The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 6.17% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £375 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 129 162 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.21% 10.66% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 92 105
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Release Management
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
8 4 (16.00%) Subversion
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) OOP
9 3 (12.00%) SQL

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.00%) MSTest
5 2 (8.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) NuGet
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (16.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Release Management
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) OOP
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 2 (8.00%) OOD
10 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
10 1 (4.00%) DevOps
10 1 (4.00%) Microservices
10 1 (4.00%) SDLC
10 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) DevExpress