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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 95 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 28 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.38% 8.04% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
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£350 £356 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +4.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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
246 224 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.97% 9.07% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 110 109
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +73.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 1 July 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 +15 14 £350 -1.75% 3
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) C#
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
5 20 (39.22%) .NET
5 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (33.33%) WCF
6 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 12 (23.53%) RESTful
10 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
10 11 (21.57%) XML
11 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
11 10 (19.61%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.61%) WPF
12 9 (17.65%) System Testing
12 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
12 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
12 9 (17.65%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) SOAP
12 9 (17.65%) MSBuild
12 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
13 8 (15.69%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (15.69%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) XSD
13 8 (15.69%) RAD

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (15.69%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
2 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.65%) MSBuild
4 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.80%) Fiddler
7 3 (5.88%) Selenium
8 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 2 (3.92%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (3.92%) NuGet
8 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Programmer
4 8 (15.69%) C# Programmer
5 7 (13.73%) Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) WCF
3 12 (23.53%) RESTful
4 11 (21.57%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) WPF
6 9 (17.65%) HTML
6 9 (17.65%) SOAP
6 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) XSD
8 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.84%) Express
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.92%) XSL
11 2 (3.92%) XSLT
11 2 (3.92%) Ajax
11 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.92%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) RIA
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) AS400
6 1 (1.96%) iSeries
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (31.37%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) System Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.69%) RAD
6 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) CMMI
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Server Building
9 3 (5.88%) Release Management
9 3 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) MVC
10 2 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 2 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCTS
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) HND
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Telerik
3 7 (13.73%) Capita
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Endeca
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Coremetrics