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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 54 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.22% 1.74% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 13.74% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 3
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£350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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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
132 131 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.31% 12.67% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 76 37
Average daily rate £350 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 28 April 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 16 (59.26%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) .NET
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) WCF
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
9 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.93%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (22.22%) Kanban
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 6 (22.22%) CMMI
11 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) XSD
11 5 (18.52%) Fiddler
11 5 (18.52%) WPF
11 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
12 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
12 4 (14.81%) Mobile Computing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 5 (18.52%) Fiddler
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
4 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
5 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) NuGet
6 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) WCF
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) XSD
5 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) XSL
8 2 (7.41%) XSLT
8 2 (7.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
4 6 (22.22%) CMMI
5 4 (14.81%) RAD
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) VBScript
7 2 (7.41%) VB
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCTS
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) HND
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Telerik
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Endeca
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago