The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 73 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.48% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.32% 5.49% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Median daily rate £325 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 188 91 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.29% 8.72% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 69
Median daily rate £363 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -4.93%  
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 7 £488 +44.44% 1
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) HTML

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) API Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) F#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle