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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 37 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 2.86% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+42.32% -15.50%
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 35 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.77% 12.92% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 35
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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 27 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle