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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 98 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 35 70 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 2.34% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.08% 16.87% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 58 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
433 415 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.52% 13.85% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 119
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -11 11 £363 +11.53% 3
Bristol +3 9 £321 +9.36% 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 9
Wiltshire +2 4 £363 -24.67% 7
Devon +1 4 £381 +36.16% 1
Dorset -2 2 - - 3
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (77.27%) .NET
2 56 (63.64%) C#
3 53 (60.23%) SQL
4 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
5 50 (56.82%) ASP.NET
6 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
9 33 (37.50%) HTML
10 30 (34.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (29.55%) VB.NET
11 26 (29.55%) CSS
12 25 (28.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (27.27%) Scrum
14 21 (23.86%) MVC
15 19 (21.59%) Web Services
15 19 (21.59%) XML
15 19 (21.59%) jQuery
16 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
16 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
17 17 (19.32%) IIS
17 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (19.32%) Waterfall
18 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
19 15 (17.05%) TDD
19 15 (17.05%) Java
19 15 (17.05%) V-Model
20 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2000
21 13 (14.77%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (19.32%) IIS
2 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.68%) CMS
4 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.27%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (28.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (13.64%) MS Access
7 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.27%) SSDT
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) Maven
6 1 (1.14%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Programmer
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.95%) AWS Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (77.27%) .NET
2 50 (56.82%) ASP.NET
3 33 (37.50%) HTML
4 26 (29.55%) CSS
5 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (21.59%) Web Services
6 19 (21.59%) XML
6 19 (21.59%) jQuery
7 12 (13.64%) WCF
7 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.95%) HTML5
10 6 (6.82%) XSL
10 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.68%) WPF
11 5 (5.68%) Ajax
11 5 (5.68%) CSS3
11 5 (5.68%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.55%) XSLT
12 4 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Open Source
2 2 (2.27%) W3C
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Scrum
3 21 (23.86%) MVC
4 17 (19.32%) Waterfall
5 15 (17.05%) TDD
5 15 (17.05%) V-Model
6 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 7 (7.95%) SOA
10 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.82%) Software Deployment
10 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Web Development
11 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.55%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) C#
2 53 (60.23%) SQL
3 26 (29.55%) VB.NET
4 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.05%) Java
6 12 (13.64%) VB
7 10 (11.36%) VBA
7 10 (11.36%) VB6
8 6 (6.82%) C++
9 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.27%) VBScript
10 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) XPath
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby
11 1 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) ISEB
3 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.55%) HND
4 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.27%) MCSD
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.27%) Adobe
4 2 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
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