The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 23 July 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 Leeds 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 54 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 24 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.29% 0.99% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.69% 5.84% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
153 154 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.57% 16.98% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 97 129
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.31% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 29 (61.70%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
4 20 (42.55%) Finance
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Scrum
6 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) Oracle
7 16 (34.04%) SQL
8 15 (31.91%) VB.NET
9 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
9 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
10 12 (25.53%) WCF
11 10 (21.28%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (21.28%) XML
12 9 (19.15%) WinForms
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) JIRA
13 8 (17.02%) MVC
13 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (14.89%) MS Project
14 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.77%) TDD
15 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (12.77%) Windows
15 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
15 6 (12.77%) FTP
15 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
16 5 (10.64%) User Stories
16 5 (10.64%) Project Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (21.28%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Project
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.13%) dotCover
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.13%) WebSpeed
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Configuration Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) WCF
4 10 (21.28%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) WinForms
6 8 (17.02%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
9 3 (6.38%) WPF
9 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.26%) AppFabric
11 1 (2.13%) LINQ
11 1 (2.13%) Spring
11 1 (2.13%) Ajax
11 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.13%) XSL
11 1 (2.13%) XHTML
11 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Scrum
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
4 6 (12.77%) TDD
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) User Stories
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) UML
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Master Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) DSDM
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) OO
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Perforce
4 1 (2.13%) Progress