The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 91 68 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 51 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 2.01% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.08% 17.92% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 240 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.82% 11.21% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 148 142
Average daily rate £363 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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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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 -7 27 £350 +9.37%
Wiltshire -6 7 £350 -20.45% 3
Bristol -21 6 £350 +7.69% 3
Dorset +8 2 £150 - 2
Gloucestershire -26 1 £375 -11.76% 3
Devon - 1 £370 -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 72 (56.25%) .NET
2 67 (52.34%) C#
3 62 (48.44%) Security Cleared
4 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
5 55 (42.97%) SQL
5 55 (42.97%) SC Cleared
6 49 (38.28%) Visual Studio
7 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
9 44 (34.38%) Scrum
10 40 (31.25%) Test Scripting
11 39 (30.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (28.91%) Test Management
13 35 (27.34%) MVC
14 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (21.88%) Software Testing
16 23 (17.97%) ISEB
16 23 (17.97%) Unit Testing
17 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (15.63%) T-SQL
18 20 (15.63%) ISTQB
19 19 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (14.06%) Automated Testing
20 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
21 17 (13.28%) Code Coverage
21 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 17 (13.28%) BDD
22 16 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.91%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.56%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.56%) assyst
1 2 (1.56%) Summit
1 2 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Trello
3 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.56%) Big Data
9 2 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 49 (38.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 8 (6.25%) MSTest
4 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (2.34%) Moq
6 2 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.56%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.56%) JIRA
6 2 (1.56%) PVCS
7 1 (0.78%) Subversion
7 1 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.78%) Firebug
7 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.78%) xUnit.net
General
1 10 (7.81%) Back Office
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
3 2 (1.56%) Electronics
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Developer
2 33 (25.78%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.09%) Analyst
3 27 (21.09%) Test Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Tester
7 11 (8.59%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.03%) Test Team Leader
9 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Deployment Specialist
13 4 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (56.25%) .NET
2 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
3 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework
5 11 (8.59%) HTML
6 10 (7.81%) CSS
6 10 (7.81%) WCF
7 9 (7.03%) jQuery
7 9 (7.03%) Gherkin
7 9 (7.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (6.25%) Web Services
8 8 (6.25%) XML
9 7 (5.47%) REST
10 5 (3.91%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.13%) HTML5
12 3 (2.34%) JSON
12 3 (2.34%) Ajax
12 3 (2.34%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) CMDB
2 5 (3.91%) Open Source
3 4 (3.13%) Replication
4 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (1.56%) iPhone
5 2 (1.56%) iPad
5 2 (1.56%) DTV
5 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.56%) GIS
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Android
1 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.56%) Solaris
2 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) Scrum
2 40 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 39 (30.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (28.91%) Test Management
5 35 (27.34%) MVC
6 28 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 23 (17.97%) Unit Testing
8 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (14.06%) Automated Testing
11 17 (13.28%) Code Coverage
11 17 (13.28%) BDD
12 13 (10.16%) Release Management
12 13 (10.16%) ITIL
13 10 (7.81%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.81%) User Stories
14 9 (7.03%) Asset Management
15 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.34%) C#
2 55 (42.97%) SQL
3 20 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (2.34%) PHP
7 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.56%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.78%) VB6
9 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (48.44%) Security Cleared
2 55 (42.97%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.97%) ISEB
4 20 (15.63%) ISTQB
5 16 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.56%) Degree
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) SAP
3 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle
4 4 (3.13%) Telerik
5 2 (1.56%) Talend
5 2 (1.56%) Sun
5 2 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) ESRI
6 1 (0.78%) Alterian
6 1 (0.78%) Akamai
6 1 (0.78%) Nintex
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago