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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 80 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.29% 4.35% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
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£343 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 115 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.58% 7.94% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 49
Average daily rate £338 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Nottinghamshire +18 7 £413 - 7
Leicestershire -4 1 £250 - 1
Northamptonshire -5 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £400 - 5
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (18.75%) ISEB
9 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.63%) V-Model
10 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.50%) WCF
11 4 (12.50%) jQuery
11 4 (12.50%) Retail
11 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Tridion
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) MSTest
2 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.13%) Grunt
3 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.13%) Yeoman
3 1 (3.13%) Bower
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Build Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Ajax
5 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) Modernizr
6 1 (3.13%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) EPoS
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
1 1 (3.13%) DTV
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.63%) V-Model
5 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Pascal
5 1 (3.13%) XAML
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Serena
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy