The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 61 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.23% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
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%
Team Foundation Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.03% 13.14% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 13
Average daily rate £450 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £524 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 the North East

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 9 £225 - 3
Durham - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) MCSA
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Writer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Author
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Author
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) Ajax
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms
6 3 (15.00%) FusionCharts
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) MCSA
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds