The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 11 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.99% 1.89% -
As % of the Development Applications category 70.83% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -19.64%
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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 Taunton region.

Development Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.63% 5.66% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 27 (77.14%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 26 (74.29%) Scrum
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
5 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
5 22 (62.86%) Unit Testing
6 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 21 (60.00%) Code Coverage
7 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
7 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Release Management
10 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Selenium
11 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
11 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
11 5 (14.29%) BDD
11 5 (14.29%) TDD
11 5 (14.29%) ISEB
12 4 (11.43%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) .NET Developer
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Scrum
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
3 22 (62.86%) Unit Testing
4 21 (60.00%) Code Coverage
5 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Release Management
6 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) BDD
7 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) MVC
8 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 4 (11.43%) Test Management
8 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C#
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft