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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 49 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.08% 2.53% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.68% 25.58% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 14
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 76 86 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.99% 9.89% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 68
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £343 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Reading

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

1 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (42.86%) CRM
6 9 (42.86%) RESTful
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
7 8 (38.10%) IIS
7 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) Ant
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) Maven
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) DevOps
8 7 (33.33%) MSBuild
8 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (28.57%) Serena
9 6 (28.57%) MVC
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript

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 8 (38.10%) IIS
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Ant
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 7 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
4 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Azure Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) RESTful
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (9.52%) OAuth
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Debian
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) CRM
1 9 (42.86%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) DSDM
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) Serena
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
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