The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 39 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.54% 2.94% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.84% 26.92% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.50% 10.92% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £326 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

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
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 30 July 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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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 -15 6 £425 -
Bedford - - - - 4
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) IIS
6 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) Confluence
7 6 (30.00%) VB
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (20.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Subversion
9 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (20.00%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (15.00%) Log4Net
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (15.00%) FinalBuilder
6 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (10.00%) MSTest
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) RSpec
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) MSMQ
6 3 (15.00%) XSLT
7 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) VB
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) IBM