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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 54 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 21 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.70% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.82% 10.71% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
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£385 £331 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.22% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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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
152 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.51% 10.24% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 38 48
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 21 £385 +16.22% 4
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (86.96%) C#
2 37 (80.43%) .NET
3 33 (71.74%) TDD
4 32 (69.57%) BDD
5 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (65.22%) .NET Framework
7 29 (63.04%) Scrum
7 29 (63.04%) SharePoint
8 27 (58.70%) Security Cleared
9 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
10 25 (54.35%) Software Testing
10 25 (54.35%) Test Management
10 25 (54.35%) ISEB
10 25 (54.35%) Java
11 24 (52.17%) TestNG
11 24 (52.17%) HP Quality Center
11 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
11 24 (52.17%) Selenium
11 24 (52.17%) Load Testing
12 23 (50.00%) JIRA
12 23 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
12 23 (50.00%) WebDriver
12 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
12 23 (50.00%) Kanban
12 23 (50.00%) Open Source
12 23 (50.00%) JUnit
12 23 (50.00%) JMeter
12 23 (50.00%) Subversion
12 23 (50.00%) Bugzilla
12 23 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (63.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) MS Access
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Selenium
1 24 (52.17%) TestNG
2 23 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 23 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 23 (50.00%) JMeter
2 23 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 23 (50.00%) Subversion
2 23 (50.00%) JUnit
2 23 (50.00%) JIRA
3 22 (47.83%) Ant
3 22 (47.83%) Maven
3 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
4 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Tester
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 30 (65.22%) .NET Framework
3 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
4 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (23.91%) REST
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (17.39%) WCF
5 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 7 (15.22%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
9 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Open Source
2 18 (39.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) AS400
3 3 (6.52%) iSeries
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) TDD
2 32 (69.57%) BDD
3 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (63.04%) Scrum
5 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
6 25 (54.35%) Test Management
6 25 (54.35%) Software Testing
7 24 (52.17%) Load Testing
8 23 (50.00%) Kanban
8 23 (50.00%) Automation Testing
9 13 (28.26%) MVC
10 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) CRM
14 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
15 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
16 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
16 2 (4.35%) Document Management
16 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Security Cleared
2 25 (54.35%) ISEB
3 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
4 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Informatica
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
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