The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 63 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.27% 6.00% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +57.14%
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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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Bristol region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) DTV
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (7.14%) Moq
3 1 (7.14%) xUnit.net
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) StructureMap
5 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (7.14%) Ninject
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle