The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 58 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 0.86% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.73% 16.98% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £322 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 53 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.04% 5.08% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 72
Average daily rate £375 £341 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +21 22 £400 +21.21%
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) C#
3 31 (68.89%) .NET
4 29 (64.44%) Visual Studio
5 27 (60.00%) Scrum
6 24 (53.33%) Oracle
7 22 (48.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
8 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (44.44%) TDD
10 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
11 17 (37.78%) WCF
12 16 (35.56%) NUnit
12 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
12 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
12 16 (35.56%) SQL
13 15 (33.33%) OO
13 15 (33.33%) SOA
14 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (31.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (28.89%) Selenium
16 12 (26.67%) MVC
17 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
17 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
17 11 (24.44%) Coaching
18 10 (22.22%) N-Tier
18 10 (22.22%) SCCM
19 9 (20.00%) Finance
19 9 (20.00%) Windows
19 9 (20.00%) SQL Server

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (31.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.22%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.22%) Kentico
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle Database
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Visual Studio
2 16 (35.56%) NUnit
3 13 (28.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.44%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.22%) Redmine
6 1 (2.22%) Moq
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (37.78%) WCF
4 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 5 (11.11%) CSS
8 5 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) LINQ
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (8.89%) Web Services
10 3 (6.67%) XSL
10 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
11 2 (4.44%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) Ajax
11 2 (4.44%) WPF
12 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) VLE
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows NT
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Scrum
3 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (44.44%) TDD
5 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
6 15 (33.33%) OO
6 15 (33.33%) SOA
7 12 (26.67%) MVC
8 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
8 11 (24.44%) Coaching
9 7 (15.56%) BDD
10 6 (13.33%) Web Development
11 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.67%) Migration
12 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
13 2 (4.44%) User Stories
13 2 (4.44%) CRM
13 2 (4.44%) OOD
13 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk