Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 129 142 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.22% 2.59% 2.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.61% 15.12% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 105
South West median daily rate £403 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £340 £312 £259
90th Percentile £488 £488 £463
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
South West median hourly rate - £33.75 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.63% +10.84%
England median hourly rate £40.25 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.85% +0.59% +1.19%

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 1,111 939 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.08% 17.10% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 565 642
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £302 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 53
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +6.01% +7.13%
10th Percentile £35.25 £33.80 £31.50
90th Percentile £50.30 £56.25 £49.80
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 45 £400 +2.56% 14
Somerset -2 45 £420 +6.33% 6
Wiltshire -17 10 £405 +1.25% 5
Gloucestershire -9 5 £375 +11.11% 3
Dorset +1 4 £400 - 9
Devon +2 3 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (55.81%) .NET
3 66 (51.16%) C#
4 61 (47.29%) SQL
5 60 (46.51%) PowerShell
6 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
7 47 (36.43%) Test Automation
8 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
9 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (25.58%) Scrum
11 28 (21.71%) Finance
12 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
13 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (18.60%) MVC
14 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio
14 24 (18.60%) Windows
14 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (17.83%) .NET Framework
16 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
17 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
17 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
19 18 (13.95%) HTML
19 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
19 18 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
20 16 (12.40%) CSS
20 16 (12.40%) Selenium
21 15 (11.63%) jQuery
21 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared

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 9 (6.98%) IIS
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) Kentico
3 4 (3.10%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.55%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.43%) IaaS
2 7 (5.43%) PaaS
3 4 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.33%) Office 365
5 2 (1.55%) Google Play
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) DNS
1 2 (1.55%) SSH
2 1 (0.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) MySQL
7 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.33%) OLAP
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.55%) GIS
9 2 (1.55%) SQLite
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio
1 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.40%) Selenium
4 15 (11.63%) NUnit
5 10 (7.75%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.98%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.43%) JUnit
7 7 (5.43%) MSTest
8 6 (4.65%) JIRA
8 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (3.10%) JMeter
10 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.78%) Ant
12 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Marketing
3 9 (6.98%) Electronics
3 9 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (34.88%) Developer
2 22 (17.05%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Release Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) CRM Developer
7 10 (7.75%) DBA
7 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (6.98%) SQL DBA
9 8 (6.20%) Configuration Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Release and Configuration Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (55.81%) .NET
2 23 (17.83%) .NET Framework
3 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 18 (13.95%) HTML
5 16 (12.40%) CSS
6 15 (11.63%) jQuery
7 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (7.75%) Gherkin
9 10 (7.75%) WCF
10 9 (6.98%) Web Services
11 8 (6.20%) ADO.NET
11 8 (6.20%) REST
12 7 (5.43%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.43%) HTML5
12 7 (5.43%) WPF
13 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Core
13 6 (4.65%) XML
14 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (3.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.65%) Fintech
4 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.55%) PKI
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.60%) Windows
2 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.43%) Test Automation
3 33 (25.58%) Scrum
4 24 (18.60%) MVC
5 18 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 15 (11.63%) DevOps
6 15 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (10.85%) BDD
7 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.85%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (10.08%) Load Balancing
9 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.30%) Test Management
10 11 (8.53%) CRM
11 10 (7.75%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.98%) ETL
12 9 (6.98%) Pair Programming
12 9 (6.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.16%) C#
2 61 (47.29%) SQL
3 60 (46.51%) PowerShell
4 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.20%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.88%) Python
8 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) Dart
9 1 (0.78%) F#
9 1 (0.78%) Java
9 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) Degree
4 4 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.55%) CISSP
6 2 (1.55%) CLAS
6 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.55%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 2 (1.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle
2 9 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (2.33%) Google
3 3 (2.33%) Infragistics
3 3 (2.33%) Telerik
4 2 (1.55%) Apple
4 2 (1.55%) ESRI
4 2 (1.55%) Twitter
4 2 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Capita
5 1 (0.78%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.78%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) RedGate
5 1 (0.78%) Software AG
5 1 (0.78%) VMware
5 1 (0.78%) webMethods