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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 98 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.91% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.16% 9.13% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 8
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£350 £355 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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
273 252 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 9.96% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £437 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 +18 21 £350 +12.00% 5
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (52.73%) C#
3 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) SQL
6 20 (36.36%) .NET
7 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.73%) HTML
7 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
7 18 (32.73%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) WCF
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 15 (27.27%) RESTful
10 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (23.64%) User Experience
12 12 (21.82%) XML
13 11 (20.00%) Windows
13 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
13 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (18.18%) System Testing
14 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
14 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 10 (18.18%) WPF
14 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
15 9 (16.36%) Retail
15 9 (16.36%) SOAP
15 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
15 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (14.55%) Mobile Computing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (14.55%) Node.js
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) MSBuild
6 5 (9.09%) Selenium
6 5 (9.09%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.64%) NuGet
7 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.64%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) JIRA
8 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Front-End Developer
2 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Programmer
5 9 (16.36%) C# Programmer
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) HTML
2 18 (32.73%) WCF
3 17 (30.91%) CSS
4 15 (27.27%) RESTful
5 12 (21.82%) XML
6 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.18%) WPF
8 9 (16.36%) SOAP
8 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.55%) Express
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
9 8 (14.55%) XSD
10 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.27%) jQuery
12 3 (5.45%) XSLT
13 2 (3.64%) Unity DI Container
13 2 (3.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 2 (3.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.73%) RIA
3 7 (12.73%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Scrum
3 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.18%) System Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.55%) RAD
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.73%) CMMI
6 7 (12.73%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) TDD
10 3 (5.45%) Release Management
10 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Service Management
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) MCITP
3 3 (5.45%) MCTS
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Telerik
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.82%) Endeca
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
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