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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 47 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% 4.28% 3.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 31.43% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Average daily rate
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£278 £425 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +58.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £400 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
74 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.48% 13.62% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 24
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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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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 - 2 £305 - 3
Cirencester - 1 £250 -
Gloucester - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft