The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 55 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 1.52% 2.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 11.54% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£311 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +22.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £318 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £399 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +70.54%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.83% 13.20% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 27
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +11.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £29.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £42.50 £36.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford - 2 £256 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell