Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 20 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.22% 9.09% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.47% 45.37% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 7
Kent median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £353 £330 £263
90th Percentile £468 £350 £494
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.65% -9.47%

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 98 108 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.22% 20.04% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 81
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £330 £231
90th Percentile £469 £425 £750
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 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +22.45% -8.13%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £32.48
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.50 £40.43
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 September 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 September 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 +2 9 £400 +16.79% 1
West Malling +3 4 £413 +22.22% 5
Tunbridge Wells -1 2 £368 - 1
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (73.91%) .NET
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (60.87%) C#
6 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
7 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
7 11 (47.83%) Entity Framework
8 10 (43.48%) Web Services
9 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (34.78%) TDD
10 8 (34.78%) Finance
11 7 (30.43%) MVC
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
12 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (26.09%) High Availability
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (21.74%) SSDT
13 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 5 (21.74%) Advertising
13 5 (21.74%) LINQ
14 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (17.39%) Scrum
14 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (17.39%) Subversion
14 4 (17.39%) Multithreading

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 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) SSDT
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Developer
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
6 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (21.74%) Database Developer
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (21.74%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (8.70%) DBA
10 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
11 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
11 1 (4.35%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
2 11 (47.83%) Entity Framework
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) CSS
9 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (4.35%) WinForms
10 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) API Development
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Database Security
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Statistics
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Uniface
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Capita
3 1 (4.35%) Infragistics