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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 38 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 44 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.23% 3.04% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.04% 15.69% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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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
191 153 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.68% 19.37% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 93 35
Average daily rate £365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 30 £425 +30.76% 4
West Wales +9 11 £313 - 1
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (59.76%) .NET
3 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (58.54%) Security Cleared
4 45 (54.88%) C#
5 44 (53.66%) SQL
6 42 (51.22%) Visual Studio
7 41 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 40 (48.78%) Scrum
8 40 (48.78%) .NET Framework
9 36 (43.90%) TDD
10 34 (41.46%) BDD
11 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (40.24%) MVC
11 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET
12 28 (34.15%) Unit Testing
12 28 (34.15%) Web Services
12 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
13 26 (31.71%) IIS
14 25 (30.49%) XML
14 25 (30.49%) REST
15 24 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (29.27%) SOAP
15 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (23.17%) MDX
16 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (23.17%) OLAP
16 19 (23.17%) Data Modelling
16 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (31.71%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) FileNet
4 1 (1.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Project
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) SAN
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (23.17%) PerformancePoint
3 19 (23.17%) OLAP
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (6.10%) Impala
5 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.44%) InterBase
7 2 (2.44%) Firebird
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.85%) JIRA
3 11 (13.41%) Selenium
4 10 (12.20%) JMeter
5 9 (10.98%) Subversion
5 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.76%) TestNG
7 7 (8.54%) JUnit
7 7 (8.54%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.66%) ReSharper
8 3 (3.66%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.66%) Gradle
8 3 (3.66%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 9 (10.98%) Back Office
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (71.95%) Developer
2 32 (39.02%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) DBA
5 8 (9.76%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.54%) Database Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.66%) Programmer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Programmer
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Database Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.76%) .NET
2 40 (48.78%) .NET Framework
3 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET
3 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (34.15%) Web Services
5 25 (30.49%) XML
5 25 (30.49%) REST
6 24 (29.27%) SOAP
7 19 (23.17%) MDX
8 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.54%) Entity Framework
10 6 (7.32%) CSS3
10 6 (7.32%) HTML5
10 6 (7.32%) HTML
10 6 (7.32%) CSS
11 5 (6.10%) WCF
11 5 (6.10%) jQuery
12 3 (3.66%) JAX-RS
12 3 (3.66%) LINQ
12 3 (3.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Client/Server
1 8 (9.76%) NHS
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) Scrum
3 36 (43.90%) TDD
4 34 (41.46%) BDD
5 33 (40.24%) MVC
6 28 (34.15%) Unit Testing
7 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (23.17%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.54%) Test Management
8 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.54%) Load Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) Open Source
9 6 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 5 (6.10%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Migration
10 5 (6.10%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) C#
2 44 (53.66%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) C
5 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) Delphi
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 41 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) ISEB
5 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) vSphere
1 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Nagios
1 1 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
1 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics