The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 74 77 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 77 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 1.99% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.00% 18.46% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
Team Foundation Server
England

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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
453 260 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.46% 10.76% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 128 185
Average daily rate £383 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 34
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.56 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Cambridgeshire +20 25 £338 +3.84% 2
Bedfordshire -7 20 £450 +5.88% 9
Suffolk -3 15 £420 -1.17%
Essex -6 6 £200 -32.20% 1
Hertfordshire -20 4 £550 +37.50%
Norfolk -19 2 £453 +29.28% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 121 (84.62%) .NET
2 77 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 75 (52.45%) C#
4 74 (51.75%) Git (software)
5 67 (46.85%) SQL
5 67 (46.85%) Windows
6 65 (45.45%) TeamCity
7 62 (43.36%) Visual Studio
8 59 (41.26%) .NET Framework
9 53 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (37.06%) Configuration Management
10 49 (34.27%) ASP.NET
11 48 (33.57%) Artifactory
12 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
12 47 (32.87%) Automated Testing
13 42 (29.37%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (27.97%) NuGet
14 40 (27.97%) Release Management
15 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (26.57%) TDD
17 37 (25.87%) MSBuild
18 36 (25.17%) Automation Testing
18 36 (25.17%) SSDT
19 34 (23.78%) Gradle
19 34 (23.78%) Red Gate
19 34 (23.78%) Maven
20 32 (22.38%) MVC
21 30 (20.98%) HTML
22 29 (20.28%) Web Services
22 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (12.59%) IIS
2 16 (11.19%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Project
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 36 (25.17%) SSDT
3 24 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.10%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) DTS
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (51.75%) Git (software)
2 65 (45.45%) TeamCity
3 62 (43.36%) Visual Studio
4 48 (33.57%) Artifactory
5 42 (29.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (27.97%) NuGet
7 37 (25.87%) MSBuild
8 34 (23.78%) Gradle
8 34 (23.78%) Maven
9 11 (7.69%) JIRA
10 7 (4.90%) FinalBuilder
11 6 (4.20%) Subversion
11 6 (4.20%) Log4Net
11 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.80%) WiX
12 4 (2.80%) Selenium
12 4 (2.80%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.40%) NUnit
13 2 (1.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (41.96%) Developer
2 40 (27.97%) Release Engineer
3 39 (27.27%) Build and Release Engineer
4 36 (25.17%) Build Engineer
5 28 (19.58%) .NET Developer
6 20 (13.99%) C# Developer
7 19 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (11.19%) Configuration Engineer
9 11 (7.69%) CRM Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.99%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.80%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (84.62%) .NET
2 59 (41.26%) .NET Framework
3 49 (34.27%) ASP.NET
4 30 (20.98%) HTML
5 29 (20.28%) Web Services
6 26 (18.18%) XML
6 26 (18.18%) CSS
6 26 (18.18%) WCF
7 21 (14.69%) jQuery
8 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (13.29%) WPF
8 19 (13.29%) LINQ
9 18 (12.59%) SOAP
10 14 (9.79%) Silverlight
11 13 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (8.39%) HTML5
12 12 (8.39%) Reactive Extensions
12 12 (8.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 9 (6.29%) JSON
13 9 (6.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.10%) EPoS
2 3 (2.10%) CMDB
2 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.85%) Windows
2 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.06%) Configuration Management
1 53 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (32.87%) Automated Testing
3 40 (27.97%) Release Management
4 38 (26.57%) TDD
5 36 (25.17%) Automation Testing
6 32 (22.38%) MVC
7 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (13.99%) MVVM
9 19 (13.29%) Scrum
10 18 (12.59%) CRM
11 15 (10.49%) Workflow
12 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.99%) Data Modelling
13 10 (6.99%) Migration
14 8 (5.59%) SOA
14 8 (5.59%) Kanban
15 7 (4.90%) Multithreading
15 7 (4.90%) BDD
15 7 (4.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.45%) C#
2 67 (46.85%) SQL
3 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.69%) VB
4 19 (13.29%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.39%) XAML
5 12 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.59%) VB6
7 5 (3.50%) Java
8 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Degree
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.99%) MCITP
4 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.40%) PMP
5 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.40%) MCP
5 2 (1.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.20%) Puppet
3 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.78%) Red Gate
3 5 (3.50%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) HP
5 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.40%) Retalix
7 1 (0.70%) IBM