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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 103 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 30 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 12.50% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -16.45%
Team Foundation Server
South East

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
275 240 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.57% 8.63% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 155 88
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +181.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £40.60 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £45.40 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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
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 February 2015. 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 -2 13 £425 +54.54% 10
Maidenhead +11 5 - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 31 (58.49%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) HTML
2 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (47.17%) .NET
4 25 (47.17%) Git (software)
5 24 (45.28%) C#
6 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (39.62%) AngularJS
6 21 (39.62%) User Experience
7 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
8 18 (33.96%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (33.96%) Node.js
9 17 (32.08%) SQL
9 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
9 17 (32.08%) Scrum
10 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
10 16 (30.19%) ExpressJS
10 16 (30.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
12 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) RESTful
13 11 (20.75%) Kanban
13 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
13 11 (20.75%) CMMI
14 9 (16.98%) Retail
14 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.09%) RIA
16 7 (13.21%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
2 18 (33.96%) Node.js
3 16 (30.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (9.43%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.66%) LiveCycle
5 3 (5.66%) Lync
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Yammer
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) S/MIME
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) MongoDB
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) MSBuild
4 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
4 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) NuGet
5 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Server Support
5 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) HTML
3 25 (47.17%) .NET
4 21 (39.62%) AngularJS
5 16 (30.19%) ExpressJS
6 12 (22.64%) RESTful
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.21%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
10 4 (7.55%) XSLT
11 3 (5.66%) SOAP
11 3 (5.66%) Web Services
11 3 (5.66%) JSON
11 3 (5.66%) WCF
11 3 (5.66%) XSL
11 3 (5.66%) REST
12 2 (3.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) User Experience
2 18 (33.96%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (15.09%) RIA
4 3 (5.66%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) CMMI
3 11 (20.75%) Kanban
4 7 (13.21%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (13.21%) MVC
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 5 (9.43%) V-Model
6 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) DSDM
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 24 (45.28%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
5 7 (13.21%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) VBScript
7 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ISEB
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.66%) MCTS
1 3 (5.66%) MCITP
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) HND
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik