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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 57 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.64% - 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.58% - 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£319 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
104 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.52% 6.32% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 13 21
Average daily rate £335 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 - 7 £300 - 9
Durham - 3 £338 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Writer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Author
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WF
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco