Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 76 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.46% 1.48% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 8.53% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 21
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +1.49%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £270
90th Percentile £488 £550 £425
South West median daily rate £425 £408 £341
% change year-on-year +4.29% +19.41% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -23.91% +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 480 340 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.84% 17.32% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 218 199
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £275
90th Percentile £525 £532 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 10
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £35.38 £34.38 £32.54
90th Percentile £66.35 £46.38 £52.20
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.32% -2.02% +1.20%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 44 (57.89%) SQL
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) C#
3 34 (44.74%) .NET
3 34 (44.74%) Finance
4 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
5 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
7 25 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
9 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
9 22 (28.95%) Scrum
9 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (25.00%) Gherkin
11 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 17 (22.37%) Selenium
12 17 (22.37%) Cucumber
12 17 (22.37%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
13 16 (21.05%) CRM
14 15 (19.74%) JIRA
15 13 (17.11%) BDD
16 12 (15.79%) NUnit
17 11 (14.47%) Marketing
17 11 (14.47%) Degree
17 11 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (14.47%) SAP
17 11 (14.47%) JUnit
17 11 (14.47%) Programme Management

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 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) npm
4 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) GIS
2 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.95%) SSDT
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.37%) Cucumber
2 17 (22.37%) Selenium
3 15 (19.74%) JIRA
4 12 (15.79%) NUnit
5 11 (14.47%) JUnit
5 11 (14.47%) SpecFlow
5 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 8 (10.53%) JMeter
7 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.95%) Redmine
8 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.95%) TestComplete
8 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.32%) MSTest
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Electronics
2 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
2 11 (14.47%) Marketing
2 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) CRM Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Scrum Master
4 10 (13.16%) Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.26%) DBA
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) .NET
2 19 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.21%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) SOAP
4 6 (7.89%) Velocity
5 5 (6.58%) WCF
5 5 (6.58%) XML
6 4 (5.26%) WPF
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.95%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.95%) Middleware
7 3 (3.95%) React
7 3 (3.95%) RESTful
7 3 (3.95%) Web Services
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (22.37%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (13.16%) Fintech
4 9 (11.84%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 22 (28.95%) Scrum
6 16 (21.05%) CRM
7 13 (17.11%) BDD
8 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (14.47%) Programme Management
9 10 (13.16%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (13.16%) TDD
10 9 (11.84%) Decision-Making
10 9 (11.84%) Epics
11 8 (10.53%) DevOps
11 8 (10.53%) Wealth Management
12 7 (9.21%) Coaching
12 7 (9.21%) Test Management
12 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) SQL
2 40 (52.63%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
1 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Ansible
1 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.95%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Cadence
4 1 (1.32%) Fiserv
4 1 (1.32%) Google