The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.56% 1.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.74% 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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 Middlesex region.

Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.79% 5.91% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate £281 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Korn
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Support
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) DHTML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Korn
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft