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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 35 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 19 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.93% 2.54% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.85% 21.21% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
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£450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
53 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.97% 11.96% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 18
Average daily rate £444 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.77% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 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 23 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% 3
Bedford - 3 £385 - 5
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 (80.77%) C#
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) TeamCity
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
5 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
5 15 (57.69%) IIS
6 13 (50.00%) VB
6 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (50.00%) Confluence
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
8 10 (38.46%) JIRA
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (30.77%) Web Services
10 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (26.92%) FinalBuilder
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (23.08%) Log4Net
11 6 (23.08%) TDD
11 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
11 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (57.69%) IIS
2 13 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) TeamCity
2 15 (57.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) JIRA
4 7 (26.92%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (23.08%) Log4Net
6 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
7 4 (15.38%) Subversion
8 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
9 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) LINQ
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.85%) OOD
9 1 (3.85%) B2C
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) VB
2 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CBAP
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
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