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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 17 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 30 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.98% 9.17% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.09% 55.56% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 0
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£320 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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
88 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.35% 16.51% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 15
Average daily rate £350 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £31.90 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 +3 18 £315 +5.00%
Street - 3 £325 -
Bath +1 2 £213 -39.28%
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (79.66%) .NET
2 44 (74.58%) C#
3 41 (69.49%) SQL
4 35 (59.32%) Scrum
4 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
6 32 (54.24%) Automated Testing
7 31 (52.54%) Unit Testing
8 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
8 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 28 (47.46%) Code Coverage
9 27 (45.76%) T-SQL
9 27 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
11 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
12 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.95%) MVC
15 9 (15.25%) Back Office
15 9 (15.25%) Release Management
16 7 (11.86%) WCF
16 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
16 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
17 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
17 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
17 6 (10.17%) BDD
18 5 (8.47%) TDD

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Summit
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.47%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (15.25%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 19 (32.20%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Deployment Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Server Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
3 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (11.86%) WCF
5 6 (10.17%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.78%) Web Services
7 3 (5.08%) XML
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) WF
9 1 (1.69%) HTML
9 1 (1.69%) CSS
9 1 (1.69%) WinForms
9 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Scrum
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Automated Testing
3 31 (52.54%) Unit Testing
4 28 (47.46%) Code Coverage
5 27 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.95%) MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Release Management
8 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 5 (8.47%) User Stories
10 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.78%) Test Management
11 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) C#
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
3 27 (45.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) VB
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) ISEB
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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