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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 94 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 50 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.14% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.14% 7.88% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 61
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -35.45%
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
412 444 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.85% 14.46% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 274 284
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 35
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.04 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.77 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Wiltshire +10 20 £338 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +8 9 £325 -7.14% 10
Somerset +8 7 £450 +24.13% 2
Bristol -3 6 £320 -0.38% 7
Dorset -6 4 £305 - 3
Devon 0 1 £363 +11.53% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (61.11%) C#
2 41 (56.94%) .NET
3 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
4 31 (43.06%) SQL
4 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 22 (30.56%) Web Services
8 21 (29.17%) MVC
9 20 (27.78%) WCF
10 16 (22.22%) Scrum
10 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.06%) HTML
12 13 (18.06%) JIRA
12 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.06%) Selenium
13 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 12 (16.67%) jQuery
13 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 12 (16.67%) CSS
14 11 (15.28%) SOAP
14 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
14 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
14 11 (15.28%) LINQ
15 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
15 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (13.89%) Finance

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 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.11%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.39%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) SSDT
5 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.06%) JIRA
2 13 (18.06%) Selenium
3 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.56%) Zephyr
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.39%) NUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Tester
5 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Build Manager
8 5 (6.94%) CRM Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Release Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) .NET
2 22 (30.56%) Web Services
3 20 (27.78%) WCF
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.06%) HTML
6 12 (16.67%) CSS
6 12 (16.67%) jQuery
7 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
7 11 (15.28%) LINQ
7 11 (15.28%) SOAP
8 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.50%) XML
10 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (11.11%) WPF
11 7 (9.72%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (9.72%) HTML5
11 7 (9.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) Tandem
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) VMS
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) MVC
3 16 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (13.89%) Manual Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Release Management
7 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.33%) CRM
7 6 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (8.33%) SDLC
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.33%) TDD
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) BDD
8 5 (6.94%) Defect Management
8 5 (6.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) XPath
7 1 (1.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
4 10 (13.89%) ISEB
5 8 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) RedGate
3 7 (9.72%) Twitter
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) Telerik
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) IFS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Rally
6 1 (1.39%) Serena
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