Period
to 14 December 2018

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 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 31 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.49% 1.95% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.27% 8.33% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 3
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +5.20% +17.19%
10th Percentile £266 £167 £269
90th Percentile £472 £426 £418
South Wales median daily rate £380 £420 £300
% change year-on-year -9.52% +40.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 275 144 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 30.97% 23.38% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 101 73
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £249
90th Percentile £569 £475 £513
South Wales median daily rate £406 £393 £413
% change year-on-year +3.50% -4.85% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £41.25 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.26% +7.63% +22.86%
South Wales median hourly rate £41.25 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) Scrum
7 11 (35.48%) .NET
7 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
9 9 (29.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) XML
9 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
9 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 8 (25.81%) OO
10 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
11 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
11 7 (22.58%) TDD
11 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
11 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
11 7 (22.58%) Unix
11 7 (22.58%) SOAP
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
12 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (19.35%) NHS
12 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing

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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) DSL
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) NCrunch
4 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Author
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
2 9 (29.03%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
3 7 (22.58%) SOAP
4 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware
7 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) MDX
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) NHS
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 9 (29.03%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.81%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) BDD
8 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.13%) DevOps
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics