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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 30 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.29% 2.79% 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.35% 17.76% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
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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
167 107 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.66% 15.74% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 59 36
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £291 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
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 £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +17 22 £325 - 2
North Wales - - - -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 52 (64.20%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.02%) SQL
3 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
4 38 (46.91%) SC Cleared
5 37 (45.68%) .NET
6 35 (43.21%) SharePoint
7 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (39.51%) C#
9 30 (37.04%) Scrum
9 30 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (33.33%) TDD
11 21 (25.93%) Subversion
11 21 (25.93%) .NET Framework
12 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
13 19 (23.46%) OLAP
13 19 (23.46%) Data Modelling
13 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (23.46%) MDX
13 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (23.46%) PerformancePoint
14 18 (22.22%) Selenium
14 18 (22.22%) MVC
15 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
15 17 (20.99%) JIRA
16 16 (19.75%) Java
16 16 (19.75%) Open Source
17 15 (18.52%) BDD
17 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
18 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 35 (43.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.11%) JBoss
2 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (64.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (23.46%) PerformancePoint
3 19 (23.46%) OLAP
3 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 11 (13.58%) Impala
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.70%) InterBase
7 3 (3.70%) Firebird
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.47%) MS Access
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Subversion
2 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
3 18 (22.22%) Selenium
4 17 (20.99%) JIRA
5 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
6 13 (16.05%) WebDriver
7 12 (14.81%) JMeter
7 12 (14.81%) Bugzilla
8 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
8 7 (8.64%) TestNG
9 6 (7.41%) JUnit
10 5 (6.17%) ReSharper
10 5 (6.17%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.17%) Gradle
10 5 (6.17%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (3.70%) NUnit
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (2.47%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (3.70%) Publishing
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Tester
3 11 (13.58%) DBA
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.35%) SQL DBA
5 9 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) .NET
2 21 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 19 (23.46%) MDX
4 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (16.05%) CSS
6 13 (16.05%) jQuery
6 13 (16.05%) HTML
7 11 (13.58%) CSS3
7 11 (13.58%) HTML5
8 9 (11.11%) Spring
9 8 (9.88%) Java SE
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.41%) Ajax
11 6 (7.41%) Spring MVC
11 6 (7.41%) WCF
12 5 (6.17%) Entity Framework
12 5 (6.17%) RESTful
13 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Open Source
2 13 (16.05%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.64%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Scrum
3 27 (33.33%) TDD
4 19 (23.46%) Data Modelling
4 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (22.22%) MVC
6 15 (18.52%) BDD
7 12 (14.81%) Test Management
8 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.58%) Load Testing
9 10 (12.35%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.17%) Kanban
11 5 (6.17%) Migration
11 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.17%) SOA
12 4 (4.94%) Project Management
12 4 (4.94%) UML
12 4 (4.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) C#
3 16 (19.75%) Java
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) C
5 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.70%) Delphi
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (46.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) ISEB
4 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) EPiServer
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