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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 59 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 24 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 2.22% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 16.54% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 11
Average daily rate £419 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
Berkshire

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
104 133 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.11% 13.39% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 76
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -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
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 29 April 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (86.05%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) .NET
4 20 (46.51%) CRM
4 20 (46.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
9 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (25.58%) MSBuild
9 11 (25.58%) NuGet
10 10 (23.26%) Build Automation
10 10 (23.26%) Artifactory
10 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
10 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
10 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
10 10 (23.26%) JIRA
11 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
11 9 (20.93%) DevOps
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
13 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (13.95%) CTI
14 6 (13.95%) XAML
14 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.95%) Contact Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) Power BI
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MSBuild
1 11 (25.58%) NuGet
2 10 (23.26%) Artifactory
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.26%) JIRA
3 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) MSTest
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) CRM Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Build Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) Senior Build Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Architect
9 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.98%) Web Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 3 (6.98%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.33%) MDX
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) XHTML
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) W3C
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) CRM
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.26%) Build Automation
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) DevOps
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) Contact Management
8 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) ERP
9 5 (11.63%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) MSF
10 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.65%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.65%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) XAML
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) MCSD
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.33%) Perforce
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau