The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 70 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.64% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 7.53% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
144 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.59% 8.49% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 33
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 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £421 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 5 (38.46%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
7 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) CSS3
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
9 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
9 3 (23.08%) Ajax
9 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
10 2 (15.38%) Process Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
3 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Red Gate
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter