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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 16 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.25% 13.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 72.00% 63.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.75 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +32.14%
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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
25 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.63% 20.75% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 0
Average daily rate £325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
3 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 23 (48.94%) C#
4 23 (48.94%) Scrum
4 23 (48.94%) Test Scripting
5 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (46.81%) SQL
6 21 (44.68%) .NET
6 21 (44.68%) Test Management
7 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
7 18 (38.30%) ISEB
8 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
8 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
8 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (29.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (29.79%) Code Coverage
9 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
10 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
11 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
13 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.02%) SpecFlow
13 8 (17.02%) BDD
14 7 (14.89%) SAP
15 6 (12.77%) ITIL
15 6 (12.77%) Service Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Summit
1 2 (4.26%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.02%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
1 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
2 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) CMDB
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Scrum
1 23 (48.94%) Test Scripting
2 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (44.68%) Test Management
4 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
5 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
6 14 (29.79%) Code Coverage
7 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
8 8 (17.02%) BDD
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 6 (12.77%) Release Management
10 5 (10.64%) User Stories
10 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) MVC
11 4 (8.51%) Project Management
11 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
11 4 (8.51%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (78.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 14 (29.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
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