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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 89 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 41 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 2.26% 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.17% 16.14% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 22
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £353 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +104.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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
447 446 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.45% 13.99% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 174
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.40 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 April 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 28 April 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
Somerset -13 11 £363 +11.53%
Bristol +3 10 £340 +4.61% 3
Dorset +7 7 £305 - 1
Wiltshire +7 6 £350 +27.27% 6
Gloucestershire -11 4 £346 -1.07% 5
Devon +3 3 £438 +56.25%
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 81 (77.88%) .NET
2 70 (67.31%) C#
3 61 (58.65%) SQL
4 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 42 (40.38%) Visual Studio
8 37 (35.58%) HTML
9 29 (27.88%) Scrum
9 29 (27.88%) CSS
9 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (26.92%) MVC
11 26 (25.00%) VB.NET
12 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
12 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 24 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (22.12%) jQuery
13 23 (22.12%) Web Services
13 23 (22.12%) XML
14 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
15 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (18.27%) WCF
17 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
17 18 (17.31%) IIS
18 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
19 15 (14.42%) V-Model
19 15 (14.42%) Waterfall
19 15 (14.42%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (17.31%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.73%) CMS
5 4 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.92%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.96%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Maximo
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (12.50%) MS Access
6 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.92%) SSDT
11 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.96%) DTS
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.81%) Selenium
4 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.85%) JIRA
4 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.88%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.96%) Ant
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) Hudson
7 1 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (72.12%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.58%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Programmer
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Analyst Programmer
9 7 (6.73%) AWS Developer
10 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Architect
11 5 (4.81%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Lead Architect
12 4 (3.85%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.85%) Integration Architect
12 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (77.88%) .NET
2 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 37 (35.58%) HTML
4 29 (27.88%) CSS
4 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (22.12%) jQuery
5 23 (22.12%) Web Services
5 23 (22.12%) XML
6 19 (18.27%) WCF
7 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 11 (10.58%) XSLT
9 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (8.65%) HTML5
11 7 (6.73%) WPF
11 7 (6.73%) LINQ
11 7 (6.73%) CSS3
12 6 (5.77%) Ajax
13 5 (4.81%) JSON
13 5 (4.81%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Open Source
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) W3C
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) Scrum
3 28 (26.92%) MVC
4 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
5 15 (14.42%) V-Model
5 15 (14.42%) Waterfall
5 15 (14.42%) TDD
6 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
7 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.65%) Code Coverage
8 8 (7.69%) SOA
8 8 (7.69%) Web Development
9 6 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.77%) Software Deployment
9 6 (5.77%) User Stories
9 6 (5.77%) Software Delivery
10 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.31%) C#
2 61 (58.65%) SQL
3 26 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.42%) Java
6 12 (11.54%) VB
7 10 (9.62%) VBA
7 10 (9.62%) VB6
8 8 (7.69%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) XPath
10 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.96%) Python
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.85%) HND
3 4 (3.85%) ISEB
4 3 (2.88%) MCP
5 2 (1.92%) MCSD
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) WCAG
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
1 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.92%) Adobe
4 2 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (0.96%) Telerik
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
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