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 22 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 63 59
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.30% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 3.45% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £288 £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.23% -14.47%  
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 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 152 58 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.68% 8.70% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 62
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Biometrics
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) MSTest
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
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%) MyEclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy Manager
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) XSL
2 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Biometrics
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) F#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle