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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 81 66 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 59 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 2.32% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.09% 19.70% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
391 264 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.99% 11.80% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 166 151
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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
Somerset +2 29 £343 +7.53% 3
Wiltshire -21 8 £350 +7.69% 4
Bristol -15 5 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire -25 4 £278 -34.70% 3
Devon - 4 £370 -
Dorset -6 1 £330 -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 77 (62.10%) .NET
2 70 (56.45%) C#
3 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (48.39%) SQL
4 60 (48.39%) Security Cleared
5 54 (43.55%) SC Cleared
6 51 (41.13%) Scrum
7 50 (40.32%) Microsoft
8 49 (39.52%) ASP.NET
9 45 (36.29%) Visual Studio
10 44 (35.48%) SQL Server
11 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (28.23%) Test Scripting
13 34 (27.42%) MVC
14 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
15 30 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (22.58%) Test Management
16 28 (22.58%) Software Testing
17 27 (21.77%) Automated Testing
18 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (20.16%) T-SQL
19 25 (20.16%) Code Coverage
20 23 (18.55%) ISEB
21 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
22 18 (14.52%) ISTQB
23 17 (13.71%) BDD
24 16 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 16 (12.90%) Release Management
25 15 (12.10%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.61%) assyst
2 1 (0.81%) Maximo
2 1 (0.81%) Summit
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (36.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.68%) SpecFlow
3 8 (6.45%) MSTest
4 6 (4.84%) Selenium
5 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.61%) Moq
6 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.81%) xUnit.net
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (9.68%) Back Office
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Electronics
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (47.58%) Developer
2 40 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.35%) Analyst
4 23 (18.55%) Test Analyst
5 18 (14.52%) SQL Developer
6 17 (13.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 17 (13.71%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (11.29%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Test Team Leader
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Consultant
10 6 (4.84%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Tester
11 5 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (62.10%) .NET
2 49 (39.52%) ASP.NET
3 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (10.48%) HTML
6 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.68%) jQuery
7 10 (8.06%) CSS
8 9 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (7.26%) Gherkin
9 8 (6.45%) XML
10 7 (5.65%) Web Services
10 7 (5.65%) JSON
10 7 (5.65%) Ajax
10 7 (5.65%) WCF
10 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (4.84%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (4.84%) Silverlight
12 5 (4.03%) REST
13 4 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) CMDB
2 5 (4.03%) GIS
2 5 (4.03%) Open Source
3 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.13%) Scrum
3 35 (28.23%) Test Scripting
4 34 (27.42%) MVC
5 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 30 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (22.58%) Test Management
7 28 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 27 (21.77%) Automated Testing
9 26 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (20.16%) Code Coverage
11 17 (13.71%) BDD
12 16 (12.90%) Release Management
13 10 (8.06%) Test Strategy
14 9 (7.26%) ITIL
14 9 (7.26%) Asset Management
14 9 (7.26%) User Stories
15 8 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (6.45%) Test Automation
15 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) C#
2 60 (48.39%) SQL
3 25 (20.16%) T-SQL
4 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.23%) Java
7 3 (2.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 54 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.55%) ISEB
4 18 (14.52%) ISTQB
5 16 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) HND
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) SAP
3 6 (4.84%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) ESRI
5 1 (0.81%) Alterian
5 1 (0.81%) Akamai
5 1 (0.81%) Talend
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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