The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 35 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% 0.54% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.89% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -16.45%
Team Foundation Server
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 47 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.96% 12.74% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 3
Average daily rate £328 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 9 £245 - 6
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Team Foundation Server
North East

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) CRM
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) Clustering
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) FusionCharts
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) MCSA
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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