The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 15 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.27% 1.49% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.67% 7.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
Team Foundation Server
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Development Applications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 10.26% 20.90% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +37.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Wales region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Carmarthenshire - 4 £325 -
Swansea 0 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
Wales

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
4 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (66.67%) MDX
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (66.67%) OLAP
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) NHS
7 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 4 (22.22%) Delphi
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) OOP
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Firebird
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) RUP
8 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (16.67%) InterBase
9 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) OLAP
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (66.67%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) Firebird
4 3 (16.67%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Database Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Delphi
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft