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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 81 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 24 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 1.63% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.94% 17.67% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 16
Median daily rate £405 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 201 215 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.94% 9.24% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 131 126
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 June 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 +13 18 £450 +18.42% 9
Bracknell +7 2 £405 -7.42% 2
Slough - 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 25 (86.21%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (31.03%) CRM
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
8 8 (27.59%) HP
8 8 (27.59%) IIS
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
9 7 (24.14%) DevOps
9 7 (24.14%) Ant
9 7 (24.14%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (24.14%) Maven
9 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (24.14%) MSBuild

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 8 (27.59%) IIS
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (24.14%) Ant
3 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 7 (24.14%) MSBuild
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (10.34%) NUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
6 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.90%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
6 4 (13.79%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.90%) OAuth
8 2 (6.90%) XML
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Debian
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Android
5 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) CRM
3 9 (31.03%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Android Development
6 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Ticket Management
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) C
5 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.24%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) XAML
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Serena
4 3 (10.34%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Epicor
5 1 (3.45%) Maconomy
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago