Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 51 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 19 5 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.09% 0.91% 4.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.29% 5.15% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 37
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £169 £292 £266
90th Percentile £420 £515 £403
South Wales median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50

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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 143 97 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.25% 17.57% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 146
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £220 £257 £275
90th Percentile £475 £513 £438
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.85
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
% change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 11 (57.89%) Degree
6 10 (52.63%) SOAP
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 9 (47.37%) XML
7 9 (47.37%) N-Tier
7 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (47.37%) HL7
7 9 (47.37%) TOGAF
7 9 (47.37%) RESTful
7 9 (47.37%) RedGate
7 9 (47.37%) SDLC
8 8 (42.11%) High Availability
8 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (42.11%) MVC
9 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
9 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
9 7 (36.84%) OOP
9 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
9 7 (36.84%) WCF

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (26.32%) MSBuild
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) NuGet
5 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Data Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Architect
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) SOAP
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
4 7 (36.84%) LINQ
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) Code First Entity Framework
5 6 (31.58%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) N-Tier
2 6 (31.58%) NHS
3 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
2 9 (47.37%) TOGAF
3 8 (42.11%) High Availability
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 7 (36.84%) OOP
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Informatics
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) UML
7 4 (21.05%) MVVM
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) RedGate
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) HP