The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 122 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.29% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 3.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £480
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
315 211 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 8.63% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Scotland region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Scotland region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 6 £450 +50.00% 3
Glasgow - - - - 6
Fife - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (82.35%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) XSLT
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Sitefinity
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) CruiseControl
3 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) WF
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) CMMI
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 2 (11.76%) Red Gate
3 1 (5.88%) Kofax
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) Progress