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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 12 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.50% 5.56% 6.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.67% 25.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £394 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +35.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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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
15 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.79% 22.22% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 17
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) C#
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 31 (91.18%) IIS
4 30 (88.24%) Automated Testing
5 29 (85.29%) HTML
5 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
6 28 (82.35%) Unit Testing
7 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
8 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (73.53%) SQL
10 21 (61.76%) Oracle
10 21 (61.76%) Windows
10 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
11 20 (58.82%) SharePoint
12 19 (55.88%) C++
12 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
13 18 (52.94%) Scrum
14 17 (50.00%) Selenium
15 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
15 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
15 16 (47.06%) UML
15 16 (47.06%) SpecFlow
16 15 (44.12%) ITIL
16 15 (44.12%) Service Delivery
17 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
17 14 (41.18%) Refactoring
18 11 (32.35%) Release Management
19 9 (26.47%) Dependency Injection

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (91.18%) IIS
2 20 (58.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 16 (47.06%) SpecFlow
3 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (26.47%) TeamCity
3 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 29 (85.29%) HTML
3 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
4 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 9 (26.47%) HTML5
5 9 (26.47%) WCF
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
1 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Automated Testing
2 28 (82.35%) Unit Testing
3 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
5 18 (52.94%) Scrum
6 16 (47.06%) UML
7 15 (44.12%) ITIL
7 15 (44.12%) Service Delivery
8 14 (41.18%) Refactoring
9 11 (32.35%) Release Management
10 9 (26.47%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (26.47%) MVC
11 5 (14.71%) Line Management
12 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 2 (5.88%) SOA
14 2 (5.88%) Workflow
15 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 25 (73.53%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) C++
5 9 (26.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft