Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Team Foundation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.49% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.49% 3.19% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 - £388
10th Percentile £309 - £319
90th Percentile £380 - £431
East of England median daily rate £363 £438 £355
% change year-on-year -17.14% +23.24% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 91 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.34% 15.31% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £319
90th Percentile £500 £494 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 £50.78 £48.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.67% +19.50%
10th Percentile £49.02 £50.78 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.78 £53.51
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +5.89%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £350 - 1
Bedford - 1 £313 - 1
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft