The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 51 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 32 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.67% 1.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.32% 15.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
Average daily rate £365 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.42% 7.67% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 44
Average daily rate £325 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 30 £380 -10.58% 2
High Wycombe -2 1 £245 -27.40%
Marlow - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (96.00%) C#
2 38 (76.00%) Visual Studio
3 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (66.00%) .NET
4 33 (66.00%) OO
5 30 (60.00%) Scrum
5 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (54.00%) Automated Testing
7 26 (52.00%) TDD
8 23 (46.00%) NUnit
9 21 (42.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (42.00%) SOA
9 21 (42.00%) SQL
10 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (38.00%) WCF
11 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (36.00%) Oracle
11 18 (36.00%) Oracle Database
12 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (30.00%) Selenium
15 14 (28.00%) BDD
16 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
16 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
17 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
18 11 (22.00%) Finance
18 11 (22.00%) SOAP
18 11 (22.00%) SoapUI
18 11 (22.00%) PhantomJS
19 9 (18.00%) Kentico

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (18.00%) Kentico
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) CMS
5 4 (8.00%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (76.00%) Visual Studio
2 23 (46.00%) NUnit
3 15 (30.00%) Selenium
4 13 (26.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (22.00%) SoapUI
5 11 (22.00%) PhantomJS
6 7 (14.00%) JMeter
7 5 (10.00%) WiX
7 5 (10.00%) MSI
8 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
9 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 21 (42.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 19 (38.00%) WCF
4 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.00%) SOAP
6 9 (18.00%) jQuery
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 4 (8.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) LINQ
8 4 (8.00%) Velocity
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.00%) XSL
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.00%) MDX
11 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (6.00%) CESG
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (66.00%) OO
3 30 (60.00%) Scrum
3 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (54.00%) Automated Testing
5 26 (52.00%) TDD
6 21 (42.00%) SOA
7 14 (28.00%) BDD
8 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (10.00%) MVC
11 4 (8.00%) Project Management
11 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.00%) Product Management
11 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Content Management
11 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) C#
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) VC++
7 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Altera
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin