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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 80 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.39% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 4.49% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
162 89 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.69% 8.72% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 37 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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 23 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 23 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 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
3 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Red Gate
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Kofax
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik