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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 60 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 1.05% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 9.00% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
Average daily rate £463 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £364 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
115 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 11.66% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 69
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (79.17%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) CRM
3 13 (54.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
5 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
6 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
8 7 (29.17%) .NET
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) CSS
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (16.67%) IIS
11 4 (16.67%) Contact Management
12 3 (12.50%) W3C
12 3 (12.50%) ERP
12 3 (12.50%) MVC
12 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 3 (12.50%) XML
12 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) NuGet
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) CRM Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Portal Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Web Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) MDX
6 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) W3C
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) CRM
2 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Contact Management
6 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) MSF
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Content Management
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSD
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau