The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 33 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 1.52% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 7.25% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -19.64%
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 69 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.10% 21.04% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 29
Average daily rate £356 £354 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 22
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (28.57%) CSS3
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Red Gate
9 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
9 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
9 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
9 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) SSDT
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
2 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) NuGet
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.14%) WiX
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) LINQ
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Kendo UI
6 2 (14.29%) AutoMapper
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) XAML
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Gate