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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 76 83 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 75 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.24% 1.83% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.41% 15.38% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 32
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£375 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -8.18%
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
457 377 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.66% 11.92% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 225 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Gloucestershire +15 20 £375 +10.29% 8
Wiltshire +11 19 £375 +7.14% 3
Somerset -7 18 £363 +8.20% 1
Dorset +7 7 £300 - 3
Bristol -7 4 £338 -3.57% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (67.59%) C#
2 69 (63.89%) .NET
3 67 (62.04%) SQL Server
4 53 (49.07%) SQL
5 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (37.96%) Visual Studio
8 36 (33.33%) Windows
9 33 (30.56%) IIS
10 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
10 29 (26.85%) C++
10 29 (26.85%) .NET Framework
11 28 (25.93%) HTML
11 28 (25.93%) Web Services
12 27 (25.00%) XML
12 27 (25.00%) Finance
13 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
14 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
15 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
16 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (18.52%) Scrum
16 20 (18.52%) Oracle
17 19 (17.59%) VB.NET
17 19 (17.59%) ITIL
18 18 (16.67%) T-SQL
18 18 (16.67%) MVC
19 17 (15.74%) SOAP
19 17 (15.74%) WPF
19 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (30.56%) IIS
2 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Documaker
2 2 (1.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (62.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.70%) SSDT
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.85%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) OLAP
9 1 (0.93%) OLTP
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (37.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (4.63%) NUnit
4 5 (4.63%) JIRA
5 4 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (1.85%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (61.11%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.74%) C# Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 13 (12.04%) SQL Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (63.89%) .NET
2 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 29 (26.85%) .NET Framework
4 28 (25.93%) HTML
4 28 (25.93%) Web Services
5 27 (25.00%) XML
6 17 (15.74%) SOAP
6 17 (15.74%) WPF
7 13 (12.04%) WCF
7 13 (12.04%) jQuery
7 13 (12.04%) CSS
8 10 (9.26%) XSL
9 9 (8.33%) WSDL
9 9 (8.33%) XML Schema
9 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.56%) REST
10 6 (5.56%) XSD
10 6 (5.56%) COM+
10 6 (5.56%) ADO.NET
11 4 (3.70%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) W3C
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
3 20 (18.52%) Scrum
4 19 (17.59%) ITIL
5 18 (16.67%) MVC
6 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.04%) UML
8 12 (11.11%) TDD
9 11 (10.19%) Automated Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.33%) SOA
11 9 (8.33%) MVVM
11 9 (8.33%) BDD
12 8 (7.41%) Software Delivery
12 8 (7.41%) OO
12 8 (7.41%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.48%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.48%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (67.59%) C#
2 53 (49.07%) SQL
3 29 (26.85%) C++
3 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) VB.NET
5 18 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.96%) VB
7 11 (10.19%) VB6
8 6 (5.56%) Java
9 3 (2.78%) C
10 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) ISEB
4 6 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (4.63%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) ESRI
4 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £43 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago