The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 46 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.70% 0.23% 3.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.08% 1.69% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £435
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 £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
Team Foundation Server
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.06% 13.35% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 13
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £43.83 £38.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cheltenham - 6 £331 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £350 - 1
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (75.00%) XSL
4 9 (75.00%) WSDL
4 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) IIS
6 7 (58.33%) C++
7 6 (50.00%) COM+
7 6 (50.00%) VB
7 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET
7 6 (50.00%) VB6
8 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
9 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (16.67%) QA
10 2 (16.67%) WCF
11 1 (8.33%) LINQ
11 1 (8.33%) jQuery
11 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) XSL
3 9 (75.00%) WSDL
3 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) COM+
4 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) DHTML
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (58.33%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) VB
4 6 (50.00%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA