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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 37 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.97% 3.58% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% 52.38% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-16.83% -8.18%
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
41 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.44% 6.84% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 5
Average daily rate £350 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 2015. 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
Rochester - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £350 - 1
Team Foundation Server
South East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) NCover
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Release Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft