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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 149 98 164
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +66
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 115 158 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 1.69% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.65% 14.54% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 38
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£350 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £56.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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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
1192 1087 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.95% 11.65% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 636 527
Average daily rate £355 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £38.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 +5 26 £350 +3.70% 10
Hampshire -8 21 £345 +15.00% 9
Surrey -35 20 £338 -15.62% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 19 £350 -4.10% 1
West Sussex -11 11 £340 -7.79% 3
East Sussex -5 9 £415 +27.69% 1
Kent -1 4 £320 +16.36% 3
Oxfordshire -17 3 £400 +33.33% 5
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 144 (57.60%) .NET
2 142 (56.80%) C#
3 121 (48.40%) SQL Server
4 114 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (44.80%) SQL
6 99 (39.60%) Microsoft
7 86 (34.40%) Scrum
8 70 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 69 (27.60%) JavaScript
10 67 (26.80%) CSS
11 66 (26.40%) HTML
12 59 (23.60%) Visual Studio
13 58 (23.20%) XML
13 58 (23.20%) MVC
14 49 (19.60%) WCF
15 46 (18.40%) .NET Framework
16 44 (17.60%) jQuery
16 44 (17.60%) SharePoint
17 40 (16.00%) Web Services
17 40 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (14.40%) Windows
19 35 (14.00%) TDD
20 34 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (12.40%) Entity Framework
21 31 (12.40%) Oracle
21 31 (12.40%) T-SQL
22 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
22 29 (11.60%) NUnit
23 27 (10.80%) Automated Testing
23 27 (10.80%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 44 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.40%) CMS
3 13 (5.20%) Node.js
4 12 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.60%) Kentico
5 9 (3.60%) IIS
6 8 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.80%) Confluence
9 2 (0.80%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.40%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.80%) Internet
2 12 (4.80%) HTTP
3 5 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.60%) Broadband
4 4 (1.60%) LTE
4 4 (1.60%) 4G
5 3 (1.20%) FTP
5 3 (1.20%) DNS
6 2 (0.80%) S/MIME
6 2 (0.80%) Wireless
6 2 (0.80%) IPsec
6 2 (0.80%) DSL
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) WLAN
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
6 2 (0.80%) SMTP
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) SNMP
6 2 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (48.40%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (8.80%) Oracle Database
6 19 (7.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (6.80%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.80%) MarkLogic
8 12 (4.80%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.40%) MySQL
10 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.00%) OLAP
11 5 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.60%) SSDT
12 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 59 (23.60%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.60%) NUnit
3 25 (10.00%) Selenium
4 23 (9.20%) Git (software)
5 22 (8.80%) JIRA
6 14 (5.60%) MSBuild
7 12 (4.80%) JUnit
8 11 (4.40%) Subversion
8 11 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (3.20%) Moq
10 6 (2.40%) CruiseControl
10 6 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.00%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.00%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.00%) MSTest
11 5 (2.00%) Hudson
11 5 (2.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.60%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (10.80%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Retail
3 14 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.60%) Publishing
4 7 (2.80%) Legal
5 6 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.00%) Banking
7 4 (1.60%) Avionics
7 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Military
9 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (57.20%) Developer
2 55 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 43 (17.20%) C# Developer
4 34 (13.60%) Analyst
5 22 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.60%) Test Analyst
7 18 (7.20%) SQL Developer
7 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.00%) Tester
10 13 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Programmer
13 10 (4.00%) Consultant
13 10 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
14 9 (3.60%) C# Programmer
14 9 (3.60%) Agile Coach
15 8 (3.20%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (57.60%) .NET
2 70 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 67 (26.80%) CSS
4 66 (26.40%) HTML
5 58 (23.20%) XML
6 49 (19.60%) WCF
7 46 (18.40%) .NET Framework
8 44 (17.60%) jQuery
9 40 (16.00%) Web Services
10 31 (12.40%) Entity Framework
11 27 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 22 (8.80%) XSLT
14 20 (8.00%) Ajax
15 17 (6.80%) RESTful
15 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (6.40%) WPF
17 12 (4.80%) WinForms
17 12 (4.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) User Experience
2 13 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.20%) RIA
6 7 (2.80%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.00%) CMDB
9 4 (1.60%) Replication
9 4 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.80%) Open Source
11 2 (0.80%) iSeries
11 2 (0.80%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.40%) Windows
2 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.80%) Linux
4 3 (1.20%) MVS
4 3 (1.20%) Solaris
4 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.80%) UNIX
5 2 (0.80%) AIX
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.40%) Scrum
3 58 (23.20%) MVC
4 35 (14.00%) TDD
5 34 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (10.80%) Automated Testing
7 25 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.40%) SOA
9 20 (8.00%) OO
10 18 (7.20%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.40%) Release Management
12 14 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.60%) System Testing
12 14 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.20%) Software Testing
13 13 (5.20%) ETL
14 12 (4.80%) ITIL
14 12 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.80%) Test Scripting
14 12 (4.80%) Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (56.80%) C#
2 112 (44.80%) SQL
3 69 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.40%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.20%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.80%) Python
7 12 (4.80%) XQuery
8 9 (3.60%) PHP
8 9 (3.60%) Java
8 9 (3.60%) X++
9 7 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.40%) C++
11 4 (1.60%) Perl
11 4 (1.60%) VBScript
11 4 (1.60%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) Korn
13 2 (0.80%) Ruby
13 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.80%) ISEB
2 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) Degree
4 9 (3.60%) MCTS
5 7 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.80%) MCSA
5 7 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.60%) MCITP
7 2 (0.80%) HND
7 2 (0.80%) CCNP
7 2 (0.80%) CCNA
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.20%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.60%) DO-254
3 2 (0.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 99 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.40%) Oracle
3 12 (4.80%) Tableau
4 11 (4.40%) Ektron
5 6 (2.40%) HP
6 5 (2.00%) Telerik
7 3 (1.20%) VMware
8 2 (0.80%) Capita
8 2 (0.80%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.80%) CA
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) Sun
9 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
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