The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 77 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.73% 2.56% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £24.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+108.16% -36.36%
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 78 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.89% 7.99% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 33 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (16.67%) Red Gate
8 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Kofax
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik