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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 59 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 1.87% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.31% 15.20% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
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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
130 125 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.88% 12.29% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 38
Average daily rate £350 £275 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £431 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 - £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 6 (27.27%) CMMI
6 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP
7 5 (22.73%) XSD
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Fiddler
7 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (18.18%) MSBuild
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) Fiddler
4 4 (18.18%) MSBuild
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.55%) NuGet
6 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) XSD
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) XSL
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.55%) Kendo UI
8 1 (4.55%) WPF
8 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
1 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) CMMI
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) V-Model
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) VBScript
6 2 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) XAML
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCTS
1 3 (13.64%) MCITP
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.09%) HND
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Telerik
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle