The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 166 188 235
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +47
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 635 506 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.09% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.90% 9.17% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 341 265
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £51.00 £43.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% +56.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £43.00 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6417 5516 5655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.00% 11.84% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 3526 3377
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
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 England

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
London +16 255 £425 +3.03% 69
South East -4 115 £320 -8.57% 39
East of England +3 77 £400 +6.66% 17
South West -6 57 £350 -12.50% 13
Yorkshire +27 40 £319 +5.37% 29
North West +27 40 £320 +6.66% 35
West Midlands -21 21 £344 -4.44% 7
East Midlands +10 15 £343 +24.54% 16
North East - 9 £313 - 7
South Coast - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 820 (65.76%) .NET
2 729 (58.46%) C#
3 607 (48.68%) SQL Server
4 509 (40.82%) SQL
4 509 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 501 (40.18%) Visual Studio
6 413 (33.12%) ASP.NET
7 368 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
8 301 (24.14%) WCF
9 290 (23.26%) Scrum
10 282 (22.61%) Windows
11 271 (21.73%) MVC
12 262 (21.01%) JavaScript
13 243 (19.49%) .NET Framework
14 230 (18.44%) HTML
15 221 (17.72%) XML
16 220 (17.64%) Web Services
17 211 (16.92%) CSS
18 206 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
19 193 (15.48%) Finance
20 192 (15.40%) TDD
21 186 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
22 185 (14.84%) jQuery
23 178 (14.27%) SharePoint
24 167 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 159 (12.75%) T-SQL
26 143 (11.47%) WPF
27 141 (11.31%) QA
27 141 (11.31%) Automated Testing
28 139 (11.15%) MS Excel

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 178 (14.27%) SharePoint
2 101 (8.10%) IIS
3 60 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 54 (4.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 51 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
6 37 (2.97%) CMS
7 22 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
7 22 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.64%) Confluence
12 7 (0.56%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.40%) Node.js
15 4 (0.32%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.32%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.32%) Drupal
16 3 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 139 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.84%) MS Office
3 16 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.88%) MS Project
5 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 52 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) Summit
5 2 (0.16%) Endur
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 94 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.89%) Office 365
3 24 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.12%) PaaS
5 14 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.56%) SaaS
7 5 (0.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Trello
9 1 (0.080%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.12%) Internet
2 9 (0.72%) Intranet
3 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.48%) FTP
3 6 (0.48%) HTTP
4 4 (0.32%) DNS
5 3 (0.24%) VPN
5 3 (0.24%) SAN
6 2 (0.16%) Wireless
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.16%) SNMP
6 2 (0.16%) GSM
6 2 (0.16%) LAN
6 2 (0.16%) VoIP
6 2 (0.16%) WAN
7 1 (0.080%) Network Security
7 1 (0.080%) SMTP
7 1 (0.080%) DHCP
7 1 (0.080%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 206 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (3.45%) SSDT
10 39 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 30 (2.41%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (1.12%) QlikView
15 13 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
15 13 (1.04%) MySQL
15 13 (1.04%) DTS
15 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 501 (40.18%) Visual Studio
2 125 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 111 (8.90%) TeamCity
4 90 (7.22%) Selenium
5 68 (5.45%) NUnit
6 65 (5.21%) JIRA
7 62 (4.97%) MSBuild
8 60 (4.81%) Artifactory
9 53 (4.25%) Maven
10 51 (4.09%) Subversion
11 49 (3.93%) SpecFlow
12 44 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 41 (3.29%) NuGet
14 36 (2.89%) FitNesse
15 34 (2.73%) Gradle
16 31 (2.49%) Jenkins
17 26 (2.09%) MSTest
18 24 (1.92%) SoapUI
19 20 (1.60%) WebDriver
19 20 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 193 (15.48%) Finance
2 40 (3.21%) Retail
3 31 (2.49%) Banking
4 27 (2.17%) Back Office
5 21 (1.68%) Front Office
6 19 (1.52%) Marketing
7 17 (1.36%) Publishing
8 12 (0.96%) Legal
9 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.72%) Billing
10 7 (0.56%) Advertising
11 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.40%) Law
13 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.16%) Games
16 1 (0.080%) German Language
Job Titles
1 627 (50.28%) Developer
2 294 (23.58%) .NET Developer
3 218 (17.48%) Analyst
4 161 (12.91%) Test Analyst
5 114 (9.14%) C# Developer
6 89 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 86 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 60 (4.81%) Tester
9 56 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 50 (4.01%) SharePoint Developer
10 50 (4.01%) Senior .NET Developer
11 47 (3.77%) SQL Developer
11 47 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 45 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
12 45 (3.61%) Release Engineer
13 44 (3.53%) QA Analyst
14 41 (3.29%) Build and Release Engineer
14 41 (3.29%) Build Engineer
15 34 (2.73%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (65.76%) .NET
2 413 (33.12%) ASP.NET
3 301 (24.14%) WCF
4 243 (19.49%) .NET Framework
5 230 (18.44%) HTML
6 221 (17.72%) XML
7 220 (17.64%) Web Services
8 211 (16.92%) CSS
9 186 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 185 (14.84%) jQuery
11 143 (11.47%) WPF
12 124 (9.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 82 (6.58%) LINQ
14 79 (6.34%) REST
15 76 (6.09%) HTML5
16 75 (6.01%) SOAP
16 75 (6.01%) Ajax
17 56 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 52 (4.17%) XSLT
19 50 (4.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 31 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 22 (1.76%) Mobile App
4 22 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.20%) Derivative
7 11 (0.88%) CMDB
7 11 (0.88%) Open Source
8 10 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (0.72%) NHS
10 7 (0.56%) GIS
10 7 (0.56%) Replication
10 7 (0.56%) Equities
11 6 (0.48%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.48%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.40%) iPhone
12 5 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 282 (22.61%) Windows
2 105 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (2.57%) Linux
5 22 (1.76%) UNIX
6 21 (1.68%) Android
7 19 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.32%) VMS
12 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
15 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.080%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.080%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (23.26%) Scrum
3 271 (21.73%) MVC
4 192 (15.40%) TDD
5 167 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 141 (11.31%) Automated Testing
7 134 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 131 (10.51%) OO
9 99 (7.94%) Software Testing
9 99 (7.94%) BDD
9 99 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 95 (7.62%) Configuration Management
11 92 (7.38%) Automation Testing
12 86 (6.90%) Release Management
13 81 (6.50%) Test Scripting
14 79 (6.34%) Software Engineering
15 77 (6.17%) SOA
16 75 (6.01%) Web Development
17 71 (5.69%) E-Commerce
18 65 (5.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 729 (58.46%) C#
2 509 (40.82%) SQL
3 262 (21.01%) JavaScript
4 159 (12.75%) T-SQL
5 102 (8.18%) VB.NET
6 82 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 61 (4.89%) Java
8 49 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 46 (3.69%) VB
10 26 (2.09%) XAML
11 23 (1.84%) Python
12 21 (1.68%) VB6
13 20 (1.60%) Ruby
14 18 (1.44%) PHP
15 15 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.12%) C++
17 12 (0.96%) C
18 10 (0.80%) VBA
18 10 (0.80%) VBScript
19 4 (0.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 89 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.42%) ISEB
3 73 (5.85%) Degree
4 70 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 41 (3.29%) ISTQB
6 27 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.96%) MCITP
8 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.64%) MCSD
10 7 (0.56%) MCP
11 6 (0.48%) MCSE
11 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.24%) MCPD
14 2 (0.16%) PMP
14 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.16%) MCAD
15 1 (0.080%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (11.31%) QA
2 7 (0.56%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.40%) HL7
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.080%) EMIR
7 1 (0.080%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.88%) vCloud
3 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (1.44%) Puppet
4 12 (0.96%) SCCM
5 4 (0.32%) SCOM
6 3 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.24%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.080%) Salt
7 1 (0.080%) AppManager
7 1 (0.080%) Nagios
Vendors
1 509 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 135 (10.83%) Oracle
3 41 (3.29%) Red Gate
4 28 (2.25%) Telerik
5 25 (2.00%) IBM
6 24 (1.92%) VMware
7 23 (1.84%) DevExpress
7 23 (1.84%) SAP
8 21 (1.68%) Sybase
9 20 (1.60%) HP
10 15 (1.20%) Sitecore
11 10 (0.80%) Serena
12 8 (0.64%) SolarWinds
13 7 (0.56%) Splunk
13 7 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.56%) ESRI
13 7 (0.56%) Google
14 6 (0.48%) MKS
14 6 (0.48%) Ektron
15 5 (0.40%) TIBCO
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