Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 11 42
Rank change year-on-year -27 +31 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.64% 13.87% 4.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.08% 55.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 55 17
Kent median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £201 £260
90th Percentile £438 £388 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £44.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.21% +2.91% +26.47%

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 77 137 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.49% 25.00% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 97 131
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £225
90th Percentile £469 £425 £675
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.75
10th Percentile £33.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.64 - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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
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 21 July 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 -7 5 £400 +15.11% 1
Tunbridge Wells +1 2 £368 - 4
West Malling +2 1 £400 - 1
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 11 (64.71%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) SSDT
7 5 (29.41%) Advertising
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
9 3 (17.65%) Front End Development

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 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SSDT
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Developer
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Database Developer
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 6 (35.29%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (11.76%) DBA
8 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Database Security
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Uniface
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) Infragistics