The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 5 10 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 28.21% 2.86% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 73.33% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Median daily rate £241 £530 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +28.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 38.46% 14.29% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Median daily rate £240 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% -15.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (85.19%) .NET
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
4 20 (74.07%) BDD
5 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Kanban
8 10 (37.04%) QA
8 10 (37.04%) SpecFlow
9 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
11 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
12 6 (22.22%) WPF
12 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
13 5 (18.52%) MVC
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
14 4 (14.81%) Line Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (14.81%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) SpecFlow
2 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.41%) Sahi
5 2 (7.41%) WATIR
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
4 6 (22.22%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) BDD
2 20 (74.07%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Kanban
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
10 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft