The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 58 31
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 2 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.06% 0.36% 6.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.32% 1.94% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 37
Median daily rate £370 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £535 £450
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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 103 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.18% 18.33% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 169
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £294 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Wales

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 24 £370 -22.10% 1
West Wales - 1 - - 3
Team Foundation Server
UK

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

1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 25 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 23 (76.67%) C#
4 23 (76.67%) .NET
5 22 (73.33%) .NET Framework
6 21 (70.00%) LINQ
6 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
6 21 (70.00%) Entity Framework
6 21 (70.00%) OOP
7 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
7 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
8 19 (63.33%) WCF
9 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle
10 16 (53.33%) WinForms
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
11 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (46.67%) Scrum
13 13 (43.33%) Informatics
14 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
14 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
14 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (40.00%) UML
15 11 (36.67%) NHS

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) DTS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 21 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 21 (70.00%) LINQ
4 19 (63.33%) WCF
5 16 (53.33%) WinForms
6 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) OOP
2 21 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Informatics
5 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (40.00%) UML
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 8 (26.67%) MVVM
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 23 (76.67%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) RedGate
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