Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 15 February 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)
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 79 75
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 1.97% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Essex median daily rate £530 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% +64.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £395 £400 £316
90th Percentile £603 £600 £375
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +13.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - £14.30

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 299 203 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.89% 31.87% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 169 116
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £345 £343 £263
90th Percentile £600 £638 £557
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Essex median hourly rate £53.65 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.63% +16.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £34.86 £36.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £66.21 £63.75 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +2.50%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Essex over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £579 -
Chelmsford - 1 £350 -
Harlow - 1 £500 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (25.00%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) ERD
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OCR
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft