The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 54 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 1.08% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.64% 13.64% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate
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£368 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
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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 Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.39% 7.93% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £220 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) UNIX
9 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) Subversion
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (19.05%) QA
9 4 (19.05%) Web Development
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) Ruby
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (9.52%) Finance
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) Scrum
11 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SSDT
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.76%) MDX
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCTS
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Thunderhead
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
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