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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 22 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 30 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.22% 7.04% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 35.71% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 1
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£343 £319 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +34.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
60 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.44% 19.72% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 10
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £360 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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
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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 £323 +2.78%
Bath - 1 - -
Wells - - - -
Team Foundation Server
South West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (69.84%) Security Cleared
2 42 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 39 (61.90%) C#
4 37 (58.73%) SQL
4 37 (58.73%) .NET
5 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (46.03%) Scrum
7 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
8 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET
8 23 (36.51%) Unit Testing
9 22 (34.92%) Software Testing
9 22 (34.92%) Visual Studio
10 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (31.75%) Code Coverage
11 20 (31.75%) Automated Testing
12 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
12 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
12 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
13 17 (26.98%) ISEB
14 15 (23.81%) Test Management
15 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
16 13 (20.63%) BDD
16 13 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (15.87%) MVC
18 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 9 (14.29%) SpecFlow
18 9 (14.29%) Release Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) assyst
2 1 (1.59%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.52%) MSTest
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Moq
General
1 7 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.94%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) .NET
2 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET
3 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 6 (9.52%) WCF
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.35%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (4.76%) Web Services
10 2 (3.17%) WF
11 1 (1.59%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) CMDB
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) Scrum
3 23 (36.51%) Unit Testing
4 22 (34.92%) Software Testing
5 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (31.75%) Automated Testing
6 20 (31.75%) Code Coverage
7 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
7 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.81%) Test Management
9 13 (20.63%) BDD
10 10 (15.87%) MVC
11 9 (14.29%) Release Management
12 6 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (9.52%) Asset Management
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) Service Management
12 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
3 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (69.84%) Security Cleared
2 42 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.98%) ISEB
4 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 13 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.59%) ESRI
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