Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 8.77% 26.47% 25.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.67% 87.10% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 45
Taunton median daily rate £360 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £313
90th Percentile £397 £454 £400
Somerset median daily rate £405 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +24.62% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

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 Taunton with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 24 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 21.05% 30.39% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 57
Taunton median daily rate £355 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -12.16% +13.85%
10th Percentile £271 £213 £313
90th Percentile £400 £449 £400
Somerset median daily rate £403 £355 £363
% change year-on-year +13.38% -2.07% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £47.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year -6.88% +15.24% +17.14%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Taunton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Taunton

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

1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) Selenium
9 2 (20.00%) WCF
9 2 (20.00%) WPF
9 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (20.00%) Line Management
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (20.00%) SDLC

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA