Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 November 2018 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 East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +18
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 24 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.81% 6.03% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 32.29% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 10
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £356 £331 £263
90th Percentile £488 £375 £388
South East median daily rate £420 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.66% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -4.44%

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 128 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.99% 18.68% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 47
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% - -
10th Percentile £281 £321 £278
90th Percentile £488 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £36.88 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.06% - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% -3.53%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Kent

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Kent

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Kent over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Kent

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Maidstone +14 7 £431 +23.21% 4
West Malling -1 5 £425 +25.93% 1
Tunbridge Wells -9 2 £368 -2.00%
Chatham - 2 £400 -
Dover - 1 £425 - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 21 (87.50%) SQL
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 14 (58.33%) Web Services
5 13 (54.17%) TDD
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (37.50%) LINQ
7 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
8 8 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (25.00%) API Development
10 6 (25.00%) High Availability
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.67%) Scrum
13 3 (12.50%) Subversion
13 3 (12.50%) jQuery
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (12.50%) JavaScript

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (12.50%) SSDT
4 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
5 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (20.83%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Database Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (8.33%) DBA
10 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
11 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
11 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 15 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 14 (58.33%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) LINQ
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 2 (8.33%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) HTML
10 2 (8.33%) JSON
10 2 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (8.33%) XML
11 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
11 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) TDD
2 8 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 8 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) API Development
4 6 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) Database Security
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Statistics
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin