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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 165 150 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 95 89 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.05% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 10.01% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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
1112 889 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.47% 10.51% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 549 508
Average daily rate £360 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.46 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.31% -15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 October 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 30 October 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 +2 25 £350 -2.77% 24
Berkshire +11 20 £450 +30.90% 3
Hampshire -16 17 £375 +41.50% 10
East Sussex -11 14 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £400 - 5
West Sussex +5 2 £335 - 4
Kent -6 2 £315 -31.89% 4
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 5
Sussex - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 156 (74.29%) .NET
2 148 (70.48%) C#
3 122 (58.10%) SQL Server
4 109 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (46.19%) SQL
6 88 (41.90%) ASP.NET
7 84 (40.00%) WCF
8 83 (39.52%) Scrum
9 80 (38.10%) MVC
10 79 (37.62%) JavaScript
11 74 (35.24%) Visual Studio
11 74 (35.24%) Microsoft
12 72 (34.29%) HTML
13 69 (32.86%) CSS
14 57 (27.14%) jQuery
15 55 (26.19%) XML
16 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (21.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 46 (21.90%) .NET Framework
19 45 (21.43%) Windows
19 45 (21.43%) VB.NET
20 36 (17.14%) T-SQL
21 35 (16.67%) Oracle
21 35 (16.67%) Web Services
22 34 (16.19%) TDD
23 32 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (14.76%) Selenium
24 31 (14.76%) REST
25 27 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 27 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.19%) IIS
3 12 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.81%) Node.js
6 6 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.38%) LiveCycle
7 5 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.90%) CMS
9 3 (1.43%) Lync
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.95%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.95%) SAS
10 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.95%) Commerce Server 2007
11 1 (0.48%) Kentico
11 1 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.95%) SPSS
4 2 (0.95%) FastStats
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.90%) FTP
2 4 (1.90%) SAN
3 3 (1.43%) HTTP
3 3 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.95%) SNMP
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) SMTP
4 2 (0.95%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) CTI
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.48%) SSH
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (10.95%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.38%) DB2
11 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.43%) QlikView
12 3 (1.43%) MySQL
12 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (35.24%) Visual Studio
2 31 (14.76%) Selenium
3 18 (8.57%) NUnit
4 14 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.19%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.76%) Subversion
7 9 (4.29%) JIRA
8 7 (3.33%) Moq
8 7 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.43%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.95%) MSI
11 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.95%) WiX
12 1 (0.48%) Redmine
General
1 26 (12.38%) Finance
2 6 (2.86%) Automotive
2 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (60.00%) Developer
2 56 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.29%) Analyst
4 29 (13.81%) C# Developer
5 23 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.57%) Tester
7 16 (7.62%) Web Developer
8 14 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 13 (6.19%) Test Engineer
9 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.29%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.81%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.33%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Applications Developer
14 6 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 6 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
15 5 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (74.29%) .NET
2 88 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 84 (40.00%) WCF
4 72 (34.29%) HTML
5 69 (32.86%) CSS
6 57 (27.14%) jQuery
7 55 (26.19%) XML
8 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (21.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 46 (21.90%) .NET Framework
10 35 (16.67%) Web Services
11 31 (14.76%) REST
12 19 (9.05%) HTML5
13 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (7.62%) JSON
15 14 (6.67%) Ajax
15 14 (6.67%) SOAP
16 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.29%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.33%) User Experience
5 6 (2.86%) Open Source
6 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.90%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.43%) SCORM
9 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.95%) iSeries
10 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.48%) RIA
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.48%) VLE
10 1 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.43%) Windows
2 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.76%) UNIX
4 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.38%) Windows NT
5 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) AIX
7 2 (0.95%) Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Android
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.52%) Scrum
3 80 (38.10%) MVC
4 34 (16.19%) TDD
5 32 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.95%) Automated Testing
6 23 (10.95%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.57%) BDD
7 18 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.67%) Web Development
9 13 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.71%) OOP
11 11 (5.24%) Automation Testing
11 11 (5.24%) SOA
11 11 (5.24%) OO
11 11 (5.24%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.76%) DSDM
13 9 (4.29%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (3.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 148 (70.48%) C#
2 97 (46.19%) SQL
3 79 (37.62%) JavaScript
4 45 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 36 (17.14%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.57%) Java
7 14 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.24%) PHP
9 10 (4.76%) VB
10 9 (4.29%) VBScript
11 7 (3.33%) VB6
12 6 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.38%) C++
14 3 (1.43%) C
15 2 (0.95%) Korn
15 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.48%) VBA
16 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (8.10%) ISEB
2 11 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.76%) Degree
4 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.43%) MCSA
6 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.43%) MCTS
7 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Nagios
2 2 (0.95%) SCOM
2 2 (0.95%) NetCrunch
3 1 (0.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 74 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (5.24%) Telerik
4 7 (3.33%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.86%) VMware
5 6 (2.86%) Adobe
5 6 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.38%) SAP
6 5 (2.38%) IBM
7 4 (1.90%) Open Text
7 4 (1.90%) EMC
7 4 (1.90%) Cisco
8 3 (1.43%) Splunk
8 3 (1.43%) Sun
9 2 (0.95%) Alterian
9 2 (0.95%) Serena
9 2 (0.95%) Nintex
9 2 (0.95%) Ektron
9 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.48%) Demandware
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