The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 24 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.57% 6.63% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 45.00% 44.44% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
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£420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
Team Foundation Server
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.15% 14.92% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 18
Average daily rate £400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Suffolk region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 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
Ipswich -4 2 £450 +5.88%
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) C#
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (62.50%) SOAP
5 15 (62.50%) Web Services
5 15 (62.50%) XML
5 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (54.17%) WCF
7 12 (50.00%) TDD
7 12 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (50.00%) MVC
7 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (50.00%) CRM
8 11 (45.83%) Windows
8 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
9 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
9 10 (41.67%) Workflow
9 10 (41.67%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (41.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (41.67%) MVVM
10 8 (33.33%) MCITP
10 8 (33.33%) Degree
10 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) NuGet
1 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) CRM Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (16.67%) Coordinator
5 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
2 15 (62.50%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) WCF
4 10 (41.67%) Reactive Extensions
4 10 (41.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) WPF
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) WF
9 3 (12.50%) LINQ
9 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) TDD
2 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) CRM
3 10 (41.67%) Workflow
3 10 (41.67%) MVVM
4 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Use Case
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCITP
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com