Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 April 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)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 67 141
Rank change year-on-year -58 +74 -30
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 74 165 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.44% 3.17% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.42% 17.46% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 119 61
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +15.30%
10th Percentile £320 £244 £263
90th Percentile £500 £465 £438
England median daily rate £425 £389 £389
% change year-on-year +9.32% - +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +27.01%
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.41% +10.67% -

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 879 945 873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.06% 18.17% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 586 591
South West median daily rate £420 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% - -
10th Percentile £310 £279 £294
90th Percentile £570 £523 £510
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 44 68
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% +14.86%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £48.93
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.19 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.19% -2.51% +14.19%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South West over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Bristol +8 28 £425 +14.86% 10
Somerset -18 17 £443 +42.17% 3
Wiltshire -35 9 £405 +1.25% 9
Dorset -2 6 £375 - 7
Devon 0 2 £353 +107.35% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.24%) C#
4 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
5 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (35.14%) Windows
7 25 (33.78%) Test Automation
8 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.73%) Scrum
9 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (27.03%) SQL
11 19 (25.68%) MVC
11 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
12 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 16 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
13 15 (20.27%) IIS
14 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (18.92%) DevOps
14 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
15 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
16 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
16 12 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
17 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
17 11 (14.86%) SCVMM
18 8 (10.81%) HTML
18 8 (10.81%) Web Services

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (20.27%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) nginx
3 4 (5.41%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) NuGet
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) SMS
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 4 (5.41%) GIS
4 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.35%) DB2
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (8.11%) Maven
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) NUnit
7 4 (5.41%) Moq
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
8 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.70%) Selenium
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.35%) RSpec
10 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.35%) TestNG
10 1 (1.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Azure Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Azure Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 8 (10.81%) HTML
4 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 8 (10.81%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) CSS
5 6 (8.11%) Node.js
5 6 (8.11%) WCF
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (6.76%) RESTful
6 5 (6.76%) WPF
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.41%) ModSecurity
7 4 (5.41%) Ninject
7 4 (5.41%) REST
8 3 (4.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Contactless
3 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) CentOS
4 6 (8.11%) Unix
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) Test Automation
3 22 (29.73%) Scrum
4 19 (25.68%) MVC
5 16 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (18.92%) DevOps
6 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (9.46%) System Testing
10 6 (8.11%) OWASP
10 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.11%) TDD
11 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.76%) SIEM
11 5 (6.76%) UML
11 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) C#
2 31 (41.89%) PowerShell
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.11%) Dart
6 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.05%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) Java
10 1 (1.35%) C
10 1 (1.35%) F#
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.41%) CISSP
3 4 (5.41%) CLAS
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.41%) RMADS
2 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.11%) Docker
3 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCVMM
2 7 (9.46%) Ansible
2 7 (9.46%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.41%) ESRI
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Telerik
5 1 (1.35%) Borland
5 1 (1.35%) F5
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Software AG
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) webMethods