The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 139 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 122 133 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.56% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.17% 15.03% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 77 64
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £36.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -7.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Team Foundation Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1200 885 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.10% 10.38% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 498 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £15.74 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £46.50
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 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 19 December 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 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
Surrey +4 33 £330 -8.01% 8
Berkshire +2 29 £338 +12.50% 11
Hampshire -28 22 £330 +21.10% 10
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £408 +1.87% 3
East Sussex -9 8 £308 -5.38% 2
Kent -11 3 £315 -21.25%
West Sussex -3 2 £335 +5.09% 1
Oxfordshire -27 2 - - 9
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 154 (67.84%) .NET
2 136 (59.91%) C#
3 124 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (54.19%) SQL Server
5 104 (45.81%) SQL
6 91 (40.09%) HTML
6 91 (40.09%) Scrum
7 85 (37.44%) CSS
8 84 (37.00%) ASP.NET
9 82 (36.12%) JavaScript
10 81 (35.68%) WCF
11 80 (35.24%) Microsoft
12 73 (32.16%) MVC
13 62 (27.31%) Visual Studio
14 61 (26.87%) XML
15 59 (25.99%) .NET Framework
16 55 (24.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 55 (24.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 50 (22.03%) jQuery
18 46 (20.26%) Oracle
19 41 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
20 40 (17.62%) Selenium
20 40 (17.62%) Web Services
21 38 (16.74%) Windows
22 37 (16.30%) TDD
23 35 (15.42%) VB.NET
24 34 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (14.54%) SharePoint
26 32 (14.10%) Oracle Database
27 31 (13.66%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (14.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.17%) Node.js
3 13 (5.73%) CMS
3 13 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (4.41%) IIS
6 5 (2.20%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.32%) Lync
7 3 (1.32%) Kentico
8 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.88%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) FastStats
3 2 (0.88%) SPSS
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.96%) Internet
1 9 (3.96%) HTTP
2 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.64%) FTP
4 4 (1.76%) SAN
5 3 (1.32%) S/MIME
5 3 (1.32%) SMTP
6 2 (0.88%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) SSH
7 1 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (54.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (24.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (14.10%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.20%) MySQL
11 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.76%) MarkLogic
13 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.88%) DTS
14 2 (0.88%) DB2
15 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 62 (27.31%) Visual Studio
2 40 (17.62%) Selenium
3 28 (12.33%) NUnit
4 19 (8.37%) JIRA
4 19 (8.37%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.29%) Subversion
6 10 (4.41%) Moq
6 10 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (3.96%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.52%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.64%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.76%) JUnit
10 4 (1.76%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.32%) Hudson
11 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 28 (12.33%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.64%) Automotive
4 4 (1.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.76%) Publishing
5 3 (1.32%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (56.83%) Developer
2 57 (25.11%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.22%) Analyst
4 29 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (9.25%) Tester
7 14 (6.17%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (6.17%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.85%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Configuration Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Automation Tester
11 8 (3.52%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.08%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.08%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (67.84%) .NET
2 91 (40.09%) HTML
3 85 (37.44%) CSS
4 84 (37.00%) ASP.NET
5 81 (35.68%) WCF
6 61 (26.87%) XML
7 59 (25.99%) .NET Framework
8 55 (24.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 50 (22.03%) jQuery
10 41 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (17.62%) Web Services
12 23 (10.13%) REST
12 23 (10.13%) AngularJS
13 19 (8.37%) Ajax
13 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (7.05%) HTML5
15 15 (6.61%) XSLT
16 13 (5.73%) SOAP
16 13 (5.73%) JSON
16 13 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) User Experience
1 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.96%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.08%) Open Source
5 5 (2.20%) CMDB
6 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.32%) RIA
7 3 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) VLE
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.74%) Windows
2 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.85%) UNIX
4 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.20%) Windows NT
5 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.76%) AIX
7 3 (1.32%) Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.09%) Scrum
3 73 (32.16%) MVC
4 37 (16.30%) TDD
5 34 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (13.66%) Automated Testing
7 26 (11.45%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.57%) Configuration Management
9 19 (8.37%) SOA
10 16 (7.05%) Software Testing
10 16 (7.05%) OO
11 14 (6.17%) DSDM
12 13 (5.73%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.73%) BDD
13 12 (5.29%) Web Development
14 11 (4.85%) User Stories
15 10 (4.41%) Automation Testing
15 10 (4.41%) Test Automation
15 10 (4.41%) OOP
16 9 (3.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (59.91%) C#
2 104 (45.81%) SQL
3 82 (36.12%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.42%) VB.NET
5 31 (13.66%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.05%) PHP
7 14 (6.17%) Java
8 12 (5.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.41%) VBScript
10 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.52%) VB
12 7 (3.08%) VB6
13 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.76%) XQuery
13 4 (1.76%) C++
13 4 (1.76%) Python
13 4 (1.76%) Korn
14 2 (0.88%) Perl
14 2 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.81%) ISEB
2 11 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.96%) Degree
4 7 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.32%) MCTS
6 3 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) NetCrunch
3 2 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.26%) Oracle
3 10 (4.41%) Ektron
4 9 (3.96%) Telerik
5 7 (3.08%) VMware
6 6 (2.64%) Adobe
6 6 (2.64%) HP
7 5 (2.20%) SAP
8 4 (1.76%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.76%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.76%) EMC
8 4 (1.76%) Cisco
9 3 (1.32%) Open Text
9 3 (1.32%) Sun
9 3 (1.32%) Splunk
10 2 (0.88%) Alterian
11 1 (0.44%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.44%) Apple
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago