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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.08% 12.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 78.26% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% -
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%
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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
23 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.44% 18.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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 £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 30 (81.08%) SC Cleared
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
6 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
6 16 (43.24%) ISEB
7 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
8 14 (37.84%) Test Management
9 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
10 12 (32.43%) Code Coverage
10 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
10 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
10 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
10 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
13 8 (21.62%) BDD
13 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
14 7 (18.92%) SAP
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
14 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
15 6 (16.22%) ITIL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) assyst
2 1 (2.70%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
1 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Development Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Scrum
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
4 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
5 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
6 14 (37.84%) Test Management
7 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Code Coverage
8 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) Release Management
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) Service Management
11 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.51%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (13.51%) User Stories
12 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
12 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) SC Cleared
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) ISEB
3 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds