The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Ipswich region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 24 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.97% 2.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.13% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
32 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.68% 5.68% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 5
Average daily rate £355 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +10.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Team Foundation Server
Suffolk

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (59.09%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) SOAP
2 12 (54.55%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) WPF
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 10 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (36.36%) WF
6 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 8 (36.36%) LINQ
6 8 (36.36%) Ajax
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) XSLT
6 8 (36.36%) N-Tier
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (31.82%) WCF
8 6 (27.27%) UML
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (22.73%) Use Case

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (9.09%) NuGet
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8 Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) SOAP
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) jQuery
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) WPF
3 10 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) XSLT
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) WF
4 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
4 8 (36.36%) LINQ
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) WCF
6 3 (13.64%) WinRT
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (9.09%) Telerik
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft