Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 94 36
Rank change year-on-year +31 -58 +22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 28 9 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.36% 0.63% 6.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.41% 2.69% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 87
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £212 £237 £300
90th Percentile £535 £485 £526
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -20.79%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 335 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.68% 23.56% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 246 299
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £278 £300 £298
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +30 24 £400 +6.67% 3
West Wales - 3 £300 - 4
Team Foundation Server
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) C#
5 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
7 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Degree
8 11 (39.29%) SDLC
9 10 (35.71%) RedGate
9 10 (35.71%) HL7
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) RESTful
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
9 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
9 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (35.71%) SOAP
9 10 (35.71%) XML
9 10 (35.71%) N-Tier
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (32.14%) Web Services
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) High Availability
11 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 8 (28.57%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (25.00%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Mule
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WildFly
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) Power BI
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SSDT
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) NuGet
5 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) TestRail
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) RESTful
2 10 (35.71%) SOAP
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.86%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
5 5 (17.86%) LINQ
5 5 (17.86%) WCF
5 5 (17.86%) WinForms
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.86%) NHS
3 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) SDLC
3 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
4 9 (32.14%) High Availability
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) OOP
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (14.29%) Informatics
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (14.29%) MVVM
9 4 (14.29%) UML
10 3 (10.71%) Use Case
11 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) RedGate
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) HP