Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 92 85
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 19 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 0.57% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.73% 5.06% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Reading median daily rate £400 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £383 £338 £293
90th Percentile £438 £523 £515
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £440 £455
% change year-on-year -9.09% -3.30% +21.33%
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 162 158 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.92% 11.33% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 86 145
Reading median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £310 £249 £290
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £384
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.23% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Reading median hourly rate £14.25 - £45.00
10th Percentile £12.98 - £29.10
90th Percentile £14.93 - £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -18.33% +23.29%

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 23 January 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 16 (84.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (73.68%) REST
4 13 (68.42%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Linux
5 12 (63.16%) PaaS
5 12 (63.16%) IaaS
5 12 (63.16%) Microservices
6 11 (57.89%) IIS
6 11 (57.89%) Java
6 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (52.63%) VMware
7 10 (52.63%) Maven
7 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
7 10 (52.63%) Firewall
7 10 (52.63%) C++
7 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
7 10 (52.63%) Opsview
7 10 (52.63%) NuGet
7 10 (52.63%) Low Latency
7 10 (52.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (52.63%) Confluence
7 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
7 10 (52.63%) JIRA
7 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
7 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (57.89%) IIS
2 10 (52.63%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (63.16%) IaaS
2 12 (63.16%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
1 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) Power BI
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Visual Studio
2 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
2 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 10 (52.63%) Maven
2 10 (52.63%) NuGet
2 10 (52.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (52.63%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) REST
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Core
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
6 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) XSD
6 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Microservices
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Low Latency
3 10 (52.63%) Multithreading
4 9 (47.37%) Change Control
4 9 (47.37%) SDLC
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Optimisation
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) CQL
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO 9001
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Opsview
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft