The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 29 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 Berkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 102 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.78% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 7.85% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 9
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
198 242 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.90% 9.92% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 82
Average daily rate £335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Reading +12 7 £388 +12.31% 5
Maidenhead -2 3 £400 -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) C#
4 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 16 (36.36%) WCF
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (27.27%) jQuery
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) IIS
10 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (22.73%) MVC
11 10 (22.73%) Web Development
12 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
12 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
13 8 (18.18%) Scrum
13 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (15.91%) Billing
14 7 (15.91%) SAP
14 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
14 7 (15.91%) Oracle
14 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.91%) XML
14 7 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (25.00%) IIS
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.09%) DB2
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) QlikView
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Subversion
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (36.36%) WCF
4 12 (27.27%) jQuery
5 7 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (15.91%) XML
6 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.36%) WPF
7 5 (11.36%) HTML
7 5 (11.36%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) Web Services
10 2 (4.55%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.55%) JSON
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) iSeries
2 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) MVC
2 10 (22.73%) Web Development
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) DSDM
4 4 (9.09%) ETL
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.82%) Release Management
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) MVVM
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C#
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
4 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) XAML
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.09%) Open Text
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Telerik
4 1 (2.27%) Endeca
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Coremetrics