Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 56 32
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +18
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.73% 2.60% 4.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.90% 8.17% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 23
Cardiff median daily rate £321 £381 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.87% +3.04% -7.50%
10th Percentile £264 £299 £314
90th Percentile £564 £488 £400
South Wales median daily rate £350 £420 £366
% change year-on-year -16.72% +14.74% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.75 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £35.75 - -

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 105 257 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.02% 31.77% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 212 108
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £299 £285 £294
90th Percentile £518 £538 £472
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.75 £28.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.68% +21.00% -
10th Percentile £32.33 £28.00 £21.87
90th Percentile £38.98 £28.00 £24.42
South Wales median hourly rate £35.75 £28.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +27.68% +29.81% -

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 September 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 September 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) SoapUI
5 12 (52.17%) SOAP
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) XML
7 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
9 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
10 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) C#
10 6 (26.09%) Unix
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
11 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (21.74%) Azure
12 4 (17.39%) PaaS
12 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
12 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
12 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) GCP
4 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (56.52%) SoapUI
3 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (17.39%) JMeter
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) V-Model
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Terraform
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau