The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 99 105 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.85% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.91% 8.90% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 17
Average daily rate
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£353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £28.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -19.64%
Team Foundation Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
232 236 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.89% 9.54% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 144 78
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £10.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £10.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +4 5 £338 +12.50% 6
Maidenhead - 5 £300 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (63.89%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 19 (52.78%) C#
5 17 (47.22%) CSS
6 16 (44.44%) HTML
6 16 (44.44%) SQL
7 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
8 14 (38.89%) Scrum
9 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (36.11%) WCF
9 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
10 12 (33.33%) MVC
11 11 (30.56%) jQuery
11 11 (30.56%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
12 10 (27.78%) Node.js
12 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 10 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (27.78%) XML
13 9 (25.00%) User Experience
14 8 (22.22%) ExpressJS
14 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
14 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
14 8 (22.22%) DSDM
14 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
15 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
15 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (19.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) Node.js
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (11.11%) CMS
5 3 (8.33%) Lync
5 3 (8.33%) LiveCycle
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SMTP
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Selenium
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.78%) Moq
8 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
2 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) WCF
6 11 (30.56%) jQuery
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) ExpressJS
9 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
9 7 (19.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (16.67%) RESTful
11 5 (13.89%) JSON
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (11.11%) Web Services
12 4 (11.11%) Ajax
13 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
13 3 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Scrum
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) DSDM
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Kanban
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) CMMI
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) V-Model
8 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (52.78%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 4 (11.11%) Open Text
4 3 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (5.56%) Telerik
6 1 (2.78%) VMware