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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 28 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 52 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.70% 2.21% 3.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.61% 13.53% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 15
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +70.54%
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
230 133 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.64% 16.30% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 86 33
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 37 £408 +25.38% 3
West Wales +23 13 £301 -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 71 (73.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (60.42%) SQL
3 57 (59.38%) Security Cleared
4 51 (53.13%) SC Cleared
5 49 (51.04%) .NET
6 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (45.83%) C#
8 42 (43.75%) Visual Studio
9 38 (39.58%) Scrum
10 37 (38.54%) .NET Framework
10 37 (38.54%) SharePoint
11 36 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (36.46%) TDD
13 32 (33.33%) MVC
13 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
14 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (32.29%) BDD
15 27 (28.13%) Unit Testing
16 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (27.08%) MDX
16 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (27.08%) OLAP
16 26 (27.08%) Data Modelling
16 26 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (27.08%) PerformancePoint
17 25 (26.04%) Web Services
17 25 (26.04%) XML
18 23 (23.96%) IIS
18 23 (23.96%) REST
19 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (38.54%) SharePoint
2 23 (23.96%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.08%) FileNet
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Project
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (73.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 26 (27.08%) OLAP
3 26 (27.08%) PerformancePoint
4 22 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.42%) Impala
6 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) InterBase
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (3.13%) Firebird
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) MySQL
9 1 (1.04%) MS Access
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.50%) Selenium
3 11 (11.46%) JIRA
4 10 (10.42%) JMeter
4 10 (10.42%) WebDriver
5 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.38%) Subversion
6 8 (8.33%) TestNG
7 7 (7.29%) JUnit
7 7 (7.29%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.13%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.13%) Gradle
8 3 (3.13%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.13%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.08%) NUnit
9 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (7.29%) Back Office
2 3 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (70.83%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) DBA
5 12 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 11 (11.46%) Database Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Programmer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
12 2 (2.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.04%) .NET
2 37 (38.54%) .NET Framework
3 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 31 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (27.08%) MDX
6 25 (26.04%) Web Services
6 25 (26.04%) XML
7 23 (23.96%) REST
8 22 (22.92%) SOAP
9 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.29%) HTML5
10 7 (7.29%) CSS3
10 7 (7.29%) HTML
10 7 (7.29%) CSS
11 6 (6.25%) jQuery
11 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.21%) WCF
13 4 (4.17%) Ajax
14 3 (3.13%) WinForms
14 3 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) NHS
1 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) Scrum
3 35 (36.46%) TDD
4 32 (33.33%) MVC
5 31 (32.29%) BDD
6 27 (28.13%) Unit Testing
7 26 (27.08%) Data Modelling
7 26 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.33%) Migration
9 7 (7.29%) Test Management
9 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.29%) Load Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Open Source
11 5 (5.21%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.21%) RUP
11 5 (5.21%) UML
11 5 (5.21%) OOP
11 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) SQL
2 44 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (10.42%) Java
4 8 (8.33%) C
5 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.13%) Delphi
7 2 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 51 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) ISEB
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) vSphere
1 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Nagios
1 1 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco
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X4 Group
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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