The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 30 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 86 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 +34  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 1.53% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 18.10% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 14
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £281 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 206 210 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.26% 8.46% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 128 162
Median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.25 £111.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.14% +214.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £46.50 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 4 £420 +1.81% 2
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) NuGet
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) HNC
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Serena
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Epicor
3 1 (6.67%) Maconomy
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) SAP