Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 91 163
Rank change year-on-year -32 +72 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 82 96 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.50% 2.01% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.80% 11.58% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 76 30
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.01% +9.33%
10th Percentile £324 £320 £304
90th Percentile £450 £623 £447
UK median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate - - £47.25
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £42.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -5.85% - +3.01%

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 1,051 829 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.26% 17.35% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 514 458
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.88% -0.22%
10th Percentile £278 £277 £253
90th Percentile £555 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 10
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £43.39 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +19.70% -7.05%
10th Percentile £33.50 £37.95 £13.73
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Edinburgh -19 37 £363 -12.12% 10
Renfrewshire -21 18 £421 +5.31%
Glasgow -25 15 £350 -6.67% 5
West Lothian - 5 - -
Dundee - 2 £273 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £375 -
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 69 (84.15%) C#
2 63 (76.83%) .NET
3 54 (65.85%) Visual Studio
4 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
5 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
6 46 (56.10%) CSS
7 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
8 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (52.44%) jQuery
10 42 (51.22%) XML
11 38 (46.34%) Office 365
12 37 (45.12%) SharePoint
13 35 (42.68%) SQL
13 35 (42.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 34 (41.46%) PowerShell
15 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
16 26 (31.71%) HTML
16 26 (31.71%) Migration
17 24 (29.27%) MVC
17 24 (29.27%) .NET Framework
18 23 (28.05%) Workflow
19 22 (26.83%) InfoPath
19 22 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (26.83%) IIS
19 22 (26.83%) MCSE
19 22 (26.83%) XSLT
19 22 (26.83%) Windows
19 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008

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 37 (45.12%) SharePoint
2 35 (42.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (26.83%) IIS
3 22 (26.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 38 (46.34%) Office 365
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) NuGet
5 1 (1.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
1 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
1 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
2 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) Flink
3 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Power BI
5 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (65.85%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.73%) NUnit
3 9 (10.98%) Selenium
4 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.54%) JIRA
6 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.88%) JUnit
7 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.22%) MSTest
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint Developer
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Design Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.54%) Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Architect
8 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.88%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (76.83%) .NET
2 46 (56.10%) CSS
3 43 (52.44%) jQuery
4 42 (51.22%) XML
5 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET
6 26 (31.71%) HTML
7 24 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 22 (26.83%) XSLT
9 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
10 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (18.29%) HTML5
12 14 (17.07%) CSS3
13 13 (15.85%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (15.85%) React
14 9 (10.98%) JSON
15 6 (7.32%) Ajax
15 6 (7.32%) Web Services
16 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4 (4.88%) Entity Framework
18 3 (3.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
1 22 (26.83%) Windows Server
1 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) Migration
3 24 (29.27%) MVC
4 23 (28.05%) Workflow
5 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (26.83%) High Availability
5 22 (26.83%) Records Management
6 20 (24.39%) Scrum
7 15 (18.29%) SDLC
7 15 (18.29%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.20%) TDD
8 10 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.98%) OO
10 8 (9.76%) Kanban
11 7 (8.54%) DevOps
11 7 (8.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (8.54%) Mathematics
12 6 (7.32%) Time Management
13 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
13 5 (6.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) C#
2 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 35 (42.68%) SQL
4 34 (41.46%) PowerShell
5 14 (17.07%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.10%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) MCSE
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (23.17%) Degree
3 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) ISEB
5 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) Nintex
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Charles River
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) F5