The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 16 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 Croydon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 2 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.72% 2.90% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 21
Average daily rate £438 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Team Foundation Server
London

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) MSTest
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (12.50%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Typemock