The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 65 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.55% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.32% 5.17% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £274 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 116 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.53% 10.72% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 31
Average daily rate £420 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (92.31%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) DSDM
8 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
9 3 (23.08%) Selenium
9 3 (23.08%) JIRA
9 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
9 3 (23.08%) Web Development
9 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Subversion
9 3 (23.08%) Ajax

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Moq
3 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (15.38%) Kendo UI
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (7.69%) WF
8 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) DSDM
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Open Text
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (15.38%) Telerik