The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 5 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.81% 28.43% 16.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 88.24% 61.70% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 17
Median daily rate £310 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Development Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.98% 46.08% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 38
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (86.21%) .NET
4 23 (79.31%) Scrum
5 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
6 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
7 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
8 13 (44.83%) Kanban
8 13 (44.83%) BDD
9 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
10 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
11 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
11 10 (34.48%) QA
12 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (31.03%) Pair Programming
12 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
13 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
13 8 (27.59%) Line Management
14 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
14 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
14 7 (24.14%) TDD
15 6 (20.69%) SQL
15 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
15 6 (20.69%) NServiceBus
16 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (17.24%) Gherkin

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 6 (20.69%) NServiceBus
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Web Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Web Applications Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Software Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.24%) WPF
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.79%) WF
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Scrum
3 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
4 13 (44.83%) BDD
4 13 (44.83%) Kanban
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 9 (31.03%) Pair Programming
8 8 (27.59%) Line Management
9 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Workflow
12 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.90%) SDLC
13 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
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