The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 62 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.52% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 4.81% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.11% 10.86% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 31
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
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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 28 July 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) IIS
6 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 8 (33.33%) WCF
7 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Billing
8 6 (25.00%) SAP
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Subversion
9 4 (16.67%) CMS
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) WPF
5 4 (16.67%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (4.17%) JSP
8 1 (4.17%) XSL
8 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) DSDM
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.50%) Open Text
4 1 (4.17%) Telerik
4 1 (4.17%) Endeca
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.17%) IBM