Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 80 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 1.09% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 10.81% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Reading median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +16.13%
10th Percentile £359 £323 £419
90th Percentile £488 £409 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year - -8.57% +15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 160 148 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.67% 10.04% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 146
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £302 £256 £271
90th Percentile £500 £475 £478
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Puppet
9 3 (15.00%) PaaS
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) Kendo UI
5 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Debian
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDET
5 2 (10.00%) Software Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Ariba
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Serena