The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 30 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.00% 1.53% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.03% 11.11% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
Median daily rate £290 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +14.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £420 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 62 36 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 31.00% 13.79% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.03 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% -9.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Somerset

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Somerset over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Somerset

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 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
Taunton +4 8 £240 -54.71% 7
Bath +5 6 £450 +9.09% 3
Team Foundation Server
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 35 (81.40%) C#
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) BDD
4 22 (51.16%) Scrum
5 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (30.23%) SQL
9 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) SpecFlow
10 12 (27.91%) QA
11 11 (25.58%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Kanban
12 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
13 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
13 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
14 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
14 8 (18.60%) WPF
14 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (16.28%) Selenium
15 7 (16.28%) MVC
15 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
15 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
16 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
16 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (9.30%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) SpecFlow
2 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.30%) Sahi
5 4 (9.30%) WATIR
6 3 (6.98%) NUnit
7 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.65%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Developer in Test
5 6 (13.95%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
3 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
4 8 (18.60%) WPF
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 4 (9.30%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Core
8 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
8 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.33%) jQuery
10 1 (2.33%) WCF
10 1 (2.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) BDD
3 22 (51.16%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Kanban
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
8 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) DevOps
9 4 (9.30%) Line Management
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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