Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 78 35
Rank change year-on-year +27 -43 +9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 24 9 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.53% 0.80% 6.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 3.95% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 76
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £184 £237 £300
90th Percentile £565 £485 £526
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 228 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.68% 20.14% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 169 265
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £285 £300
90th Percentile £480 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in South Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cardiff +9 17 £400 - 4
Newport +21 4 £550 +83.33%
Caerphilly - 2 £350 -
Team Foundation Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 15 (62.50%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Degree
8 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
9 9 (37.50%) RESTful
9 9 (37.50%) RedGate
9 9 (37.50%) SDLC
9 9 (37.50%) HL7
9 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
9 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) SOAP
9 9 (37.50%) Web Services
9 9 (37.50%) XML
9 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) Windows
10 8 (33.33%) MVC
10 8 (33.33%) High Availability
10 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (29.17%) DevOps
11 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (16.67%) Mule
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WildFly
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) Power BI
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SSDT
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) NuGet
4 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Data Architect
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) RESTful
2 9 (37.50%) SOAP
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Code First Entity Framework
3 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
3 5 (20.83%) LINQ
3 5 (20.83%) WCF
3 5 (20.83%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.83%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) SDLC
2 9 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (33.33%) High Availability
3 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) OOP
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (16.67%) Informatics
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) HL7
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) RedGate
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) HP