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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 66 114 118
Rank change year-on-year +48 +4  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 39 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.25% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.66% 5.37% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 266 298 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.38% 11.57% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 162 203
Median daily rate £390 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £12.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.12% -72.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +29 21 £335 +4.68%
Glasgow +14 12 £375 - 2
Edinburgh +14 6 £375 +13.63% 3
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 58 (77.33%) .NET
2 48 (64.00%) C#
3 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
5 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.67%) PowerShell
7 25 (33.33%) Windows
8 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 24 (32.00%) Windows Server
9 23 (30.67%) IIS
9 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
10 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
10 22 (29.33%) MVC
10 22 (29.33%) XAML
10 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
12 19 (25.33%) HTML
12 19 (25.33%) CSS
12 19 (25.33%) Open Source
13 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
14 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
14 17 (22.67%) Puppet
15 16 (21.33%) TDD
16 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
17 14 (18.67%) Visual Studio
18 13 (17.33%) jQuery

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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 23 (30.67%) IIS
2 7 (9.33%) Umbraco
3 6 (8.00%) CMS
4 3 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.33%) NUnit
4 6 (8.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.33%) Subversion
6 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (4.00%) Maven
6 3 (4.00%) Moq
6 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.67%) JUnit
7 2 (2.67%) MSI
7 2 (2.67%) MSTest
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.67%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.33%) NuGet
General
1 4 (5.33%) Banking
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Automation Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Release Manager
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (4.00%) QA Coordinator
9 3 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (77.33%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.33%) CSS
3 19 (25.33%) HTML
4 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
5 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.33%) jQuery
8 12 (16.00%) HTML5
9 9 (12.00%) CSS3
9 9 (12.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.33%) RESTful
11 4 (5.33%) WCF
12 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (4.00%) Web Services
12 3 (4.00%) XHTML
12 3 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (29.33%) MVC
4 21 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (25.33%) Open Source
6 16 (21.33%) TDD
7 11 (14.67%) OO
7 11 (14.67%) Release Management
8 10 (13.33%) Scrum
9 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) SDLC
11 5 (6.67%) OOD
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.33%) CRM
12 4 (5.33%) OOP
13 3 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (4.00%) Software Testing
14 2 (2.67%) ITIL V2
14 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) C#
2 26 (34.67%) PowerShell
3 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) XAML
4 7 (9.33%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) MCAD
3 3 (4.00%) MCSD
3 3 (4.00%) MCTS
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Twitter
3 3 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) DevExpress
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago