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 28 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 -27  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 4.08% 5.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.03% 16.47% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 13
Median daily rate £325 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £504 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 170 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.69% 24.75% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 124 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 -3 4 £325 - 3
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) OOP
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (53.85%) MSTest
5 7 (53.85%) NUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
5 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 7 (53.85%) Coaching
5 7 (53.85%) MSBuild
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) NHS
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (30.77%) Use Case
8 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing

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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MSBuild
1 7 (53.85%) MSTest
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 1 (7.69%) UAT Lead
6 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
2 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 7 (53.85%) OOP
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Infor
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) RedGate