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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 56 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 1.30% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.12% 12.09% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
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£340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £307 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £460
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 £47.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
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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
132 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.62% 10.79% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 52
Average daily rate £400 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) C#
5 16 (51.61%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
6 15 (48.39%) V-Model
6 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
7 14 (45.16%) Scrum
8 13 (41.94%) TDD
8 13 (41.94%) HTML
8 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (38.71%) CSS
10 11 (35.48%) MS Access
11 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
11 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
11 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (29.03%) Open Source
12 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (29.03%) MVC
12 9 (29.03%) VBA
13 8 (25.81%) Windows
14 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
14 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
14 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
1 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (6.45%) LiveCycle
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) MS Access
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Behat
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Programmer
5 6 (19.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) WCF
7 5 (16.13%) WPF
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) V-Model
2 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Validation
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.23%) OOP
10 1 (3.23%) Code Coverage
10 1 (3.23%) Content Management
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
4 9 (29.03%) VBA
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VB6
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) HND
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Telerik
4 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £160 - £190 per day
Posted: 21 days ago