Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 62 133
Rank change year-on-year -51 +71 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 90 174 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.69% 3.14% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.26% 17.45% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 70
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £350 £304 £263
90th Percentile £494 £480 £476
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -3.49% +0.58% +25.74%

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 972 997 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.27% 18.00% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 596 563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £276
90th Percentile £563 £516 £535
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 58
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.67%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.50 £31.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £48.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Somerset -6 30 £413 +8.55% 9
Bristol +6 29 £400 +7.10% 13
Wiltshire -24 7 £405 +1.25% 3
Gloucestershire -12 4 £400 +18.52% 10
Dorset -3 3 £375 - 7
Devon +5 1 £425 +71.72% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 64 (71.11%) .NET
2 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (63.33%) C#
4 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
5 43 (47.78%) Test Automation
6 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (33.33%) SQL
7 30 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 27 (30.00%) Scrum
8 27 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
10 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 24 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (23.33%) MVC
12 21 (23.33%) Windows
13 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
13 20 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
14 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
15 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
16 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
17 13 (14.44%) HTML
17 13 (14.44%) Finance
17 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
17 13 (14.44%) jQuery
18 11 (12.22%) IIS
18 11 (12.22%) CSS
18 11 (12.22%) BDD
18 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
19 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (12.22%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Kentico
2 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) DNS
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.11%) DB2
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.11%) Selenium
4 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.89%) NUnit
6 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.78%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.44%) JUnit
8 3 (3.33%) JIRA
8 3 (3.33%) MSTest
9 2 (2.22%) JMeter
9 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.11%) Ant
10 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.11%) StarTeam
10 1 (1.11%) Subversion
10 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Advertising
2 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Test Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Azure Developer
8 8 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Azure Software Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.44%) PowerShell Developer
12 4 (4.44%) PowerShell Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (71.11%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.44%) .NET Framework
3 13 (14.44%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) jQuery
4 11 (12.22%) CSS
5 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.89%) Web Services
6 8 (8.89%) WPF
7 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
8 6 (6.67%) REST
9 5 (5.56%) HTML5
9 5 (5.56%) JSON
9 5 (5.56%) Node.js
9 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 5 (5.56%) WCF
10 4 (4.44%) ADO.NET
10 4 (4.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.56%) Fintech
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Contactless
3 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.78%) Test Automation
3 27 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (30.00%) Scrum
4 21 (23.33%) MVC
5 20 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.22%) BDD
8 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.00%) DevOps
9 9 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 9 (10.00%) System Testing
10 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.67%) Web Development
12 5 (5.56%) TDD
12 5 (5.56%) UML
12 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) C#
2 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
3 30 (33.33%) SQL
4 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.22%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Java
8 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) F#
9 1 (1.11%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (1.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Infragistics
3 3 (3.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Borland
4 1 (1.11%) Fiserv
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) RedGate
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) Software AG
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) webMethods