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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 94 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 48 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 1.49% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 12.07% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 22
Average daily rate
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£330 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
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
432 348 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.92% 12.31% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 213 203
Average daily rate £410 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 13
Average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 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 5 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
Somerset 0 17 £343 +18.10% 3
Bristol -2 16 £350 +9.37% 8
Wiltshire -1 6 £338 +12.50% 5
Dorset +4 5 £305 - 1
Gloucestershire -15 2 £255 -27.14% 4
Devon - 1 £438 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 85 (75.89%) .NET
2 79 (70.54%) C#
3 64 (57.14%) SQL
3 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (53.57%) ASP.NET
5 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 48 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 42 (37.50%) Scrum
9 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (28.57%) HTML
11 31 (27.68%) Unit Testing
12 30 (26.79%) MVC
13 27 (24.11%) CSS
14 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
15 24 (21.43%) XML
16 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
17 21 (18.75%) VB.NET
17 21 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (18.75%) jQuery
18 20 (17.86%) WCF
18 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
18 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 20 (17.86%) TDD
19 19 (16.96%) Web Services
19 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
21 17 (15.18%) Code Coverage
21 17 (15.18%) Windows
22 16 (14.29%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
1 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (8.04%) IIS
3 6 (5.36%) CMS
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.79%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.89%) Kentico
7 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.71%) MS Access
6 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.89%) DTS
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.04%) Selenium
4 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
5 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.68%) Subversion
6 3 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.68%) Hudson
6 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.79%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.89%) Maven
8 1 (0.89%) NUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) Behat
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Back Office
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (71.43%) Developer
2 39 (34.82%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Programmer
8 8 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (75.89%) .NET
2 60 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 38 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (28.57%) HTML
5 27 (24.11%) CSS
6 24 (21.43%) XML
7 21 (18.75%) jQuery
8 20 (17.86%) WCF
8 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (16.96%) Web Services
10 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.61%) XSLT
12 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (7.14%) HTML5
13 8 (7.14%) LINQ
14 7 (6.25%) CSS3
15 6 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (4.46%) Ajax
16 5 (4.46%) WPF
17 4 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Open Source
2 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) Scrum
3 31 (27.68%) Unit Testing
4 30 (26.79%) MVC
5 20 (17.86%) TDD
6 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.18%) Code Coverage
8 16 (14.29%) V-Model
8 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 14 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.93%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.93%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.14%) BDD
11 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.36%) User Stories
13 6 (5.36%) Test Planning
13 6 (5.36%) Web Development
13 6 (5.36%) Test Management
13 6 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (70.54%) C#
2 64 (57.14%) SQL
3 25 (22.32%) T-SQL
4 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 21 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 16 (14.29%) Java
7 9 (8.04%) VBA
8 6 (5.36%) VB
8 6 (5.36%) C++
9 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.57%) VB6
10 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.79%) XPath
12 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.89%) VBScript
12 1 (0.89%) Python
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.36%) HND
5 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) MCP
6 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.89%) Telerik
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
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