Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 65 49
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.09% 1.24% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.12% 5.38% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £456 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +145.96% -40.16%
10th Percentile £281 £358 £165
90th Percentile £619 £514 £338
South Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £186
% change year-on-year +11.76% +129.11% -42.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £39.25 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £39.25 - -

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 177 186 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.91% 23.11% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 144 95
Cardiff median daily rate £423 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £255
90th Percentile £653 £488 £505
South Wales median daily rate £425 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £39.25 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.18% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £39.25 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -28.64% - +17.02%

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 April 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Visual Studio
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) DevOps
5 11 (44.00%) XML
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Docker
7 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) IIS
8 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 8 (32.00%) C#
8 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
9 7 (28.00%) NHS
10 6 (24.00%) DSL
10 6 (24.00%) Project Management
10 6 (24.00%) Unix
10 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (24.00%) Groovy
10 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (24.00%) Vagrant

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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DSL
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Vagrant
3 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 1 (4.00%) RSpec
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Author
4 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) Swagger
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Groovy
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.00%) Mesos
4 2 (8.00%) Terraform
5 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Unisys