Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 July 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 77 166
Rank change year-on-year -57 +89 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 79 103 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 2.43% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.72% 15.77% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 91 28
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -2.22%
10th Percentile £314 £308 £303
90th Percentile £486 £620 £438
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £44.88
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% - +26.47%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,023 653 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.25% 15.42% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 424 426
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £255
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.81% +63.69% -12.20%
10th Percentile £32.75 £37.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £195.00 £46.06
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -27 24 £369 -1.67% 1
Renfrewshire -37 22 £423 +20.71%
Edinburgh -50 22 £375 -9.09% 13
West Lothian - 4 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £225 -
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 70 (88.61%) C#
2 63 (79.75%) .NET
3 54 (68.35%) SQL Server
4 48 (60.76%) Visual Studio
4 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
5 44 (55.70%) CSS
5 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
6 41 (51.90%) jQuery
7 37 (46.84%) XML
8 34 (43.04%) SharePoint
8 34 (43.04%) Office 365
9 31 (39.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (39.24%) SQL
9 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (37.97%) Workflow
10 30 (37.97%) High Availability
10 30 (37.97%) PowerShell
11 29 (36.71%) Migration
12 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (35.44%) IIS
13 27 (34.18%) MCSE
13 27 (34.18%) XSLT
13 27 (34.18%) Windows
13 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (34.18%) InfoPath
13 27 (34.18%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (34.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (34.18%) Nintex

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 34 (43.04%) SharePoint
2 31 (39.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (35.44%) IIS
4 27 (34.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (34.18%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.04%) Office 365
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Skype
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (68.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) QlikView
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Flink
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Power BI
7 1 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (60.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) NUnit
4 6 (7.59%) Selenium
5 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.33%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.53%) MSTest
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) SharePoint Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Design Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.59%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Support
9 3 (3.80%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (79.75%) .NET
2 44 (55.70%) CSS
3 41 (51.90%) jQuery
4 37 (46.84%) XML
5 27 (34.18%) XSLT
6 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET
7 20 (25.32%) HTML
8 12 (15.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.39%) HTML5
11 8 (10.13%) Ajax
12 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.86%) RESTful
13 6 (7.59%) WinForms
14 5 (6.33%) CSS3
14 5 (6.33%) JSON
14 5 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (6.33%) React
14 5 (6.33%) Web Services
15 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
1 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
1 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) High Availability
2 30 (37.97%) Workflow
3 29 (36.71%) Migration
4 27 (34.18%) Records Management
5 18 (22.78%) Scrum
6 17 (21.52%) MVC
7 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (12.66%) OO
9 10 (12.66%) TDD
10 9 (11.39%) Kanban
11 8 (10.13%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (8.86%) SDLC
12 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.59%) CRM
13 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
13 6 (7.59%) System Testing
14 5 (6.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 70 (88.61%) C#
2 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
3 31 (39.24%) SQL
4 30 (37.97%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (34.18%) MCSE
3 24 (30.38%) Degree
4 23 (29.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.33%) ISEB
7 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.27%) MCAD
8 1 (1.27%) MCSD
8 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.18%) Nintex
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Telerik
4 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) IBM