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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 64 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 2.01% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.68% 17.09% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £391 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -16.45%
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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
88 117 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.43% 11.75% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 54
Average daily rate £388 £300 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) CMMI
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) DSDM
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) HND
7 2 (16.67%) Eclipse

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WF
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSL
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HND
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle