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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 22 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 51 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.61% 1.81% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.52% 12.50% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 10
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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
208 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.98% 14.46% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 61 34
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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 £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +29 36 £415 +27.69% 9
North Wales - - - - 1
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 50 (58.82%) SQL
3 48 (56.47%) Security Cleared
4 44 (51.76%) SC Cleared
5 40 (47.06%) .NET
6 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (41.18%) C#
8 34 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 33 (38.82%) TDD
9 33 (38.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (37.65%) Scrum
11 29 (34.12%) Visual Studio
12 28 (32.94%) .NET Framework
13 24 (28.24%) MVC
13 24 (28.24%) BDD
14 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
15 22 (25.88%) OLAP
15 22 (25.88%) Data Modelling
15 22 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (25.88%) MDX
15 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (25.88%) PerformancePoint
15 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
17 18 (21.18%) XML
17 18 (21.18%) REST
18 16 (18.82%) Web Services
19 15 (17.65%) SOAP
19 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.47%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (38.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (25.88%) PerformancePoint
3 22 (25.88%) OLAP
3 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (12.94%) Impala
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.53%) InterBase
7 3 (3.53%) Firebird
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.35%) MS Access
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Subversion
2 9 (10.59%) Selenium
2 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.41%) TestNG
4 7 (8.24%) JIRA
4 7 (8.24%) JMeter
4 7 (8.24%) Bugzilla
4 7 (8.24%) JUnit
5 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.71%) NUnit
7 3 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.35%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (3.53%) Publishing
2 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (68.24%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.94%) DBA
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Developer
4 10 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 10 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Tester
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.53%) Programmer
8 3 (3.53%) Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 28 (32.94%) .NET Framework
3 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
4 22 (25.88%) MDX
4 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (21.18%) XML
5 18 (21.18%) REST
6 16 (18.82%) Web Services
7 15 (17.65%) SOAP
8 6 (7.06%) HTML
8 6 (7.06%) CSS
8 6 (7.06%) HTML5
8 6 (7.06%) Ajax
8 6 (7.06%) jQuery
8 6 (7.06%) CSS3
9 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.71%) WCF
11 3 (3.53%) Java SE
11 3 (3.53%) Spring
11 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.06%) NHS
2 6 (7.06%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) TDD
3 32 (37.65%) Scrum
4 24 (28.24%) BDD
4 24 (28.24%) MVC
5 22 (25.88%) Data Modelling
5 22 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.24%) Test Management
7 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.24%) Load Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Migration
10 4 (4.71%) UML
10 4 (4.71%) OOP
11 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) SQL
2 35 (41.18%) C#
3 10 (11.76%) Java
4 7 (8.24%) C
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) Delphi
8 2 (2.35%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (56.47%) Security Cleared
2 44 (51.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
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