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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 6 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.23% 17.19% 20.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 69.57% 55.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Median daily rate £225 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-49.05% -21.05%

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
23 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.70% 31.25% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 37
Median daily rate £336 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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 17 January 2017.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (83.78%) .NET
4 29 (78.38%) Scrum
5 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
6 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
6 19 (51.35%) BDD
7 18 (48.65%) Automated Testing
8 16 (43.24%) Kanban
9 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
10 13 (35.14%) QA
10 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
11 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
11 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
11 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
11 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (29.73%) Pair Programming
12 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
13 10 (27.03%) TDD
13 10 (27.03%) Line Management
14 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (24.32%) NServiceBus
14 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (24.32%) WPF
14 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
14 9 (24.32%) MVC
15 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
16 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
16 7 (18.92%) SQL

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 9 (24.32%) NServiceBus
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
3 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Web Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (24.32%) WPF
4 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.81%) WF
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) BDD
4 18 (48.65%) Automated Testing
5 16 (43.24%) Kanban
6 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (29.73%) Pair Programming
9 10 (27.03%) Line Management
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (24.32%) MVC
11 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Workflow
15 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 2 (5.41%) Web Development
17 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft