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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 94 78
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 34 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.85% 0.30% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.61% 1.88% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £362 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £418 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 165 213 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.84% 15.81% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 104 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (60.00%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (47.50%) MVC
5 18 (45.00%) Finance
5 18 (45.00%) TDD
5 18 (45.00%) jQuery
6 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
6 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
6 17 (42.50%) CSS
6 17 (42.50%) HTML
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (37.50%) Entity Framework
9 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (32.50%) Migration
10 13 (32.50%) Web Services
10 13 (32.50%) XSLT
10 13 (32.50%) Moq
10 13 (32.50%) LINQ
10 13 (32.50%) EPiServer
10 13 (32.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (32.50%) Modernizr
10 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (32.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (32.50%) gulp
11 12 (30.00%) Scrum

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 13 (32.50%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) gulp
2 13 (32.50%) Moq
2 13 (32.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.00%) MSTest
6 2 (5.00%) NUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UAT Tester
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (45.00%) jQuery
4 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
4 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
4 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) HTML
5 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (37.50%) Entity Framework
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (32.50%) LINQ
7 13 (32.50%) Modernizr
7 13 (32.50%) Web Services
7 13 (32.50%) XSLT
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.00%) WinForms
10 3 (7.50%) CSS3
10 3 (7.50%) HTML5
11 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
12 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) MVC
2 18 (45.00%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Migration
4 13 (32.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Fund Management
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCTS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter