The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 33 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.86% 8.76% 7.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 44.29% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £287 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
Team Foundation Server
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 70 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.16% 19.77% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 47 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £401 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Taunton +5 14 £363 +11.53%
Bath -2 1 £350 -31.70%
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 21 (77.78%) C#
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) IIS
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
8 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (29.63%) UML
10 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (29.63%) C++
10 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
11 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
11 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
11 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) ITIL
12 6 (22.22%) SOA
12 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (55.56%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) DTS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Lead Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.41%) LESS
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
8 1 (3.70%) WF
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
2 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (29.63%) UML
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
7 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Line Management
9 3 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Management
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
6 5 (18.52%) VB6
6 5 (18.52%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle