The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.99% 0.56% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £418 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -  
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 £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 56 83 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.54% 23.31% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 50
Median daily rate £369 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cambridge

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
1 1 (20.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens