The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 of England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 73 77 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 68 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.37% 2.09% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.79% 17.56% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £351 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £24.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+108.16% -36.36%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
405 279 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 11.88% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 132 150
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 44
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.96 £22.66 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
England

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 11 July 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 11 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
Cambridgeshire +28 40 £331 +6.00% 2
Suffolk -6 15 £394 +12.33% 5
Bedfordshire -18 7 £413 -2.94% 10
Essex -13 2 £200 -29.82% 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 98 (81.67%) .NET
2 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 67 (55.83%) SQL
4 63 (52.50%) Visual Studio
5 54 (45.00%) C#
5 54 (45.00%) Git (software)
6 53 (44.17%) .NET Framework
7 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 50 (41.67%) Windows
8 48 (40.00%) TeamCity
9 44 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (36.67%) Automated Testing
10 41 (34.17%) Artifactory
11 40 (33.33%) NuGet
11 40 (33.33%) Release Management
12 39 (32.50%) Configuration Management
13 38 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (30.83%) MSBuild
15 36 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 36 (30.00%) SSDT
15 36 (30.00%) Automation Testing
16 34 (28.33%) Gradle
16 34 (28.33%) Red Gate
16 34 (28.33%) Maven
16 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
17 30 (25.00%) TDD
18 28 (23.33%) HTML
19 27 (22.50%) MVC
20 25 (20.83%) CSS
20 25 (20.83%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
3 2 (1.67%) Node.js
3 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (30.00%) SSDT
3 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.83%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) DTS
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 63 (52.50%) Visual Studio
2 54 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 48 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 41 (34.17%) Artifactory
5 40 (33.33%) NuGet
6 37 (30.83%) MSBuild
7 36 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (28.33%) Gradle
8 34 (28.33%) Maven
9 5 (4.17%) Selenium
10 4 (3.33%) JIRA
10 4 (3.33%) NUnit
10 4 (3.33%) WiX
11 2 (1.67%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.67%) RSpec
11 2 (1.67%) Subversion
11 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.67%) JMeter
11 2 (1.67%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Developer
2 37 (30.83%) Release Engineer
2 37 (30.83%) Build and Release Engineer
3 36 (30.00%) Build Engineer
4 23 (19.17%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) CRM Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.33%) QA Leader
11 4 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (81.67%) .NET
2 53 (44.17%) .NET Framework
3 34 (28.33%) ASP.NET
4 28 (23.33%) HTML
5 25 (20.83%) CSS
5 25 (20.83%) XML
6 21 (17.50%) Web Services
7 19 (15.83%) WCF
7 19 (15.83%) WPF
7 19 (15.83%) jQuery
8 17 (14.17%) LINQ
9 16 (13.33%) SOAP
10 15 (12.50%) Silverlight
11 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (10.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (8.33%) HTML5
14 9 (7.50%) JSON
15 8 (6.67%) XSLT
15 8 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
15 8 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.50%) EPoS
2 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (0.83%) Open Source
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Windows
2 38 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) Automated Testing
1 44 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (33.33%) Release Management
3 39 (32.50%) Configuration Management
4 36 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 30 (25.00%) TDD
6 27 (22.50%) MVC
7 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.00%) MVVM
9 17 (14.17%) CRM
10 13 (10.83%) Workflow
11 11 (9.17%) Scrum
12 9 (7.50%) Migration
13 8 (6.67%) SOA
13 8 (6.67%) Kanban
14 7 (5.83%) ITIL
14 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
15 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.83%) SQL
2 54 (45.00%) C#
3 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) XAML
5 11 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.33%) VB
7 8 (6.67%) VB6
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.17%) Java
9 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) MCITP
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.33%) Red Gate
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.33%) HP
5 4 (3.33%) Retalix
6 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Netezza
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.83%) Sybase
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
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