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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 97 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 46 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.77% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.02% 12.75% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 26
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £370 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
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
459 400 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.74% 13.85% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 256 208
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 13
Average hourly rate £36.40 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Bristol +4 12 £340 +0.74% 5
Somerset -17 11 £394 +21.23% 1
Wiltshire +8 8 £325 +18.18% 6
Dorset +5 7 £305 -
Gloucestershire -17 4 £346 -1.07% 3
Devon - 3 £438 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 84 (75.00%) .NET
2 78 (69.64%) C#
3 64 (57.14%) SQL
4 60 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (52.68%) ASP.NET
6 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
7 49 (43.75%) Visual Studio
8 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
9 36 (32.14%) Scrum
9 36 (32.14%) HTML
10 34 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (25.89%) CSS
11 29 (25.89%) MVC
12 28 (25.00%) XML
13 26 (23.21%) T-SQL
13 26 (23.21%) Unit Testing
14 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
15 24 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
16 23 (20.54%) VB.NET
17 21 (18.75%) Web Services
17 21 (18.75%) jQuery
18 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (16.96%) WCF
19 19 (16.96%) TDD
20 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
20 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
22 16 (14.29%) Windows
22 16 (14.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (12.50%) IIS
2 9 (8.04%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.25%) CMS
5 4 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.79%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Maximo
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (11.61%) MS Access
6 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.79%) SSDT
11 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.89%) DTS
12 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.25%) Selenium
4 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.68%) Subversion
6 3 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.68%) Hudson
6 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.89%) NUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
2 3 (2.68%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (74.11%) Developer
2 37 (33.04%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Programmer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.36%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (75.00%) .NET
2 59 (52.68%) ASP.NET
3 36 (32.14%) HTML
4 34 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (25.89%) CSS
6 28 (25.00%) XML
7 21 (18.75%) Web Services
7 21 (18.75%) jQuery
8 19 (16.96%) WCF
9 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (13.39%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.61%) XSLT
12 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 9 (8.04%) LINQ
14 7 (6.25%) CSS3
14 7 (6.25%) HTML5
15 6 (5.36%) WPF
15 6 (5.36%) Ajax
16 5 (4.46%) XSL
17 4 (3.57%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Open Source
2 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.79%) W3C
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) Scrum
3 29 (25.89%) MVC
4 26 (23.21%) Unit Testing
5 19 (16.96%) TDD
6 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.39%) V-Model
6 15 (13.39%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.61%) Code Coverage
8 10 (8.93%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Web Development
10 8 (7.14%) User Stories
10 8 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.25%) BDD
12 6 (5.36%) Test Management
12 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.64%) C#
2 64 (57.14%) SQL
3 26 (23.21%) T-SQL
4 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.54%) VB.NET
6 15 (13.39%) Java
7 10 (8.93%) VBA
8 8 (7.14%) C++
8 8 (7.14%) VB
9 6 (5.36%) VB6
10 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.79%) XPath
11 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.89%) Python
12 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) VBScript
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) ISEB
4 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) HND
4 4 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.68%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSD
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) WCAG
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe
4 2 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.89%) Telerik
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
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