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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 84 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 62 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.11% 17.17% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 16
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£325 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
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
473 233 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.44% 10.41% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 146 159
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 48
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -19.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.45 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.60 £49.25
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 25 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 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 +2 26 £315 -21.25% 4
Bristol -14 10 £368 +13.07% 8
Wiltshire -19 10 £300 -5.51% 6
Gloucestershire - 7 £325 - 4
Dorset - 4 £330 - 1
Devon - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (75.63%) .NET
2 78 (65.55%) C#
3 63 (52.94%) SQL
4 62 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
6 50 (42.02%) Visual Studio
7 49 (41.18%) Scrum
8 47 (39.50%) SQL Server
8 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (34.45%) Unit Testing
10 38 (31.93%) Automated Testing
11 36 (30.25%) T-SQL
12 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
13 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
15 30 (25.21%) Code Coverage
15 30 (25.21%) MVC
16 29 (24.37%) SC Cleared
16 29 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
17 18 (15.13%) Release Management
18 17 (14.29%) HTML
19 15 (12.61%) Web Services
19 15 (12.61%) XML
19 15 (12.61%) Finance
20 14 (11.76%) jQuery
20 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (10.92%) WCF
21 13 (10.92%) Windows
22 12 (10.08%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.52%) CMS
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.84%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) Kentico
4 1 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Maximo
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 50 (42.02%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.56%) Selenium
3 7 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.52%) JIRA
6 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.52%) Hudson
7 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.84%) MSTest
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.84%) Behat
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Back Office
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (63.03%) Developer
2 47 (39.50%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) SQL Developer
4 22 (18.49%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.45%) Analyst
6 14 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Deployment Specialist
11 5 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Programmer
12 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
13 3 (2.52%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (75.63%) .NET
2 57 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (14.29%) HTML
6 15 (12.61%) Web Services
6 15 (12.61%) XML
7 14 (11.76%) jQuery
8 13 (10.92%) WCF
9 12 (10.08%) CSS
10 11 (9.24%) XSLT
10 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.88%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (5.04%) LINQ
12 6 (5.04%) JSON
12 6 (5.04%) Ajax
13 5 (4.20%) HTML5
13 5 (4.20%) Silverlight
13 5 (4.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Open Source
2 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.52%) GIS
4 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) Scrum
3 41 (34.45%) Unit Testing
4 38 (31.93%) Automated Testing
5 30 (25.21%) Code Coverage
5 30 (25.21%) MVC
6 29 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.13%) Release Management
8 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.24%) Integration Testing
10 10 (8.40%) TDD
11 9 (7.56%) Test Management
11 9 (7.56%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.56%) BDD
11 9 (7.56%) User Stories
12 7 (5.88%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.04%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.04%) UML
14 5 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (65.55%) C#
2 63 (52.94%) SQL
3 36 (30.25%) T-SQL
4 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.04%) Java
7 3 (2.52%) C++
8 2 (1.68%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) XPath
9 1 (0.84%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) ISEB
4 6 (5.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.52%) HND
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) WCAG
5 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle
2 3 (2.52%) Telerik
3 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe
4 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.84%) Talend
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