The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.85% 0.41% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.17% 3.45% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-16.83% -8.18%
Team Foundation Server
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.76% 11.84% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 22
Average daily rate £300 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £248 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Dorset region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 2 £300 - 2
Poole - 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Windows CE
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOD
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Poole, Dorset
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago