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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.71% 2.27% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 18.92% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 42 37 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.95% 11.97% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 23
Median daily rate £445 £310 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.54% -34.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nintex
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