The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 68 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 71 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 1.65% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.03% 13.19% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 33
Average daily rate £325 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
443 288 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.91% 12.49% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 175 254
Average daily rate £350 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £31.70 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +10 36 £325 +4.83% 2
Bristol -6 9 £325 - 3
Wiltshire -25 8 £275 -35.29% 3
Gloucestershire +6 4 £350 -10.25%
Devon -3 2 £280 -
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (58.49%) .NET
2 60 (56.60%) C#
3 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
4 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
5 46 (43.40%) SQL
6 43 (40.57%) ASP.NET
7 38 (35.85%) MVC
8 37 (34.91%) Security Cleared
9 36 (33.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
10 34 (32.08%) Test Management
11 31 (29.25%) Visual Studio
12 29 (27.36%) Test Scripting
13 28 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (22.64%) Scrum
15 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (16.04%) HTML
19 17 (16.04%) WCF
20 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
20 16 (15.09%) ISEB
20 16 (15.09%) Software Testing
21 15 (14.15%) CSS
21 15 (14.15%) jQuery
22 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
23 13 (12.26%) XML
23 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
23 13 (12.26%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Maximo
1 2 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.72%) Trello
3 1 (0.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.83%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.89%) Big Data
12 1 (0.94%) OLAP
12 1 (0.94%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) MSTest
4 5 (4.72%) PhoneGap
5 4 (3.77%) Subversion
6 3 (2.83%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.83%) Moq
7 2 (1.89%) JIRA
7 2 (1.89%) PVCS
8 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.94%) NUnit
8 1 (0.94%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.94%) Firebug
8 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.94%) xUnit.net
8 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
2 2 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (47.17%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Tester
4 14 (13.21%) Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.32%) BizTalk Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Consultant
10 6 (5.66%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.66%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (58.49%) .NET
2 43 (40.57%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (16.04%) HTML
4 17 (16.04%) WCF
5 15 (14.15%) CSS
5 15 (14.15%) jQuery
6 13 (12.26%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.26%) XML
7 7 (6.60%) HTML5
7 7 (6.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (5.66%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (5.66%) Ext JS
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (5.66%) Sass
8 6 (5.66%) LESS
9 5 (4.72%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (4.72%) Web Services
9 5 (4.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Replication
2 7 (6.60%) CMDB
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.72%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.77%) iPhone
5 4 (3.77%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (3.77%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Android
1 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) Solaris
3 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) MVC
2 36 (33.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (32.08%) Test Management
4 29 (27.36%) Test Scripting
5 24 (22.64%) Scrum
6 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.09%) Software Testing
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.49%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.55%) BDD
11 8 (7.55%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
12 7 (6.60%) Web Development
12 7 (6.60%) Operations Management
12 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.66%) System Testing
13 6 (5.66%) TDD
13 6 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) C#
2 46 (43.40%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.66%) VB
7 3 (2.83%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.83%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Delphi
8 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (34.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.09%) ISEB
4 13 (12.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.77%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.89%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) SolarWinds
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) Talend
4 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) Sybase
5 2 (1.89%) Sun
5 2 (1.89%) Telerik
6 1 (0.94%) Alterian
6 1 (0.94%) Akamai
6 1 (0.94%) ESRI
6 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago