Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 30 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +27
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.39% 8.04% 7.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.49% 37.07% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 24
Kent median daily rate £438 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.32% -3.21%
10th Percentile £356 £331 £313
90th Percentile £488 £464 £388
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

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 118 116 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.78% 21.68% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 85 55
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £326 £303
90th Percentile £500 £525 £620
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -6.82%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +19 7 £438 +25.00% 3
West Malling +1 5 £425 +11.48% 1
Dover - 2 £400 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) Web Services
2 21 (91.30%) .NET Framework
3 20 (86.96%) Entity Framework
4 16 (69.57%) TDD
5 13 (56.52%) C#
6 11 (47.83%) Concurrent Programming
6 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 11 (47.83%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (39.13%) High Availability
8 9 (39.13%) API Development
9 8 (34.78%) LINQ
9 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (21.74%) Data Management
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Statistics
10 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
12 2 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (8.70%) Finance
12 2 (8.70%) OO
12 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
13 1 (4.35%) CSS
13 1 (4.35%) HTML
13 1 (4.35%) JavaScript

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 (4.35%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 11 (47.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (47.83%) C# Developer
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Database Developer
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (21.74%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) .NET Framework
2 21 (91.30%) Web Services
3 20 (86.96%) Entity Framework
4 8 (34.78%) LINQ
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) TDD
2 11 (47.83%) Concurrent Programming
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreaded Programming
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 9 (39.13%) API Development
3 9 (39.13%) High Availability
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
1 1 (4.35%) Xamarin