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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 48 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.17% 2.43% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.80% 23.33% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
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£385 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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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
117 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.86% 10.42% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 45
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 2014. 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 0 18 £385 +18.46% 4
West Wales -2 3 - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 34 (85.00%) C#
1 34 (85.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 26 (65.00%) TDD
4 24 (60.00%) BDD
5 23 (57.50%) Scrum
6 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
8 20 (50.00%) Java
9 19 (47.50%) ISEB
9 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
10 18 (45.00%) Load Testing
10 18 (45.00%) Test Management
10 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (45.00%) TestNG
10 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (45.00%) Open Source
10 18 (45.00%) JIRA
10 18 (45.00%) Selenium
10 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
10 18 (45.00%) ISTQB
11 17 (42.50%) TortoiseSVN
11 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
11 17 (42.50%) Kanban
11 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
11 17 (42.50%) JUnit
11 17 (42.50%) Bugzilla
11 17 (42.50%) Subversion
11 17 (42.50%) JMeter

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) JIRA
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
1 18 (45.00%) TestNG
2 17 (42.50%) TortoiseSVN
2 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
2 17 (42.50%) JMeter
2 17 (42.50%) Bugzilla
2 17 (42.50%) Subversion
2 17 (42.50%) JUnit
3 16 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 16 (40.00%) Ant
3 16 (40.00%) Maven
3 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Tester
5 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
10 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.00%) REST
5 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) WCF
5 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (20.00%) XML
6 8 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 2 (5.00%) XSD
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
8 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) Java SE
8 2 (5.00%) Apache FOP
9 1 (2.50%) Velocity
9 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Open Source
2 14 (35.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) AS400
3 3 (7.50%) iSeries
4 2 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) TDD
2 24 (60.00%) BDD
3 23 (57.50%) Scrum
4 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
5 18 (45.00%) Test Management
5 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 18 (45.00%) Load Testing
6 17 (42.50%) Kanban
6 17 (42.50%) Automation Testing
7 12 (30.00%) MVC
8 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management
11 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.00%) User Stories
12 2 (5.00%) Workflow
12 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (47.50%) ISEB
3 18 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) MCTS
6 2 (5.00%) MCSD
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Informatica
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
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