The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 108 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.99% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.60% 8.28% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
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£320 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £252 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £381 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
326 302 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.94% 11.96% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 146 117
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 October 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 October 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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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 -16 8 £285 -5.00% 4
Aberdeen +14 3 - - 3
Glasgow -12 2 £350 +27.27% 6
Perth and Kinross - 2 £388 - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (82.61%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) jQuery
10 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
11 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5
11 5 (21.74%) REST
11 5 (21.74%) CSS3
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) CSS
11 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (17.39%) Mercurial

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
4 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) ReSharper
5 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Development Manager
7 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
8 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Management
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
2 2 (8.70%) Red Gate
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
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