The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 54 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.27% 3.62% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 20.45% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 15
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£400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 132 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.03% 17.69% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 85 36
Average daily rate £365 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Wales region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 10 £400 +8.84% 3
West Wales +1 7 £325 -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 56 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 47 (63.51%) .NET
2 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (59.46%) C#
4 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
5 40 (54.05%) .NET Framework
6 39 (52.70%) Scrum
6 39 (52.70%) Visual Studio
7 38 (51.35%) SQL
8 35 (47.30%) SC Cleared
9 34 (45.95%) TDD
9 34 (45.95%) BDD
10 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET
10 32 (43.24%) MVC
11 29 (39.19%) Web Services
12 27 (36.49%) Unit Testing
13 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
13 26 (35.14%) IIS
14 25 (33.78%) SOAP
14 25 (33.78%) XML
14 25 (33.78%) REST
15 24 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (24.32%) MDX
17 18 (24.32%) OLAP
17 18 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (24.32%) Data Modelling

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (35.14%) IIS
1 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) FileNet
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Project
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 18 (24.32%) OLAP
4 18 (24.32%) PerformancePoint
4 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.70%) Impala
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (52.70%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 11 (14.86%) Selenium
4 10 (13.51%) JMeter
5 9 (12.16%) Subversion
5 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.81%) TestNG
7 7 (9.46%) JUnit
7 7 (9.46%) Bugzilla
8 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.05%) MSBuild
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.05%) ReSharper
9 3 (4.05%) Gradle
9 3 (4.05%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.70%) NUnit
10 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (12.16%) Back Office
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Database Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Tester
7 5 (6.76%) DBA
7 5 (6.76%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.70%) Programmer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (63.51%) .NET
2 40 (54.05%) .NET Framework
3 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (39.19%) Web Services
5 25 (33.78%) XML
5 25 (33.78%) SOAP
5 25 (33.78%) REST
6 18 (24.32%) MDX
7 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.76%) CSS3
9 5 (6.76%) HTML5
9 5 (6.76%) WCF
9 5 (6.76%) HTML
9 5 (6.76%) CSS
10 4 (5.41%) jQuery
11 3 (4.05%) WinForms
11 3 (4.05%) LINQ
11 3 (4.05%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
1 6 (8.11%) NHS
1 6 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Scrum
3 34 (45.95%) TDD
3 34 (45.95%) BDD
4 32 (43.24%) MVC
5 27 (36.49%) Unit Testing
6 18 (24.32%) Data Modelling
6 18 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.46%) Test Management
7 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.46%) Load Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Open Source
8 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
8 6 (8.11%) Automation Testing
8 6 (8.11%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.76%) UML
9 5 (6.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) C#
2 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) C
5 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 35 (47.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) ISEB
5 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) vSphere
1 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
1 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
1 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics