The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 65 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.93% 1.89% 2.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 23.94% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
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£375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.35% 7.89% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 41
Average daily rate £325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (52.17%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) SNMP
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CA
4 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 7 (30.43%) DSL
4 7 (30.43%) IPsec
4 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 7 (30.43%) e-Health
4 7 (30.43%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (30.43%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) WLAN
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) WCF
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Kentico
2 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
1 7 (30.43%) SNMP
1 7 (30.43%) VPN
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) DSL
1 7 (30.43%) Wireless
1 7 (30.43%) IPsec
1 7 (30.43%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (21.74%) WLAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Editor
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Copywriter
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) WCF
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) e-Health
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) MVS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (30.43%) CCNP
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) CA
2 4 (17.39%) F5
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) ION Trading