Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 82 85
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 116 139 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.06% 2.39% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.38% 14.20% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 116 118
South West median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £295
90th Percentile £508 £443 £402
England median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +10.84% -12.63%
10th Percentile £30.25 £42.00 £35.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £50.52 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% -17.82%

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 937 979 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.68% 16.86% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 666 673
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £295
90th Percentile £525 £528 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 53
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +3.05% +12.64%
10th Percentile £32.55 £24.72 £30.10
90th Percentile £57.90 £51.66 £44.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 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
Somerset -3 42 £400 +23.08%
Bristol -6 27 £400 +16.36% 2
Wiltshire -16 16 £408 +16.43% 3
Devon -6 11 £300 -12.65%
Gloucestershire +6 7 £425 +30.77% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 62 (53.45%) C#
2 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.97%) Microsoft
4 50 (43.10%) .NET
5 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
6 45 (38.79%) SQL
7 41 (35.34%) SC Cleared
7 41 (35.34%) Test Automation
8 40 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
10 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET
10 30 (25.86%) Scrum
11 27 (23.28%) MVC
11 27 (23.28%) HTML
12 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
13 24 (20.69%) CSS
14 23 (19.83%) jQuery
15 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (16.38%) BDD
15 19 (16.38%) SDLC
16 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (13.79%) Java
17 15 (12.93%) Continuous Deployment
18 14 (12.07%) Acceptance Criteria
18 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (11.21%) Entity Framework
19 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
19 13 (11.21%) DevOps
20 12 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
20 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing

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 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.62%) IIS
3 9 (7.76%) CMS
4 7 (6.03%) nginx
5 6 (5.17%) ArcGIS
6 5 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.45%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.72%) Kentico
8 2 (1.72%) SAS
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) PuTTY
1 3 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (2.59%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.86%) CTI
2 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
5 7 (6.03%) Big Data
5 7 (6.03%) GIS
6 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.45%) Power BI
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
4 7 (6.03%) Selenium
4 7 (6.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (4.31%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) NuGet
6 4 (3.45%) Subversion
6 4 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.59%) Ant
7 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.59%) Grunt
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.59%) TestNG
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Military
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (39.66%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Consultant
4 14 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Tester
6 9 (7.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Test Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Security Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
9 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.31%) QA Tester
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.10%) .NET
2 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.28%) HTML
4 24 (20.69%) CSS
5 23 (19.83%) jQuery
6 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.21%) Entity Framework
8 10 (8.62%) HTML5
9 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.76%) WCF
9 9 (7.76%) WPF
10 8 (6.90%) Ajax
11 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.17%) CSS3
12 6 (5.17%) Sass
12 6 (5.17%) Web Services
13 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) User Experience
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.31%) W3C
4 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Linux
1 10 (8.62%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) CentOS
2 7 (6.03%) Unix
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) Test Automation
3 30 (25.86%) Scrum
4 27 (23.28%) MVC
5 19 (16.38%) BDD
5 19 (16.38%) SDLC
6 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.93%) Continuous Deployment
8 14 (12.07%) Acceptance Criteria
9 13 (11.21%) DevOps
10 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.48%) Regression Testing
11 11 (9.48%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (8.62%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.76%) ERP
13 9 (7.76%) Web Development
14 8 (6.90%) Project Management
14 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.45%) C#
2 45 (38.79%) SQL
3 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.79%) Java
5 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.03%) Dart
6 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.59%) F#
8 3 (2.59%) R
9 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.72%) VBA
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) Python
10 1 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
4 7 (6.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (6.03%) CLAS
5 5 (4.31%) CISSP
5 5 (4.31%) ISEB
5 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) HND
7 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.59%) PMO
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (43.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.17%) Cloudera
3 6 (5.17%) ESRI
3 6 (5.17%) HP
4 5 (4.31%) Apple
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.59%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.72%) RedGate
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) Teradata
6 2 (1.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.86%) Sencha
7 1 (0.86%) Software AG
7 1 (0.86%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.86%) Telerik
7 1 (0.86%) webMethods