The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 28 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.79% 5.56% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.51% 31.25% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£438 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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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 Luton region.

Development Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.48% 17.78% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.22 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Luton region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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
1 10 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (80.00%) Confluence
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) VB
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
5 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (50.00%) FinalBuilder
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) Log4Net
7 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
7 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (30.00%) CMS
8 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (30.00%) CMDB
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (100.00%) IIS
2 8 (80.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) FinalBuilder
4 4 (40.00%) Log4Net
5 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) VB
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM