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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 27 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 31 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.05% 3.28% 3.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.93% 18.60% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Median daily rate £388 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +23.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £341 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 69 43 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.50% 17.62% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 18
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 - 21 £385 - 1
Bath +5 8 £438 -
Team Foundation Server
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) .NET
3 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
4 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
4 29 (54.72%) C#
5 23 (43.40%) BDD
6 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.96%) Scrum
8 17 (32.08%) Java
9 16 (30.19%) SQL
10 14 (26.42%) Hadoop
10 14 (26.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (24.53%) DevOps
12 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
13 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.09%) Open Source
15 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
15 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
15 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
15 7 (13.21%) JIRA
15 7 (13.21%) Selenium
15 7 (13.21%) Release Management
16 6 (11.32%) QA
16 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.32%) WPF

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 5 (9.43%) nginx
2 4 (7.55%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) Apache Hive
4 5 (9.43%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
1 7 (13.21%) Selenium
1 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
2 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
3 4 (7.55%) Sahi
3 4 (7.55%) WATIR
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.77%) MSTest
5 2 (3.77%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) .NET Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Developer in Test
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Security Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Assurance Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
3 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.32%) WPF
5 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.77%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) CentOS
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
3 23 (43.40%) BDD
4 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 14 (26.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (24.53%) DevOps
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 8 (15.09%) Open Source
10 7 (13.21%) Release Management
10 7 (13.21%) Test Planning
11 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.32%) MVC
11 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Information Management
12 5 (9.43%) OWASP
12 5 (9.43%) SDLC
12 5 (9.43%) SIEM
13 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) Dart
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (9.43%) CISSP
3 5 (9.43%) CLAS
4 4 (7.55%) ISEB
5 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.55%) ESRI
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle