Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 7 46
Rank change year-on-year -27 +39 +1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 27 91 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.64% 15.77% 3.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.14% 57.59% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 60 15
Kent median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £350 £201 £260
90th Percentile £525 £388 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +22.86% -6.67%

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 84 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.54% 27.38% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 104 102
Kent median daily rate £385 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% +4.55% -17.50%
10th Percentile £326 £251 £230
90th Percentile £525 £446 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Kent median hourly rate £38.31 - £36.75
10th Percentile £33.41 - £15.00
90th Percentile £41.20 - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +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 April 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 April 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 -12 5 £400 +14.29% 3
West Malling +3 2 £425 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £375 - 3
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
4 13 (48.15%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) Microservices
7 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (29.63%) NUnit
9 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
9 8 (29.63%) DevOps
9 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (25.93%) SDLC
10 7 (25.93%) npm
10 7 (25.93%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.93%) Bower
10 7 (25.93%) IaaS

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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (25.93%) IaaS
2 7 (25.93%) npm
2 7 (25.93%) NuGet
2 7 (25.93%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.41%) SSDT
6 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) NUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (25.93%) Bower
4 6 (22.22%) Moq
4 6 (22.22%) ReSharper
5 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
7 3 (11.11%) JMeter
7 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.41%) MSTest
9 1 (3.70%) Appium
9 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (3.70%) Subversion
9 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) WCF Developer
6 4 (14.81%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (14.81%) WPF Developer
7 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) ADO.NET
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 6 (22.22%) LINQ
6 6 (22.22%) WCF
6 6 (22.22%) WinForms
6 6 (22.22%) WPF
7 5 (18.52%) Caliburn.Micro
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) HTML5
9 3 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Microservices
4 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) DevOps
5 8 (29.63%) MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Information Security
6 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.93%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) MVVM
8 5 (18.52%) Prototyping
9 4 (14.81%) BDD
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Data Management
10 3 (11.11%) Migration
10 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) Uniface
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (25.93%) Virtual Servers
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin