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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 77 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.85% 1.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.52% 10.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -8.18%
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
199 91 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.77% 15.40% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 59 14
Average daily rate £395 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015. 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
Durham -2 5 £305 -9.62%
Tyne and Wear -28 4 £325 +8.33% 5
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
5 7 (63.64%) SOAP
5 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 6 (54.55%) WCF
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (45.45%) RESTful
7 5 (45.45%) HTML
7 5 (45.45%) CSS
8 4 (36.36%) XML
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
9 3 (27.27%) CRM
9 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 3 (27.27%) CMS
9 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 3 (27.27%) jQuery
9 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (27.27%) Web Development
10 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (18.18%) QA
10 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
10 2 (18.18%) Sitefinity
10 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 2 (18.18%) XSLT
8 2 (18.18%) XHTML
8 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 1 (9.09%) FusionCharts
9 1 (9.09%) Middleware
9 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) API Integration
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft