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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 12 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.73% 12.12% 14.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 87.50% 60.61% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 3
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£363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £287 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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
16 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.98% 20.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) IIS
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 8 (57.14%) C++
6 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) UML
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (50.00%) Refactoring
7 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (42.86%) ITIL
8 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
10 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 4 (28.57%) Selenium
10 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
10 4 (28.57%) Line Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) IIS
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) UML
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) Line Management
9 3 (21.43%) Test Management
9 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 1 (7.14%) BDD
11 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft