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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK / Wales
Rank 53 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 2.94% 5.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.57% 12.98% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 9
Median daily rate £183 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.36% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £232 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £375 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
137 131 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.71% 22.63% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 106 85
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.05 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 8 £183 -41.60% 5
North Wales - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (53.33%) MSTest
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (46.67%) MSBuild
6 7 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (46.67%) Coaching
6 7 (46.67%) NUnit
6 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) OOP
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Use Case
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) Data Flow Diagram
9 3 (20.00%) NHS
9 3 (20.00%) Software Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MSTest
2 7 (46.67%) MSBuild
2 7 (46.67%) NUnit
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Lead
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
4 7 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Coaching
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) OOP
5 5 (33.33%) Use Case
6 4 (26.67%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) MCSD
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) MCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Infor