The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 67 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.16% 0.97% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.16% 5.26% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -1.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 171 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.69% 18.41% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 115 137
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) WinForms
8 10 (25.64%) MVC
8 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
8 10 (25.64%) WCF
9 8 (20.51%) XML
10 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) JIRA
11 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.82%) MS Project
13 4 (10.26%) FTP
13 4 (10.26%) Web Development
13 4 (10.26%) jQuery
13 4 (10.26%) TDD
13 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
14 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (7.69%) Retail

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Project
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.13%) MSTest
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.56%) dotCover
5 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) WebSpeed
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.64%) WinForms
3 10 (25.64%) WCF
4 8 (20.51%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) jQuery
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.13%) HTML
9 2 (5.13%) AppFabric
9 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.56%) Ajax
10 1 (2.56%) Spring
10 1 (2.56%) LINQ
10 1 (2.56%) XSL
10 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) MVC
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) User Stories
5 3 (7.69%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Progress
3 1 (2.56%) Perforce