The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 57 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.19% - 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.47% - 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £350 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.55% 4.87% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £423 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £30.75 £32.10 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £29.19 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £35.87 £32.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) XAML
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
1 9 (100.00%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) Kanban
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) MVVM
2 8 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) VB
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) VB6
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (55.56%) DevExpress
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) Front Office
8 1 (11.11%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) WiX
3 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
4 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (44.44%) WPF Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
1 9 (100.00%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Kanban
2 8 (88.89%) MVVM
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) XAML
2 7 (77.78%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) DevExpress