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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 32 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 41 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.91% 4.49% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.70% 30.26% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 2
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£334 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £215 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £302 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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
166 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.92% 14.84% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 36 51
Average daily rate £375 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -3 26 £325 +20.37% 3
West Wales -2 13 £363 +20.83%
North Wales - - - - 1
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (62.90%) C#
2 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 35 (56.45%) TDD
4 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (53.23%) Scrum
6 32 (51.61%) Security Cleared
7 31 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
9 29 (46.77%) BDD
10 27 (43.55%) .NET Framework
11 26 (41.94%) Subversion
12 23 (37.10%) Selenium
12 23 (37.10%) MVC
12 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
13 22 (35.48%) SQL
13 22 (35.48%) JIRA
13 22 (35.48%) Open Source
14 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
14 21 (33.87%) Visual Studio
15 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (30.65%) Java
17 18 (29.03%) ISEB
17 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
17 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
18 17 (27.42%) Kanban
18 17 (27.42%) Test Management
18 17 (27.42%) HP Quality Center
18 17 (27.42%) WebDriver
18 17 (27.42%) ISTQB

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) JBoss
2 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (11.29%) OLAP
5 7 (11.29%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (8.06%) Impala
7 4 (6.45%) MS Access
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Subversion
2 23 (37.10%) Selenium
3 22 (35.48%) JIRA
4 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
4 21 (33.87%) Visual Studio
5 17 (27.42%) WebDriver
5 17 (27.42%) Bugzilla
6 16 (25.81%) TortoiseSVN
7 14 (22.58%) JMeter
8 10 (16.13%) TestNG
9 9 (14.52%) Ant
9 9 (14.52%) JUnit
9 9 (14.52%) Maven
10 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
11 5 (8.06%) ReSharper
11 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
11 5 (8.06%) Gradle
11 5 (8.06%) Artifactory
12 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Tester
3 10 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.06%) DBA
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) .NET Framework
3 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
4 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (22.58%) jQuery
5 14 (22.58%) HTML
5 14 (22.58%) CSS
6 12 (19.35%) HTML5
6 12 (19.35%) REST
6 12 (19.35%) CSS3
7 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) WCF
7 9 (14.52%) Spring
7 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (12.90%) Java SE
8 8 (12.90%) XML
9 7 (11.29%) SOAP
9 7 (11.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Open Source
2 12 (19.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) AS400
4 2 (3.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) TDD
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (53.23%) Scrum
4 29 (46.77%) BDD
5 23 (37.10%) MVC
6 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 18 (29.03%) Test Scripting
7 17 (27.42%) Kanban
7 17 (27.42%) Test Management
8 16 (25.81%) Load Testing
8 16 (25.81%) Automation Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.06%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (8.06%) SOA
13 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) C
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 30 (48.39%) SC Cleared
3 18 (29.03%) ISEB
4 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) vCloud
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) Informatica
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
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