The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 41 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 2.77% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% 28.57% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£315 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +54.16%
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 £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
Team Foundation Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.25% 9.69% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 10
Average daily rate £300 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (78.57%) REST
4 11 (78.57%) JSON
4 11 (78.57%) WCF
4 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
4 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
4 11 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (78.57%) OOP
4 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
5 10 (71.43%) HTML
5 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 7 (50.00%) PHP
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Telerik
7 5 (35.71%) DevExpress
8 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (78.57%) REST
3 11 (78.57%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) JSON
3 11 (78.57%) WCF
4 10 (71.43%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Classic ASP
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) OOP
2 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
2 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Telerik
1 5 (35.71%) DevExpress
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft