The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 26 June 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)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.26% - 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £319 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 27 13 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.98% 9.03% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 16
Median daily rate £480 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Luton

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft