Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 44 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.21% 7.05% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.93% 45.21% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 5
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -18.18%

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 116 73 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.64% 15.60% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 47 49
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £326 £267 £263
90th Percentile £525 £508 £475
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%

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 January 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 January 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 -15 6 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 4 £375 -
West Malling -4 3 £381 - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

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

1 43 (97.73%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) .NET
3 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 30 (68.18%) .NET Framework
5 23 (52.27%) Web Services
6 21 (47.73%) Entity Framework
7 20 (45.45%) C#
8 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
9 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (34.09%) Migration
11 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (31.82%) Statistics
12 14 (31.82%) Data Management
12 14 (31.82%) Windows
12 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (31.82%) High Availability
12 14 (31.82%) Algorithms
13 13 (29.55%) LINQ
13 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
14 11 (25.00%) NUnit
14 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 10 (22.73%) Client/Server
15 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
15 10 (22.73%) Oracle
15 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
16 9 (20.45%) MSBuild
16 9 (20.45%) MVVM
16 9 (20.45%) Caliburn.Micro

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.91%) IaaS
2 7 (15.91%) npm
2 7 (15.91%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) NUnit
2 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 9 (20.45%) MSBuild
4 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 8 (18.18%) ReSharper
5 7 (15.91%) Bower
5 7 (15.91%) Moq
5 7 (15.91%) NuGet
5 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (13.64%) Selenium
7 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.82%) JMeter
8 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.55%) MSTest
10 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) SQL Developer
3 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
3 15 (34.09%) C# Developer
4 14 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (31.82%) Database Developer
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Database Developer
4 14 (31.82%) SSIS Developer
4 14 (31.82%) T-SQL Developer
5 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) WCF Developer
7 4 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) .NET Framework
3 23 (52.27%) Web Services
4 21 (47.73%) Entity Framework
5 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (29.55%) LINQ
7 9 (20.45%) Caliburn.Micro
7 9 (20.45%) JSON
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (18.18%) RESTful
8 8 (18.18%) WCF
9 7 (15.91%) ADO.NET
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 7 (15.91%) WinForms
9 7 (15.91%) WPF
9 7 (15.91%) XML
10 6 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (9.09%) Gherkin
11 4 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Algorithms
2 10 (22.73%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (34.09%) Migration
3 14 (31.82%) Data Management
3 14 (31.82%) High Availability
3 14 (31.82%) Statistics
4 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Microservices
5 9 (20.45%) MVVM
5 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) MVC
7 7 (15.91%) DevOps
7 7 (15.91%) Information Security
7 7 (15.91%) SDLC
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (13.64%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (15.91%) Virtual Servers
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Anite
4 1 (2.27%) Orchard
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin