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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 23 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.43% 6.45% 9.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.29% 38.10% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
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£330 £294 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £378 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
51 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.21% 16.94% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 26
Average daily rate £365 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 -8 4 £413 +42.41%
Bath -1 2 £213 -34.61% 2
Wells - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 36 (83.72%) C#
2 34 (79.07%) .NET
3 31 (72.09%) SQL
4 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
5 21 (48.84%) Scrum
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
7 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
7 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
9 16 (37.21%) Code Coverage
10 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
11 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.58%) MVC
13 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (18.60%) WCF
15 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
16 7 (16.28%) XML
17 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
18 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
18 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
19 4 (9.30%) TDD

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Environment Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Release Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
6 7 (16.28%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.65%) CSS
9 2 (4.65%) HTML
9 2 (4.65%) XSL
9 2 (4.65%) jQuery
9 2 (4.65%) WinForms
10 1 (2.33%) WPF
10 1 (2.33%) WF
10 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.33%) LINQ
10 1 (2.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Scrum
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (37.21%) Code Coverage
4 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
5 11 (25.58%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Test Management
8 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) C#
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore