The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 March 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 64 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.94% 0.66% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.38% 8.20% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £488 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -12.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 130 61 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 17.47% 8.09% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Milton Keynes

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (25.00%) MSTest
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XSL
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) F#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle