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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 32 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.30% 6.54% 7.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.87% 30.30% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate £383 £330 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
63 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.79% 21.57% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 31
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £472 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath 0 4 £400 +88.23%
Taunton +7 1 £400 +1.52%
Bridgwater - 1 £375 -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (80.70%) .NET
2 45 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 42 (73.68%) C#
4 38 (66.67%) IIS
5 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (61.40%) Automated Testing
6 35 (61.40%) HTML
6 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
6 35 (61.40%) SQL
7 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET
7 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
8 27 (47.37%) Scrum
9 26 (45.61%) ITIL
9 26 (45.61%) Windows
9 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
9 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
10 25 (43.86%) Oracle
10 25 (43.86%) SharePoint
10 25 (43.86%) Software Engineering
11 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
12 23 (40.35%) Selenium
13 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (38.60%) C++
14 20 (35.09%) SpecFlow
15 19 (33.33%) UML
16 18 (31.58%) Service Delivery
16 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
16 18 (31.58%) Release Management
17 17 (29.82%) Refactoring
18 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (66.67%) IIS
2 25 (43.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SSDT
3 2 (3.51%) QlikView
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Selenium
2 20 (35.09%) SpecFlow
3 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
4 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Developer
2 31 (54.39%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Release Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Release Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Build and Release Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Build and Release Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Build Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (80.70%) .NET
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.05%) CSS
6 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (19.30%) HTML5
6 11 (19.30%) WCF
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (19.30%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
1 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (61.40%) Automated Testing
3 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
4 27 (47.37%) Scrum
5 26 (45.61%) ITIL
6 25 (43.86%) Software Engineering
7 19 (33.33%) UML
8 18 (31.58%) Release Management
8 18 (31.58%) Service Delivery
9 17 (29.82%) Refactoring
10 12 (21.05%) MVC
11 11 (19.30%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (10.53%) Defect Management
13 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
14 5 (8.77%) Line Management
15 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (5.26%) Document Management
16 3 (5.26%) Manual Testing
16 3 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) C#
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 22 (38.60%) C++
4 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft