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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 55 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.39% 9.09% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £255 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £388 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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
113 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.09% 8.71% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 34 51
Average daily rate £355 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 16 (44.44%) WCF
6 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.78%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) XML
8 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
9 9 (25.00%) SOAP
9 9 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (25.00%) WPF
10 8 (22.22%) Telerik
10 8 (22.22%) System Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 8 (22.22%) RESTful
10 8 (22.22%) XSD
10 8 (22.22%) Client/Server
10 8 (22.22%) RAD
10 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) Data Protection

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.89%) Fiddler
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.56%) NuGet
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.78%) Appium
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Programmer
4 8 (22.22%) C# Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) WCF
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 9 (25.00%) WPF
4 8 (22.22%) XSD
4 8 (22.22%) RESTful
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) XSLT
7 2 (5.56%) Ajax
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) AS400
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) iSeries
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) System Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.22%) RAD
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Kanban
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) CMMI
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Server Building
8 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) XAML
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCTS
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Telerik
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Endeca
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.78%) IBM