Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 65 89
Rank change year-on-year -59 +24 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 71 158 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 2.96% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.31% 16.36% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 130 108
South West median daily rate £410 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £213 £299
90th Percentile £538 £451 £411
England median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.48% +10.84% -12.63%
10th Percentile £33.25 £42.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.75 £50.52 £44.50
England median hourly rate £43.13 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% +13.33% -31.82%

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 854 966 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.35% 18.07% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 643 695
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £300
90th Percentile £550 £531 £500
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 61
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.84% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35.50 £25.00 £32.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +1 31 £425 +25.93% 13
Somerset -24 16 £420 +35.48% 4
Wiltshire -23 8 £405 +8.00% 4
Devon 0 6 £280 -17.04%
Dorset - 4 £348 - 7
Gloucestershire +7 1 - - 5
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) .NET
3 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
4 24 (33.80%) C#
5 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
5 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
6 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
8 15 (21.13%) HTML
8 15 (21.13%) MVC
8 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
9 14 (19.72%) Scrum
9 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.31%) Windows
10 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
11 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
12 11 (15.49%) CSS
12 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
12 11 (15.49%) IIS
12 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
12 11 (15.49%) jQuery
13 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
13 10 (14.08%) HTML5
13 10 (14.08%) SDLC
13 10 (14.08%) Windows Server

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 11 (15.49%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) nginx
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) ArcGIS
4 4 (5.63%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Kentico
5 2 (2.82%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.41%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Apache Hive
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) GIS
4 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) Power BI
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (9.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (8.45%) Maven
6 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.63%) NUnit
7 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.23%) Grunt
7 3 (4.23%) JMeter
7 3 (4.23%) Moq
7 3 (4.23%) NuGet
8 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.82%) Selenium
8 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.82%) Subversion
8 2 (2.82%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (9.86%) Military
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Administrator
3 9 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.04%) QA Tester
6 5 (7.04%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) .NET
2 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.13%) HTML
4 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
5 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
6 11 (15.49%) CSS
6 11 (15.49%) jQuery
7 10 (14.08%) HTML5
8 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (9.86%) Web Services
10 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.45%) WPF
11 5 (7.04%) CSS3
11 5 (7.04%) REST
11 5 (7.04%) RESTful
11 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.04%) WCF
12 4 (5.63%) ModSecurity
13 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) CentOS
4 6 (8.45%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) MVC
2 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
3 14 (19.72%) Scrum
4 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.08%) SDLC
5 9 (12.68%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (11.27%) DevOps
6 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.45%) ERP
7 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
7 6 (8.45%) OWASP
7 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 5 (7.04%) Demand Management
8 5 (7.04%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.04%) SIEM
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 24 (33.80%) C#
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.45%) Dart
7 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.63%) Java
9 3 (4.23%) R
10 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.63%) CISSP
3 4 (5.63%) CLAS
4 2 (2.82%) HND
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.63%) RMADS
3 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Ansible
1 7 (9.86%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.63%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.63%) ESRI
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) F5
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Software AG
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) webMethods