The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 80 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 61 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 1.43% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.98% 13.11% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
Team Foundation Server
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
470 267 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 10.89% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 171 176
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 23
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.62 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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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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
Somerset +5 26 £325 -3.62% 2
Bristol +4 17 £320 -1.53% 6
Wiltshire -2 8 £300 -4.00%
Gloucestershire -13 4 £268 - 2
Dorset - 3 £263 - 7
Devon - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 95 (78.51%) .NET
2 91 (75.21%) C#
3 75 (61.98%) SQL
4 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
6 51 (42.15%) Scrum
7 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 42 (34.71%) Unit Testing
10 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
11 36 (29.75%) T-SQL
12 34 (28.10%) MVC
13 30 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (23.14%) HTML
15 28 (23.14%) Code Coverage
16 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
17 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (19.01%) XML
17 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing
18 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
18 22 (18.18%) CSS
19 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
19 21 (17.36%) WCF
20 20 (16.53%) jQuery
21 19 (15.70%) Web Services
21 19 (15.70%) VB.NET
22 17 (14.05%) TDD
22 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.61%) IIS
4 6 (4.96%) CMS
5 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.65%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.83%) Kentico
8 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.61%) MS Access
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) Selenium
4 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.48%) Hudson
6 3 (2.48%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.65%) Subversion
7 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.83%) Behat
8 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Back Office
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (72.73%) Developer
2 50 (41.32%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.36%) SQL Developer
5 17 (14.05%) Analyst
6 15 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Programmer
9 8 (6.61%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (4.13%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 5 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) Test Engineer
13 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (78.51%) .NET
2 66 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 28 (23.14%) HTML
6 23 (19.01%) XML
7 22 (18.18%) CSS
8 21 (17.36%) WCF
9 20 (16.53%) jQuery
10 19 (15.70%) Web Services
11 13 (10.74%) XSLT
12 12 (9.92%) .NET Framework
13 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (6.61%) LINQ
15 7 (5.79%) Ajax
16 6 (4.96%) JSON
16 6 (4.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (4.96%) HTML5
17 5 (4.13%) WPF
18 4 (3.31%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Open Source
2 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) GIS
4 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (42.15%) Scrum
3 42 (34.71%) Unit Testing
4 34 (28.10%) MVC
5 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (23.14%) Code Coverage
7 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing
8 17 (14.05%) TDD
9 12 (9.92%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.92%) V-Model
10 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.61%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.61%) BDD
12 7 (5.79%) Release Management
12 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.96%) UML
13 6 (4.96%) Validation
13 6 (4.96%) Test Management
13 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (75.21%) C#
2 75 (61.98%) SQL
3 36 (29.75%) T-SQL
4 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.70%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 6 (4.96%) C++
7 6 (4.96%) VB
8 5 (4.13%) VBA
9 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.31%) VB6
10 2 (1.65%) XPath
10 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) ISEB
4 6 (4.96%) HND
4 6 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Puppet
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Talend
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago