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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 58 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.84% 1.29% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 12.68% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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
156 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.90% 10.16% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 56 38
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
5 10 (43.48%) V-Model
5 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 7 (30.43%) MS Access
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
10 5 (21.74%) Selenium
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) Open Source
10 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
10 5 (21.74%) VBA

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (8.70%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Kentico
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) MS Access
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.35%) Behat
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Programmer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) V-Model
3 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Test Planning
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Scalability Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Test Management
9 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) VBA
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (21.74%) HND
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Telerik
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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