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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 45 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 21 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.53% 1.13% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.63% 11.86% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £344 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +39.53%
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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
76 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.16% 9.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 21
Average daily rate £350 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
3 20 (57.14%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) MVC
4 18 (51.43%) Subversion
4 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
5 17 (48.57%) Python
5 17 (48.57%) Scrum
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
7 15 (42.86%) Ubuntu
7 15 (42.86%) Django
7 15 (42.86%) BDD
7 15 (42.86%) Flask
7 15 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 15 (42.86%) Debian
7 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (34.29%) RESTful
9 12 (34.29%) SOA
9 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) C#
10 11 (31.43%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) Microservices
10 11 (31.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 11 (31.43%) Selenium
10 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
13 7 (20.00%) Vagrant

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SSDT
5 1 (2.86%) QlikView
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Subversion
1 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Selenium
3 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Python Developer
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) Django
2 15 (42.86%) Flask
3 12 (34.29%) RESTful
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) MDX
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Debian
2 15 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) MVC
3 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 16 (45.71%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) BDD
5 15 (42.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (34.29%) SOA
8 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
8 11 (31.43%) Microservices
8 11 (31.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.57%) Web Development
11 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
11 2 (5.71%) User Stories
11 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) MCTS
1 1 (2.86%) MCITP
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Thunderhead
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
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