The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.18% 4.08% 4.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 15.45% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 110 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.93% 26.38% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 22
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) OOP
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (63.64%) MSTest
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
3 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) NHS
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) XML

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
1 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Coaching
2 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) RedGate