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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 100 101 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.24% 2.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.11% 8.60% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 52
Median daily rate £363 £346 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
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
376 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.98% 14.39% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 268
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 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 4 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 +9 14 £300 -17.24% 4
Somerset +5 7 £450 +24.13% 3
Bristol -10 6 £315 -4.54% 4
Gloucestershire +2 4 £319 -7.94% 7
Dorset -7 2 £385 +46.66% 3
Devon -1 1 £363 -17.14% 3
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 42 (57.53%) .NET
2 41 (56.16%) C#
3 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
4 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
6 26 (35.62%) SQL
7 22 (30.14%) Visual Studio
8 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
9 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
9 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.92%) Scrum
10 16 (21.92%) Automated Testing
10 16 (21.92%) HTML
10 16 (21.92%) Web Services
10 16 (21.92%) WCF
11 15 (20.55%) Selenium
12 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
13 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
14 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
15 11 (15.07%) IIS
15 11 (15.07%) JIRA
15 11 (15.07%) Release Management
16 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
16 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (13.70%) Finance
16 10 (13.70%) MVC
16 10 (13.70%) T-SQL
16 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server

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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) IIS
3 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.37%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
1 2 (2.74%) SSH
2 1 (1.37%) ATM
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) SSDT
5 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) QlikView
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Visual Studio
2 15 (20.55%) Selenium
3 11 (15.07%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.74%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.74%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
6 1 (1.37%) NUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Electronics
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Build and Release Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Release Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Build Manager
6 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (6.85%) CRM Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Build and Release Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Build Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Release Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (57.53%) .NET
2 16 (21.92%) HTML
2 16 (21.92%) WCF
2 16 (21.92%) Web Services
3 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
5 8 (10.96%) jQuery
6 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (9.59%) CSS
6 7 (9.59%) LINQ
7 6 (8.22%) JSON
8 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.85%) Dapper ORM
8 5 (6.85%) HTML5
8 5 (6.85%) SOAP
8 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.85%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Tandem
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Automated Testing
2 16 (21.92%) Scrum
3 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.07%) Release Management
5 10 (13.70%) MVC
5 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
8 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.22%) UML
9 5 (6.85%) CRM
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) C#
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.59%) C++
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) F#
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) XPath
7 1 (1.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (10.96%) ISEB
5 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) RedGate
3 5 (6.85%) Twitter
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) IFS
5 1 (1.37%) New Relic
5 1 (1.37%) Rally
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