The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.98% 4.04% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +70.54%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.63% 13.13% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate £300 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £46.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Portsmouth region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Military
4 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle