The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Middlesex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 24 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.32% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £24.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+108.16% -36.36%
Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.39% 8.55% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 1
Average daily rate £363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.75 - £35.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 - £38.50
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 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 11 July 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) ArcObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WCF

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ArcObjects
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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