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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 112 112 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 +33
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 141 125 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.69% 13.97% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 48
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£368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.88 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -13.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
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
1206 895 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.75% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 487 433
Average daily rate £375 £346 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 59
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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
Berkshire 0 29 £388 +39.63% 13
Hampshire -16 28 £340 +15.74% 8
Surrey +6 27 £331 -11.66% 12
Buckinghamshire -9 20 £400 - 9
East Sussex -10 15 £350 - 2
Kent -9 7 £325 -13.33%
West Sussex -13 6 £338 +8.00% 5
Oxfordshire -19 2 £163 -50.00% 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 143 (61.37%) .NET
2 131 (56.22%) C#
3 121 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (47.21%) SQL Server
5 95 (40.77%) SQL
5 95 (40.77%) Scrum
6 88 (37.77%) HTML
7 87 (37.34%) JavaScript
8 82 (35.19%) CSS
9 74 (31.76%) Microsoft
10 66 (28.33%) MVC
10 66 (28.33%) Visual Studio
11 64 (27.47%) ASP.NET
12 56 (24.03%) jQuery
13 55 (23.61%) WCF
14 54 (23.18%) .NET Framework
15 52 (22.32%) XML
16 49 (21.03%) Oracle
17 46 (19.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 43 (18.45%) SharePoint
18 43 (18.45%) TDD
19 39 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 37 (15.88%) Web Services
21 36 (15.45%) Automated Testing
21 36 (15.45%) Selenium
22 35 (15.02%) Oracle Database
23 34 (14.59%) NUnit
24 33 (14.16%) Windows
25 31 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
26 30 (12.88%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (18.45%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.15%) Node.js
3 17 (7.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (6.44%) CMS
5 11 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.72%) IIS
6 9 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.43%) Kentico
8 4 (1.72%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.29%) Lync
10 2 (0.86%) Commerce Server 2007
10 2 (0.86%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.86%) Confluence
11 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.29%) Yammer
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.58%) HTTP
2 12 (5.15%) Internet
3 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.58%) FTP
5 4 (1.72%) SAN
5 4 (1.72%) Broadband
5 4 (1.72%) LTE
5 4 (1.72%) 4G
6 3 (1.29%) SMTP
6 3 (1.29%) S/MIME
7 2 (0.86%) Firewall
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) DNS
8 1 (0.43%) CTI
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (47.21%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (15.02%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.44%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (2.58%) MarkLogic
12 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.15%) MySQL
14 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.86%) DB2
14 2 (0.86%) DTS
14 2 (0.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 66 (28.33%) Visual Studio
2 36 (15.45%) Selenium
3 34 (14.59%) NUnit
4 27 (11.59%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.73%) JIRA
6 14 (6.01%) Moq
7 10 (4.29%) Subversion
7 10 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (4.29%) MSBuild
8 9 (3.86%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (2.58%) CruiseControl
10 6 (2.58%) JUnit
10 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.15%) Hudson
11 5 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.86%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (10.30%) Finance
2 18 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.72%) Retail
4 6 (2.58%) Publishing
5 5 (2.15%) Banking
5 5 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Avionics
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (54.94%) Developer
2 67 (28.76%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.31%) C# Developer
4 33 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (12.88%) Analyst
6 22 (9.44%) Tester
7 21 (9.01%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.29%) Automation Tester
11 9 (3.86%) Configuration Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.00%) ScrumMaster
13 7 (3.00%) Programmer
14 6 (2.58%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (61.37%) .NET
2 88 (37.77%) HTML
3 82 (35.19%) CSS
4 64 (27.47%) ASP.NET
5 56 (24.03%) jQuery
6 55 (23.61%) WCF
7 54 (23.18%) .NET Framework
8 52 (22.32%) XML
9 46 (19.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (15.88%) Web Services
11 30 (12.88%) AngularJS
12 25 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (9.44%) Ajax
14 16 (6.87%) ExpressJS
15 15 (6.44%) XSLT
16 14 (6.01%) RESTful
17 13 (5.58%) SOAP
18 12 (5.15%) WinForms
18 12 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) User Experience
2 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.73%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.43%) RIA
5 7 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.58%) Open Source
7 5 (2.15%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.15%) CMDB
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.16%) Windows
2 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.43%) UNIX
4 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.15%) Linux
4 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.72%) AIX
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.86%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.86%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.77%) Scrum
3 66 (28.33%) MVC
4 43 (18.45%) TDD
5 36 (15.45%) Automated Testing
6 31 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (10.30%) Configuration Management
8 23 (9.87%) OO
9 22 (9.44%) SOA
10 18 (7.73%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.01%) BDD
12 13 (5.58%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.15%) OOD
13 12 (5.15%) CRM
13 12 (5.15%) Kanban
14 11 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (4.72%) DSDM
15 10 (4.29%) CMMI
16 9 (3.86%) Waterfall
16 9 (3.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 131 (56.22%) C#
2 95 (40.77%) SQL
3 87 (37.34%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.01%) VB.NET
5 17 (7.30%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.44%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.58%) Java
8 11 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.29%) PHP
10 6 (2.58%) XQuery
10 6 (2.58%) VBScript
10 6 (2.58%) Python
11 4 (1.72%) Korn
11 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.72%) C++
11 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) VB
12 3 (1.29%) VB6
13 2 (0.86%) VBA
13 2 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.15%) ISEB
2 9 (3.86%) Degree
3 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.15%) MCTS
6 4 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.29%) MCSA
8 2 (0.86%) MCITP
8 2 (0.86%) HND
9 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.58%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.72%) DO-254
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.86%) NetCrunch
4 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.03%) Oracle
3 11 (4.72%) Ektron
4 7 (3.00%) VMware
5 5 (2.15%) Adobe
5 5 (2.15%) HP
6 4 (1.72%) EMC
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco
7 3 (1.29%) Sun
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.86%) Splunk
9 1 (0.43%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik
9 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
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