Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 90 83
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 47 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.35% 1.39% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.16% 8.36% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 20
Bristol median daily rate £413 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +20.00% -0.76%
10th Percentile £336 £324 £269
90th Percentile £491 £523 £428
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £339
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.08% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £33.75 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -26.63% +10.84%

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 421 299 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.03% 16.67% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 169 187
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £288
90th Percentile £525 £503 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Bristol median hourly rate £45.13 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £39.13 £34.75 £35.65
90th Percentile £69.38 £50.25 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year -1.11% +6.01% +7.13%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018, 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) SQL
4 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
5 22 (46.81%) .NET
6 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 20 (42.55%) Finance
8 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
9 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
10 14 (29.79%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
12 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
12 10 (21.28%) Selenium
12 10 (21.28%) Scrum
12 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
13 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (17.02%) NUnit
14 8 (17.02%) MVC
15 7 (14.89%) Electronics
15 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
15 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
15 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
15 7 (14.89%) CRM
15 7 (14.89%) SAP
15 7 (14.89%) Windows
15 7 (14.89%) HTML
15 7 (14.89%) JavaScript

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Kentico
2 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
2 10 (21.28%) Selenium
3 8 (17.02%) NUnit
4 7 (14.89%) JUnit
4 7 (14.89%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) JMeter
6 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Electronics
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) CRM Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Test Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DBA
8 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.77%) CSS
4 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.51%) Node.js
6 4 (8.51%) Sass
6 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.26%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.26%) SOAP
7 2 (4.26%) Velocity
7 2 (4.26%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.77%) Fintech
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.79%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (17.02%) MVC
8 7 (14.89%) CRM
8 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
9 6 (12.77%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (10.64%) DevOps
11 4 (8.51%) BDD
11 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.51%) TDD
11 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
12 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Fiserv
4 1 (2.13%) Google