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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 148 176 142
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -34
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 107 68 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.78% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.49% 7.57% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
1020 898 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 10.33% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 555 501
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 48
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 September 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 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
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £388 +0.64% 3
Surrey +11 23 £350 -2.09% 11
East Sussex -6 17 £350 -2.09% 4
Berkshire +8 13 £388 +10.71% 9
Hampshire -12 12 £388 +36.56% 10
Oxfordshire 0 8 £250 -35.48% 3
Kent -1 7 £275 -40.54% 6
Middlesex -4 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £313 -
Sussex - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 197 (82.43%) .NET
2 186 (77.82%) C#
3 155 (64.85%) SQL Server
4 132 (55.23%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (51.88%) WCF
6 110 (46.03%) Visual Studio
7 101 (42.26%) Scrum
8 100 (41.84%) SQL
9 91 (38.08%) ASP.NET
10 84 (35.15%) MVC
11 74 (30.96%) Windows
12 72 (30.13%) XML
13 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
13 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
14 68 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 56 (23.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (23.01%) CSS
17 54 (22.59%) jQuery
18 53 (22.18%) WPF
19 49 (20.50%) Web Services
19 49 (20.50%) VB.NET
19 49 (20.50%) HTML
20 48 (20.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 46 (19.25%) .NET Framework
22 40 (16.74%) REST
23 37 (15.48%) T-SQL
24 36 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
25 35 (14.64%) Automated Testing
26 32 (13.39%) TDD
27 31 (12.97%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (10.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.86%) IIS
3 11 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.93%) CMS
6 5 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.26%) Node.js
8 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.84%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.84%) SAS
8 2 (0.84%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.84%) FastStats
4 2 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.04%) Office 365
2 14 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Intranet
1 4 (1.67%) SAN
2 2 (0.84%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) FTP
2 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.84%) SNMP
2 2 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (64.85%) SQL Server
2 68 (28.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.09%) DB2
9 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.26%) DTS
10 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.26%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 110 (46.03%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.62%) NUnit
3 22 (9.21%) Selenium
4 17 (7.11%) SpecFlow
5 10 (4.18%) Subversion
6 9 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (3.35%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.35%) JIRA
8 6 (2.51%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.51%) Moq
9 5 (2.09%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.84%) MSTest
11 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.84%) WiX
11 2 (0.84%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.84%) MSI
11 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.42%) MorphX
General
1 28 (11.72%) Finance
2 7 (2.93%) Publishing
3 5 (2.09%) Automotive
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.26%) Back Office
5 3 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (58.58%) Developer
2 70 (29.29%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.64%) Analyst
4 33 (13.81%) C# Developer
5 26 (10.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (10.46%) Test Analyst
6 25 (10.46%) Software Engineer
7 21 (8.79%) Test Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Tester
9 13 (5.44%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.44%) VB.NET Developer
10 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.18%) QA Analyst
12 10 (4.18%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Agile Test Analyst
14 7 (2.93%) Applications Developer
15 6 (2.51%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (82.43%) .NET
2 124 (51.88%) WCF
3 91 (38.08%) ASP.NET
4 72 (30.13%) XML
5 56 (23.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (23.01%) CSS
7 54 (22.59%) jQuery
8 53 (22.18%) WPF
9 49 (20.50%) Web Services
9 49 (20.50%) HTML
10 48 (20.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (19.25%) .NET Framework
12 40 (16.74%) REST
13 29 (12.13%) LINQ
14 23 (9.62%) SOAP
15 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (7.95%) XSLT
17 16 (6.69%) HTML5
18 14 (5.86%) JSON
19 11 (4.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.44%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.26%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.26%) SCORM
5 3 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 2 (0.84%) iSeries
6 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) VLE
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.96%) Windows
2 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.35%) UNIX
5 5 (2.09%) Windows NT
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.26%) Android
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.84%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.84%) Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (55.23%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (42.26%) Scrum
3 84 (35.15%) MVC
4 36 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (14.64%) Automated Testing
6 32 (13.39%) TDD
7 31 (12.97%) Software Engineering
8 28 (11.72%) BDD
9 23 (9.62%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.21%) Configuration Management
11 21 (8.79%) OO
12 19 (7.95%) Content Management
12 19 (7.95%) Software Testing
13 16 (6.69%) DevOps
13 16 (6.69%) SOA
14 15 (6.28%) Web Development
15 14 (5.86%) OOP
16 13 (5.44%) E-Commerce
17 10 (4.18%) Test Automation
18 9 (3.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 186 (77.82%) C#
2 100 (41.84%) SQL
3 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.50%) VB.NET
5 37 (15.48%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.44%) Java
8 12 (5.02%) VB
9 9 (3.77%) VB6
9 9 (3.77%) VBScript
10 8 (3.35%) PHP
10 8 (3.35%) Python
11 5 (2.09%) C++
11 5 (2.09%) C
12 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) X++
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (9.62%) ISEB
2 10 (4.18%) Degree
3 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.26%) MCTS
5 3 (1.26%) MCSA
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.72%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) SCCM
2 8 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) NetCrunch
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle
3 11 (4.60%) Telerik
4 7 (2.93%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.51%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.51%) SAP
6 5 (2.09%) IBM
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco
7 4 (1.67%) EMC
7 4 (1.67%) Open Text
7 4 (1.67%) VMware
8 3 (1.26%) Sun
8 3 (1.26%) Splunk
9 2 (0.84%) Nintex
9 2 (0.84%) Ektron
9 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.84%) Adobe
9 2 (0.84%) Serena
9 2 (0.84%) Alterian
10 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
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