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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 85 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 62 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 1.31% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.49% 12.76% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
428 243 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.93% 10.24% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 115 187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 35
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bedfordshire -1 19 £450 - 8
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £345 -8.00% 5
Suffolk -1 9 £420 +5.00% 1
Hertfordshire -22 6 £550 -12.00% 4
Essex -3 4 - - 2
Norfolk - 3 £453 - 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (88.81%) .NET
2 73 (54.48%) Microsoft
3 71 (52.99%) C#
3 71 (52.99%) Windows
3 71 (52.99%) Git (software)
4 65 (48.51%) TeamCity
5 61 (45.52%) SQL
6 57 (42.54%) Visual Studio
6 57 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (41.04%) .NET Framework
8 54 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (40.30%) Configuration Management
9 48 (35.82%) Artifactory
10 45 (33.58%) ASP.NET
11 44 (32.84%) Automated Testing
12 42 (31.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 40 (29.85%) Release Management
14 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (29.10%) SQL Server
15 38 (28.36%) NuGet
16 37 (27.61%) MSBuild
17 36 (26.87%) SSDT
18 35 (26.12%) Automation Testing
18 35 (26.12%) TDD
19 34 (25.37%) Maven
19 34 (25.37%) Gradle
19 34 (25.37%) Red Gate
20 32 (23.88%) MVC
20 32 (23.88%) Web Services
21 27 (20.15%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.43%) IIS
2 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.70%) Confluence
4 3 (2.24%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) Node.js
5 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.10%) SQL Server
2 36 (26.87%) SSDT
3 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.99%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.75%) DTS
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (52.99%) Git (software)
2 65 (48.51%) TeamCity
3 57 (42.54%) Visual Studio
4 48 (35.82%) Artifactory
5 42 (31.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 38 (28.36%) NuGet
7 37 (27.61%) MSBuild
8 34 (25.37%) Maven
8 34 (25.37%) Gradle
9 11 (8.21%) JIRA
10 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.22%) Subversion
11 7 (5.22%) FinalBuilder
12 6 (4.48%) Log4Net
13 5 (3.73%) SpecFlow
14 4 (2.99%) WiX
15 3 (2.24%) CruiseControl
16 2 (1.49%) Selenium
16 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
16 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Developer
2 40 (29.85%) Release Engineer
3 39 (29.10%) Build and Release Engineer
4 36 (26.87%) Build Engineer
5 29 (21.64%) .NET Developer
6 20 (14.93%) C# Developer
6 20 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (11.94%) Configuration Engineer
8 12 (8.96%) CRM Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.99%) QA Leader
13 4 (2.99%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (88.81%) .NET
2 55 (41.04%) .NET Framework
3 45 (33.58%) ASP.NET
4 32 (23.88%) Web Services
5 27 (20.15%) XML
5 27 (20.15%) WCF
6 24 (17.91%) HTML
7 20 (14.93%) CSS
7 20 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (14.18%) SOAP
9 17 (12.69%) jQuery
10 13 (9.70%) LINQ
10 13 (9.70%) WPF
10 13 (9.70%) Reactive Extensions
10 13 (9.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 12 (8.96%) Silverlight
12 9 (6.72%) HTML5
12 9 (6.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (5.22%) CSS3
13 7 (5.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.24%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.24%) CMDB
3 2 (1.49%) Blog
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) AS400
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (52.99%) Windows
2 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (40.30%) Configuration Management
3 44 (32.84%) Automated Testing
4 40 (29.85%) Release Management
5 35 (26.12%) Automation Testing
5 35 (26.12%) TDD
6 32 (23.88%) MVC
7 18 (13.43%) Workflow
8 17 (12.69%) CRM
8 17 (12.69%) MVVM
9 16 (11.94%) Scrum
10 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.46%) Migration
13 8 (5.97%) BDD
14 7 (5.22%) OO
14 7 (5.22%) Multithreading
15 6 (4.48%) Project Planning
15 6 (4.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) C#
2 61 (45.52%) SQL
3 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
4 18 (13.43%) VB
5 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.97%) XAML
8 6 (4.48%) Java
9 5 (3.73%) VB6
10 2 (1.49%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.49%) C
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.21%) MCITP
3 3 (2.24%) ISEB
3 3 (2.24%) MCP
4 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.49%) PMP
4 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CBAP
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.48%) Puppet
3 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (54.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.37%) Red Gate
3 4 (2.99%) DevExpress
3 4 (2.99%) HP
4 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.75%) IBM
4 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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