The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.98% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.95% 16.67% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
Average daily rate £318 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £330 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
Staffordshire

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) LotusScript
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) DevExpress