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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 42.59% - 2.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 62.16% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 2
Median daily rate £385 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 37 1 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 68.52% 2.50% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Taunton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 21 (63.64%) C#
4 20 (60.61%) .NET
4 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 20 (60.61%) BDD
5 19 (57.58%) Scrum
6 17 (51.52%) Java
7 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (42.42%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
10 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
11 10 (30.30%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) JIRA
12 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.18%) MVC
13 6 (18.18%) WPF
13 6 (18.18%) TDD
13 6 (18.18%) Open Source
13 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
14 5 (15.15%) QA
14 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
15 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
15 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
15 4 (12.12%) Selenium

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) Sahi
5 2 (6.06%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Assurance Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (18.18%) WPF
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) CentOS
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 20 (60.61%) BDD
4 19 (57.58%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (42.42%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) DevOps
9 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 3 (9.09%) Information Management
10 3 (9.09%) OWASP
10 3 (9.09%) SIEM
10 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Dart
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (9.09%) CLAS
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 3 (9.09%) ESRI
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat