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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 25 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.15% 8.65% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 75.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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
27 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.52% 11.54% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 8
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP