Period
to 19 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 31 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.03% 3.80% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.98% 24.68% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 10
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £331 £263 £310
90th Percentile £375 £388 £402
South East median daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.63% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -11.33%

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 94 77 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.29% 15.40% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 55
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +12.90%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £476 £485
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -10 6 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 4 £375 -
West Malling -3 1 £338 - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 30 (96.77%) SQL
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
3 25 (80.65%) Web Services
4 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
5 23 (74.19%) Entity Framework
6 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
6 18 (58.06%) Migration
7 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (54.84%) Statistics
7 17 (54.84%) Data Management
7 17 (54.84%) High Availability
7 17 (54.84%) Algorithms
8 12 (38.71%) C#
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (25.81%) LINQ
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (19.35%) RESTful
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) NUnit
11 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) Legal
12 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
12 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
12 5 (16.13%) MSBuild

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 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (54.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) NUnit
2 5 (16.13%) MSBuild
3 3 (9.68%) Moq
3 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) MSTest
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Developer
3 16 (51.61%) Database Developer
3 16 (51.61%) SQL Database Developer
3 16 (51.61%) SSIS Developer
3 16 (51.61%) T-SQL Developer
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
5 10 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) Web Services
3 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
4 23 (74.19%) Entity Framework
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (25.81%) LINQ
7 6 (19.35%) JSON
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
8 5 (16.13%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (16.13%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (16.13%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.90%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (9.68%) WinForms
10 3 (9.68%) WPF
11 1 (3.23%) CSS
11 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Algorithms
2 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Migration
2 17 (54.84%) Data Management
2 17 (54.84%) High Availability
2 17 (54.84%) Statistics
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Concurrent Programming
4 5 (16.13%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
4 5 (16.13%) MVVM
4 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) API Design
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) T-SQL
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PSD2
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Anite
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Orchard
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin