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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 72 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 77 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.32% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.85% 13.27% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 37
Average daily rate £325 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +14 43 £325 +4.83% 1
Bristol -7 9 £325 - 5
Wiltshire -22 8 £275 -47.61% 2
Gloucestershire +4 4 £350 -10.25% 2
Devon -5 2 £280 -
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (58.88%) .NET
2 61 (57.01%) C#
3 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
4 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
5 47 (43.93%) SQL
6 44 (41.12%) ASP.NET
7 39 (36.45%) MVC
8 37 (34.58%) Security Cleared
9 36 (33.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (31.78%) Test Management
10 34 (31.78%) SC Cleared
11 30 (28.04%) Visual Studio
12 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (27.10%) Test Scripting
13 24 (22.43%) Scrum
14 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (17.76%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (16.82%) WCF
18 16 (14.95%) ISEB
18 16 (14.95%) HTML
18 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
19 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
20 14 (13.08%) CSS
20 14 (13.08%) XML
20 14 (13.08%) jQuery
20 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
21 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
21 13 (12.15%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (17.76%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.87%) Node.js
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Summit
1 2 (1.87%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.80%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.87%) Big Data
10 2 (1.87%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) MSTest
4 5 (4.67%) PhoneGap
5 4 (3.74%) Subversion
6 3 (2.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.80%) Moq
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) PVCS
7 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.87%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.93%) NUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.93%) Firebug
8 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.93%) xUnit.net
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Back Office
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (48.60%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Tester
4 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Test Analyst
5 13 (12.15%) BizTalk Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.61%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (58.88%) .NET
2 44 (41.12%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (16.82%) WCF
5 16 (14.95%) HTML
6 14 (13.08%) CSS
6 14 (13.08%) XML
6 14 (13.08%) jQuery
7 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (5.61%) Sass
9 6 (5.61%) LESS
9 6 (5.61%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (5.61%) HTML5
9 6 (5.61%) Ext JS
10 5 (4.67%) XSLT
10 5 (4.67%) Web Services
10 5 (4.67%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Replication
2 7 (6.54%) CMDB
3 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.74%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (3.74%) iPad
5 4 (3.74%) iPhone
6 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.87%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
1 8 (7.48%) Android
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.87%) Solaris
3 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) MVC
2 36 (33.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (31.78%) Test Management
4 29 (27.10%) Test Scripting
5 24 (22.43%) Scrum
6 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
8 11 (10.28%) ITIL
9 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.48%) BDD
11 8 (7.48%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.54%) Web Development
12 7 (6.54%) Operations Management
12 7 (6.54%) Capacity Management
13 6 (5.61%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.61%) System Testing
13 6 (5.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.01%) C#
2 47 (43.93%) SQL
3 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.28%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.61%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) PHP
6 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.80%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.87%) Delphi
8 1 (0.93%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (34.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (31.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.95%) ISEB
4 13 (12.15%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
6 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 3 (2.80%) Talend
5 2 (1.87%) Sybase
5 2 (1.87%) Sun
5 2 (1.87%) Telerik
6 1 (0.93%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago