The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 56 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 2.18% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.53% 21.15% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 15
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 85 104 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.90% 10.32% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 83
Median daily rate £425 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +27.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +136.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) HNC
4 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Serena
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Serena
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