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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 30 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.23% 0.44% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 7.69% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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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 Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.28% 5.70% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 25
Average daily rate £344 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (18.18%) HTML5
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) CSS3
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (9.09%) Web Development

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) MVVM
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft