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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 20 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 49 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.78% 3.07% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 19.10% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £388 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -16.45%
Team Foundation Server
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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
147 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.33% 16.09% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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
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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 17 £375 +12.78% 6
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 45 (54.88%) SQL
3 43 (52.44%) Security Cleared
4 40 (48.78%) SC Cleared
5 39 (47.56%) SharePoint
6 37 (45.12%) .NET
6 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (40.24%) Scrum
7 33 (40.24%) C#
8 32 (39.02%) TDD
9 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (29.27%) Subversion
11 21 (25.61%) Selenium
12 20 (24.39%) JIRA
12 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
12 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
12 20 (24.39%) MVC
12 20 (24.39%) ISEB
12 20 (24.39%) Open Source
12 20 (24.39%) BDD
13 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
14 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
15 17 (20.73%) MDX
15 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (20.73%) OLAP
15 17 (20.73%) Data Modelling
15 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (20.73%) PerformancePoint

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (47.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.98%) JBoss
2 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (20.73%) PerformancePoint
3 17 (20.73%) OLAP
3 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 11 (13.41%) Impala
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.88%) MS Access
7 3 (3.66%) InterBase
7 3 (3.66%) Firebird
8 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Subversion
2 21 (25.61%) Selenium
3 20 (24.39%) JIRA
3 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
4 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
5 16 (19.51%) WebDriver
6 15 (18.29%) Bugzilla
7 14 (17.07%) TortoiseSVN
8 12 (14.63%) JMeter
9 7 (8.54%) TestNG
9 7 (8.54%) Maven
9 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
9 7 (8.54%) Ant
9 7 (8.54%) JUnit
10 5 (6.10%) ReSharper
10 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.10%) Gradle
10 5 (6.10%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (3.66%) NUnit
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Tester
4 11 (13.41%) DBA
5 10 (12.20%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.98%) Database Developer
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Applications Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
12 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (3.66%) Programmer
12 3 (3.66%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
3 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.73%) MDX
5 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (18.29%) jQuery
6 15 (18.29%) CSS
6 15 (18.29%) HTML
7 13 (15.85%) CSS3
7 13 (15.85%) HTML5
8 9 (10.98%) Spring
8 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (9.76%) Ajax
9 8 (9.76%) Java SE
10 6 (7.32%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.10%) RESTful
11 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.10%) REST
12 4 (4.88%) WCF
13 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Open Source
2 14 (17.07%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.32%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.24%) Scrum
3 32 (39.02%) TDD
4 20 (24.39%) MVC
4 20 (24.39%) BDD
5 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
6 17 (20.73%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (20.73%) Data Modelling
7 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
8 15 (18.29%) Kanban
8 15 (18.29%) Test Management
9 14 (17.07%) Automation Testing
9 14 (17.07%) Load Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Project Management
11 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.10%) Migration
12 5 (6.10%) SOA
12 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (3.66%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) C
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) Delphi
7 2 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) Security Cleared
2 40 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (24.39%) ISEB
4 15 (18.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) EPiServer