The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 34 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 19 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.78% 2.25% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.16% 16.67% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 4
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
63 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.52% 13.48% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 16
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -18 8 £438 -2.77% 7
Bedford - 3 £385 - 4
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 21 (75.00%) C#
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (53.57%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
5 15 (53.57%) IIS
6 13 (46.43%) VB
6 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (46.43%) Confluence
7 10 (35.71%) JIRA
7 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
10 6 (21.43%) Puppet
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Log4Net
10 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (53.57%) IIS
2 13 (46.43%) Confluence
3 3 (10.71%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (35.71%) JIRA
4 7 (25.00%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (21.43%) Log4Net
6 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.29%) Subversion
8 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
9 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.86%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) LINQ
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Product Management
8 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) User Stories
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) VB
2 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CBAP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) IBM