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 23 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.83% 0.82% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.51% 7.07% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £355 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £453 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 99 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.01% 11.61% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 111
Median daily rate £372 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) PuTTY
1 2 (10.53%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.26%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) Kalido
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) NuGet
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) TestNG
3 2 (10.53%) Toad
4 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) MSI
4 1 (5.26%) WiX
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (5.26%) Breeze.js
5 1 (5.26%) COM+
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Durandal
5 1 (5.26%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) MVVM
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) F#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) DevExpress