The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Suffolk 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 28 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.54% 2.09% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.93% 33.33% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.93% 6.28% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 20
Average daily rate £350 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
Ipswich -6 9 £425 +19.29% 3
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (70.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SOAP
3 19 (63.33%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) XML
4 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (50.00%) WCF
5 12 (40.00%) jQuery
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) CRM
6 11 (36.67%) WPF
6 11 (36.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (33.33%) MVVM
7 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (26.67%) LINQ
9 8 (26.67%) WF
9 8 (26.67%) Ajax
9 8 (26.67%) N-Tier
9 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 8 (26.67%) XAML
9 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) XSLT
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) SQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) NuGet
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 8 Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 19 (63.33%) Web Services
3 15 (50.00%) XML
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) WCF
4 12 (40.00%) jQuery
5 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) WPF
6 10 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (26.67%) LINQ
7 8 (26.67%) WF
7 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) XSLT
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) WinRT
8 7 (23.33%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (23.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) CRM
2 10 (33.33%) MVVM
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 6 (20.00%) UML
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Use Case
7 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) XAML
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) Telerik