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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 23 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.12% 7.25% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 47.92% 39.47% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 1
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£320 £320 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% +34.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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
48 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.86% 18.36% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 14
Average daily rate £335 £300 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -22.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 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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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
Taunton 0 13 £315 -0.78% 2
Bath -2 1 - - 1
Wells - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 34 (68.00%) C#
3 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 32 (64.00%) Security Cleared
4 31 (62.00%) Scrum
4 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 27 (54.00%) Unit Testing
7 24 (48.00%) Code Coverage
7 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 24 (48.00%) Automated Testing
8 23 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
10 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
11 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
12 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
14 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 9 (18.00%) Release Management
15 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
15 9 (18.00%) Back Office
15 9 (18.00%) ISEB
16 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (14.00%) BDD
17 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
17 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
17 7 (14.00%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.00%) Moq
General
1 9 (18.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (42.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (14.00%) Gherkin
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (6.00%) WCF
8 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 2 (4.00%) WF
10 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.00%) XML
10 1 (2.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Scrum
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) Unit Testing
3 24 (48.00%) Automated Testing
3 24 (48.00%) Code Coverage
4 23 (46.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (18.00%) Release Management
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.00%) MVC
8 7 (14.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) User Stories
9 5 (10.00%) Test Management
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management
11 3 (6.00%) Service Management
11 3 (6.00%) ITIL
12 2 (4.00%) Workflow
12 2 (4.00%) Migration
12 2 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) C#
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) ESRI
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