Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 0.65% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.94% 5.42% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
Reading median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £378 £370 £313
90th Percentile £423 £528 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 161 166 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.44% 12.05% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 145
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +19.72%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -66.67% +34.33%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +383.33% -66.67% +26.76%

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 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (87.50%) REST
3 12 (75.00%) Microservices
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) IIS
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) IaaS
4 11 (68.75%) PaaS
5 10 (62.50%) Confluence
5 10 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (62.50%) TeamCity
5 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) Low Latency
5 10 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (62.50%) NuGet
5 10 (62.50%) Opsview
5 10 (62.50%) CQL
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
5 10 (62.50%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) Maven
5 10 (62.50%) JIRA
5 10 (62.50%) Multithreading

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 11 (68.75%) IIS
2 10 (62.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (68.75%) IaaS
2 11 (68.75%) PaaS
3 10 (62.50%) NuGet
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 10 (62.50%) Maven
2 10 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Core
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSD
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Microservices
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Low Latency
3 10 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 9 (56.25%) Change Control
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) C++
3 10 (62.50%) CQL
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO 9001
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Opsview
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft