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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 62 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.43% 5.71% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
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
83 105 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.21% 10.89% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 30
Average daily rate £388 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 25 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 25 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 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) IIS
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
7 8 (32.00%) WCF
8 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Billing
9 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) SAP
9 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (16.00%) Subversion
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) CMS
10 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) HTML

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (36.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) WCF
4 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) WPF
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
6 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) DSDM
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.00%) Open Text
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.00%) IBM