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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 100 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 27 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% 13.93% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 18
Average daily rate
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£371 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £266 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £444 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+42.32% -15.50%
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
249 244 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.50% 9.27% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 149 84
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
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 January 2015.

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 January 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 -5 5 £400 +45.45% 11
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (67.39%) CSS
2 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (54.35%) Git (software)
4 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) SharePoint
5 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
5 21 (45.65%) User Experience
6 20 (43.48%) .NET
7 18 (39.13%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (39.13%) Node.js
8 17 (36.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
8 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.96%) C#
9 16 (34.78%) ExpressJS
9 16 (34.78%) MongoDB
10 15 (32.61%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
11 12 (26.09%) RESTful
12 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
13 8 (17.39%) MVC
13 8 (17.39%) RIA
14 7 (15.22%) Retail
14 7 (15.22%) CMMI
14 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
14 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
14 7 (15.22%) Kanban
15 6 (13.04%) Oracle

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (45.65%) SharePoint
2 18 (39.13%) Node.js
3 17 (36.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.52%) LiveCycle
4 3 (6.52%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Server Support
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) CSS
2 30 (65.22%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
4 20 (43.48%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) ExpressJS
6 12 (26.09%) RESTful
7 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.04%) XML
9 5 (10.87%) jQuery
10 4 (8.70%) WCF
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.52%) JSON
11 3 (6.52%) XSLT
11 3 (6.52%) SOAP
11 3 (6.52%) Web Services
11 3 (6.52%) REST
12 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) User Experience
2 18 (39.13%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (17.39%) RIA
4 3 (6.52%) Open Source
5 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) CMMI
4 7 (15.22%) Kanban
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Validation
6 5 (10.87%) V-Model
6 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.70%) CRM
7 4 (8.70%) DSDM
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) BDD
9 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) HND
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Telerik
4 1 (2.17%) VMware