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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 19 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.31% 8.58% 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.14% 40.82% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 2
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£325 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% +8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -16.45%
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
74 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.64% 21.03% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 16
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% -20.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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 10 £325 +12.06%
Street - 7 £330 -
Bath +3 2 £213 -39.28% 1
Wells - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 47 (88.68%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) .NET
3 41 (77.36%) SQL
4 37 (69.81%) ASP.NET
5 31 (58.49%) Scrum
5 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (58.49%) Unit Testing
6 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (54.72%) T-SQL
7 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 27 (50.94%) Code Coverage
9 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
11 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
12 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
13 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.53%) MVC
15 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (16.98%) WCF
18 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (15.09%) Back Office
19 7 (13.21%) XML
19 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
20 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
21 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
21 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
21 5 (9.43%) Web Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.89%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (15.09%) Back Office
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.74%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 37 (69.81%) ASP.NET
3 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (16.98%) WCF
6 7 (13.21%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms
9 2 (3.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.77%) XSL
9 2 (3.77%) jQuery
9 2 (3.77%) WF
10 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.89%) LINQ
10 1 (1.89%) WPF
10 1 (1.89%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Scrum
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (58.49%) Unit Testing
2 27 (50.94%) Code Coverage
3 26 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
5 13 (24.53%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.66%) User Stories
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) Test Management
8 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) C#
2 41 (77.36%) SQL
3 29 (54.72%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore