Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 124 153
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 59 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.17% 1.43% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.95% 8.53% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 22
Scotland median daily rate £380 £413 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +28.40% -11.38%
10th Percentile £317 £305 £264
90th Percentile £475 £464 £431
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.30% +12.26% -23.27%

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 849 727 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.84% 16.77% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 416 404
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.25 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 -11 35 £394 -7.35% 3
Glasgow -3 19 £350 +16.67%
Renfrewshire +36 5 £335 +6.35%
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.29%) C#
4 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
4 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
5 17 (28.81%) .NET
6 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.03%) CSS
7 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
7 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (18.64%) Degree
9 10 (16.95%) Finance
9 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.95%) XML
9 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
9 10 (16.95%) jQuery
9 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
10 9 (15.25%) ETL
10 9 (15.25%) Scrum
11 8 (13.56%) QA
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (11.86%) Migration

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 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Office 365
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 4 (6.78%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) CTI
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.47%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Star Schema
6 3 (5.08%) PowerPivot
7 2 (3.39%) Power BI
7 2 (3.39%) Redis
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) QlikView
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.39%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Moq
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) ETL Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Development Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (6.78%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.08%) QA Coordinator
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) jQuery
3 10 (16.95%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) XSLT
5 6 (10.17%) HTML
5 6 (10.17%) RESTful
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Core
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.78%) SignalR
7 4 (6.78%) WinForms
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 3 (5.08%) JSON
9 2 (3.39%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Blog
4 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.25%) ETL
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.86%) CRM
4 7 (11.86%) High Availability
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) MVC
4 7 (11.86%) Records Management
4 7 (11.86%) Workflow
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) OOD
5 6 (10.17%) SDLC
5 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (8.47%) Data Integration
6 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
5 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) ES6
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (11.86%) MCSE
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) MCSD
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.39%) Nagios
4 2 (3.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) HP
2 7 (11.86%) Nintex
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Avaya
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter