Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 31 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.86% 6.60% 7.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.07% 20.31% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 29
Kent median daily rate £393 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £381 £360 £331
90th Percentile £508 £486 £455
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -52.26% -13.89% +4.65%

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 73 128 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.96% 32.49% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 75
Kent median daily rate £406 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +19.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £281 £324
90th Percentile £481 £488 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Kent median hourly rate £55.00 £36.88 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.15% -18.06% -
10th Percentile £52.50 £35.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.63 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Canterbury - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 £550 +49.66%
Dover -1 1 £393 -7.65%
Maidstone -7 1 £388 -10.14% 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) JMeter
6 3 (27.27%) Data Management
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ to SQL

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) MSTest
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (9.09%) Postman
5 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) Itk
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) MassTransit
6 1 (9.09%) OAuth
6 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
1 1 (9.09%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin