Period
to 22 May 2019

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 6 months to 22 May 2019 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
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 34 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.84% 1.70% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.74% 11.11% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 13
Bristol median daily rate £375 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +23.21% +11.11%
10th Percentile £304 £321 £314
90th Percentile £530 £522 £436
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £37.75 - £42.50

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 389 261 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.00% 15.27% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 161 136
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.65% -0.34%
10th Percentile £321 £306 £277
90th Percentile £588 £533 £500
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 14
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £36.30 £37.50 £35.90
90th Percentile £64.75 £45.48 £52.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +3.53%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 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 22 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) C#
5 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (26.47%) Selenium
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
8 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
8 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 7 (20.59%) CRM
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team
10 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
10 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 6 (17.65%) Electronics
10 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 6 (17.65%) Java
10 6 (17.65%) SAP

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 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
3 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) JMeter
4 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
4 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.76%) JUnit
5 4 (11.76%) NUnit
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (8.82%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Electronics
2 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) CRM Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (14.71%) DBA
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum Master
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.76%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Sprint Retrospective
7 4 (11.76%) Sprint Review
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Cadence
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle