity Framework
10 12 (11.65%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (11.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.71%) SOAP
12 9 (8.74%) Dapper ORM
12 9 (8.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.94%) W3C
5 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) VMS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) MVC
3 21 (20.39%) Scrum
4 18 (17.48%) TDD
5 15 (14.56%) Automated Testing
6 13 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.71%) Kanban
9 9 (8.74%) Manual Testing
9 9 (8.74%) SDLC
9 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.77%) BDD
10 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.77%) Workflow
11 7 (6.80%) CRM
11 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.80%) UML
12 6 (5.83%) OO
12 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) C#
2 44 (42.72%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.53%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) Java
7 2 (1.94%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.71%) ISEB
5 8 (7.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (6.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Twitter
3 7 (6.80%) RedGate
4 6 (5.83%) HP
5 5 (4.85%) IFS
5 5 (4.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.91%) Telerik
8 2 (1.94%) Apple
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle
9 1 (0.97%) Rally
9 1 (0.97%) Serena
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