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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 52 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 1.69% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 8.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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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
106 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.50% 21.10% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 20
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +81.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £57.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
1 3 (75.00%) WF
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) ANTLR
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
1 3 (75.00%) WF
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft