The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 35 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.50% 4.17% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£330 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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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 Sheffield region.

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.94% 11.37% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 12
Average daily rate £400 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.36% -4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) IIS
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware