The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 140 131 153
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 105 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.29% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.68% 11.81% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.25 - £48.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 - £43.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 - £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
983 923 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.87% 10.95% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 499 445
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Surrey +10 27 £369 +4.98% 11
Hampshire -14 19 £400 +14.28% 8
Berkshire +1 18 £356 +1.78% 12
Buckinghamshire -15 15 £380 +8.57% 4
Kent +11 12 £275 -38.88% 1
Oxfordshire -6 6 £250 -35.48% 4
Middlesex +1 4 £400 +16.78%
West Sussex -5 3 £298 -10.52% 3
East Sussex -15 2 - - 4
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 212 (79.10%) .NET
2 205 (76.49%) C#
3 164 (61.19%) SQL Server
4 143 (53.36%) Visual Studio
5 126 (47.01%) SQL
6 124 (46.27%) WCF
7 103 (38.43%) Scrum
8 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (36.94%) ASP.NET
10 89 (33.21%) Microsoft
11 83 (30.97%) XML
12 81 (30.22%) Windows
13 78 (29.10%) JavaScript
14 70 (26.12%) MVC
15 62 (23.13%) Web Services
16 61 (22.76%) WPF
16 61 (22.76%) SQL Server 2008
17 57 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (21.27%) CSS
18 56 (20.90%) HTML
19 55 (20.52%) BDD
19 55 (20.52%) jQuery
20 51 (19.03%) REST
21 48 (17.91%) Automated Testing
22 47 (17.54%) Finance
23 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
24 41 (15.30%) VB.NET
24 41 (15.30%) SOAP
24 41 (15.30%) SharePoint
24 41 (15.30%) TDD

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (15.30%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.21%) IIS
3 19 (7.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (4.48%) CMS
6 7 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Kentico
9 2 (0.75%) Content Management Server
9 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) Node.js
10 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.84%) Office 365
2 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) DNS
2 4 (1.49%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.75%) SNMP
3 2 (0.75%) LAN
3 2 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) WAN
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (61.19%) SQL Server
2 61 (22.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.09%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.24%) DB2
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.12%) QlikView
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.75%) DTS
13 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 143 (53.36%) Visual Studio
2 28 (10.45%) Selenium
3 22 (8.21%) NUnit
4 17 (6.34%) SoapUI
5 15 (5.60%) SpecFlow
6 14 (5.22%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.10%) PhantomJS
8 10 (3.73%) JIRA
9 9 (3.36%) Subversion
10 7 (2.61%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.61%) JMeter
11 5 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.75%) MSI
13 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 47 (17.54%) Finance
2 9 (3.36%) Publishing
3 8 (2.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.61%) Billing
5 5 (1.87%) Back Office
6 3 (1.12%) Automotive
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 139 (51.87%) Developer
2 76 (28.36%) .NET Developer
3 67 (25.00%) Analyst
4 62 (23.13%) Test Analyst
5 30 (11.19%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.07%) Software Engineer
7 25 (9.33%) Test Engineer
8 24 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (7.09%) Web Developer
10 17 (6.34%) Agile Test Analyst
11 16 (5.97%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.97%) QA Analyst
12 15 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (5.22%) Tester
14 13 (4.85%) VB.NET Developer
15 11 (4.10%) Software Developer
15 11 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
17 8 (2.99%) Agile .NET Developer
18 7 (2.61%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (79.10%) .NET
2 124 (46.27%) WCF
3 99 (36.94%) ASP.NET
4 83 (30.97%) XML
5 62 (23.13%) Web Services
6 61 (22.76%) WPF
7 57 (21.27%) CSS
7 57 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (20.90%) HTML
9 55 (20.52%) jQuery
10 51 (19.03%) REST
11 41 (15.30%) SOAP
12 36 (13.43%) .NET Framework
13 35 (13.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (11.94%) LINQ
15 22 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (7.09%) XSLT
17 17 (6.34%) HTML5
18 15 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) N-Tier
2 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.87%) iSeries
5 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.12%) SCORM
6 3 (1.12%) CESG
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.37%) Physics
8 1 (0.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.22%) Windows
2 22 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.49%) Linux
5 4 (1.49%) UNIX
5 4 (1.49%) Android
6 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.43%) Scrum
2 100 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (26.12%) MVC
4 55 (20.52%) BDD
5 48 (17.91%) Automated Testing
6 41 (15.30%) TDD
7 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (13.06%) Software Testing
9 33 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 29 (10.82%) Web Development
10 29 (10.82%) OO
11 21 (7.84%) Content Management
12 20 (7.46%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.34%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.97%) SOA
15 15 (5.60%) OOP
16 12 (4.48%) Automation Testing
16 12 (4.48%) DevOps
17 11 (4.10%) DSDM
17 11 (4.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (76.49%) C#
2 126 (47.01%) SQL
3 78 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
5 41 (15.30%) VB.NET
6 16 (5.97%) Java
7 14 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.85%) VB
9 10 (3.73%) VB6
10 8 (2.99%) Python
11 7 (2.61%) C
11 7 (2.61%) PHP
11 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.87%) C++
13 4 (1.49%) VBScript
14 2 (0.75%) XAML
14 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.37%) XPath
15 1 (0.37%) X++
15 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 30 (11.19%) ISEB
2 12 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.99%) Degree
5 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.81%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.75%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) SCCM
1 9 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 89 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.82%) Oracle
3 10 (3.73%) SAP
3 10 (3.73%) Telerik
4 8 (2.99%) IBM
5 7 (2.61%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.87%) HP
6 5 (1.87%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.49%) Ektron
7 4 (1.49%) Open Text
7 4 (1.49%) VMware
8 3 (1.12%) Endeca
8 3 (1.12%) Google
8 3 (1.12%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.75%) Serena
9 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.75%) Nintex
10 1 (0.37%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.37%) Demandware
10 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
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