The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 56 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 35 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.10% 1.11% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.34% 10.90% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £28.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -19.64%
Team Foundation Server
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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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 156 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.85% 10.18% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 95 61
Average daily rate £370 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
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 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
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 27 November 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
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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
Northamptonshire +4 20 £300 +50.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £318 +12.38% 2
Leicestershire +8 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (62.00%) .NET
2 30 (60.00%) C#
3 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.00%) MVC
7 16 (32.00%) CSS
7 16 (32.00%) HTML
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
10 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (26.00%) Workflow
10 13 (26.00%) jQuery
11 12 (24.00%) Windows
12 9 (18.00%) HTML5
13 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 7 (14.00%) Finance
14 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
14 7 (14.00%) IIS
14 7 (14.00%) SQL
14 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
15 6 (12.00%) Serena
15 6 (12.00%) Oracle
15 6 (12.00%) SignalR
16 5 (10.00%) CSS3
16 5 (10.00%) LINQ
16 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (10.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Tridion
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) DTS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) ChangeMan
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
3 1 (2.00%) Bower
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
4 14 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (4.00%) Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Silverlight Developer
11 1 (2.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.00%) CSS
3 16 (32.00%) HTML
4 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (26.00%) jQuery
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
7 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
8 6 (12.00%) SignalR
9 5 (10.00%) CSS3
9 5 (10.00%) LINQ
9 5 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (8.00%) Ajax
10 4 (8.00%) WCF
10 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (6.00%) Web Services
11 3 (6.00%) JSON
12 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Blog
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) iPhone
2 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) Workflow
4 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Web Design
8 2 (4.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) XAML
5 2 (4.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Serena
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Lotus
3 1 (2.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.00%) Remedy
3 1 (2.00%) BMC
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore