The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.35% 0.44% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.05% 3.28% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Median daily rate £388 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £403 £398
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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 156 122 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.21% 13.36% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 78 96
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +20.19%  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (15.00%) CRM
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Modbus
1 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Kalido
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) TestNG
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) Breeze.js
6 1 (5.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Full Text Search
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) F#
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Telerik
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SAP