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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / South West
Rank 52 119 98
Rank change year-on-year +67 -21  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 99 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.81% 0.69% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.89% 5.01% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 16 37
Median daily rate £400 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £346
% change year-on-year -3.44% +4.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 524 399 448
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.18% 13.75% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 240 283
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 29
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Wiltshire +28 29 £411 -8.61% 4
Somerset +17 22 £280 -37.77% 5
Bristol +10 12 £375 +3.44% 4
Gloucestershire +8 6 - - 2
Devon - 3 £170 - 2
Dorset +7 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 112 (68.29%) C#
2 111 (67.68%) .NET
3 88 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
5 61 (37.20%) SQL Server
6 59 (35.98%) Microsoft
7 53 (32.32%) Visual Studio
8 51 (31.10%) SQL
9 50 (30.49%) ASP.NET
10 49 (29.88%) CSS
10 49 (29.88%) HTML
10 49 (29.88%) Scrum
11 44 (26.83%) Windows
12 42 (25.61%) jQuery
13 39 (23.78%) BDD
14 38 (23.17%) Security Cleared
15 33 (20.12%) MVC
16 32 (19.51%) CMS
16 32 (19.51%) SC Cleared
16 32 (19.51%) .NET Framework
17 30 (18.29%) Content Management
17 30 (18.29%) IIS
18 29 (17.68%) SpecFlow
19 26 (15.85%) Ajax
20 25 (15.24%) Git (software)
20 25 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
21 24 (14.63%) Finance
22 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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 32 (19.51%) CMS
2 30 (18.29%) IIS
3 20 (12.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.32%) ColdFusion
6 8 (4.88%) Railo
7 6 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.66%) NServiceBus
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.22%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.22%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.22%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.22%) Office 365
2 2 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Boomi
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) Internet
2 7 (4.27%) PuTTY
2 7 (4.27%) WinSCP
3 3 (1.83%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.66%) MS Access
10 4 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (2.44%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.44%) Redis
10 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (32.32%) Visual Studio
2 29 (17.68%) SpecFlow
3 25 (15.24%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.20%) Jenkins
5 18 (10.98%) Selenium
6 16 (9.76%) HP UFT
7 14 (8.54%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.32%) Hudson
8 12 (7.32%) TeamCity
9 11 (6.71%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (3.05%) Ant
10 5 (3.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.05%) ReSharper
10 5 (3.05%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.05%) TestNG
10 5 (3.05%) Toad
11 4 (2.44%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.44%) NUnit
11 4 (2.44%) Sahi
11 4 (2.44%) WATIR
General
1 24 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.05%) Advertising
3 4 (2.44%) Electronics
3 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (62.20%) Developer
2 41 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.24%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.20%) Analyst
5 19 (11.59%) Test Analyst
6 18 (10.98%) Sitecore Developer
7 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) SQL Developer
10 11 (6.71%) Tester
11 10 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.27%) Automation Tester
12 7 (4.27%) Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) Database Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Developer in Test
13 6 (3.66%) Manual Test Analyst
14 5 (3.05%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (67.68%) .NET
2 50 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 49 (29.88%) CSS
3 49 (29.88%) HTML
4 42 (25.61%) jQuery
5 32 (19.51%) .NET Framework
6 26 (15.85%) Ajax
7 23 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (12.80%) HTML5
9 20 (12.20%) Sass
10 19 (11.59%) Web Services
11 17 (10.37%) Flash
11 17 (10.37%) Gherkin
11 17 (10.37%) XSLT
12 15 (9.15%) XML
13 14 (8.54%) WCF
14 12 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (7.32%) WPF
15 11 (6.71%) Entity Framework
16 10 (6.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) User Experience
1 19 (11.59%) W3C
2 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.83%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.22%) RIA
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 20 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.54%) Linux
4 11 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.88%) Scrum
3 39 (23.78%) BDD
4 33 (20.12%) MVC
5 30 (18.29%) Content Management
6 22 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (13.41%) Web Development
7 21 (12.80%) TDD
8 20 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 18 (10.98%) Automated Testing
10 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (10.37%) Kanban
10 17 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 15 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.93%) DevOps
13 12 (7.32%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.32%) Regression Testing
13 12 (7.32%) Test Management
14 11 (6.71%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (68.29%) C#
2 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
3 51 (31.10%) SQL
4 20 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.15%) ActionScript
5 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.32%) F#
6 12 (7.32%) Java
7 8 (4.88%) VBScript
8 7 (4.27%) Ruby
8 7 (4.27%) VB
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
9 6 (3.66%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.22%) C++
11 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.22%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.10%) ISEB
4 4 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) Degree
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.20%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.27%) vSphere
2 5 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) vRealize
2 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.80%) Sitecore
3 20 (12.20%) Oracle
4 17 (10.37%) Apple
5 15 (9.15%) HP
6 12 (7.32%) VMware
7 11 (6.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.44%) SAP
9 2 (1.22%) IFS
9 2 (1.22%) Telerik
10 1 (0.61%) Dell
10 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.61%) Kofax
10 1 (0.61%) OpenText
10 1 (0.61%) RedGate
10 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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