The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 77 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.94% 8.66% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £294 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 127 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.22% 9.84% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 51 49
Average daily rate £313 £308 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 5 £348 - 2
Derbyshire - 2 £282 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £400 +17.64% 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) ISEB
9 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (17.86%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) V-Model
10 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (14.29%) C
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) IIS

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSTest
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.57%) Serena SBM
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Release Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (10.71%) WCF
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.86%) V-Model
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.57%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Delphi
7 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
1 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Dell
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) BMC
3 1 (3.57%) Serena
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago