The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.62% 3.38% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% 15.63% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £343 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.88% +12.50%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 101 64 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 31.08% 21.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 51
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Sitefinity
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (50.00%) NServiceBus
1 1 (50.00%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithm Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree