The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 19 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.97% 4.44% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.91% 6.67% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate £368 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
6 4 (36.36%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Data Integration

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) NuGet
1 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (36.36%) Coordinator
2 4 (36.36%) QA Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 3 (27.27%) WF
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com