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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 22 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.10% 5.06% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 66.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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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
15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.63% 7.59% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate £353 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Ajax
6 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (33.33%) XSLT
7 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
7 5 (33.33%) WPF
7 5 (33.33%) WF
7 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 5 (33.33%) LINQ
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) NuGet
2 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (26.67%) Coordinator
2 4 (26.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) WF
4 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 5 (33.33%) LINQ
4 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com