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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 51 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.88% 12.28% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

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
64 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.34% 7.05% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 32
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) MDX
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) UML

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Moq
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Business Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) MDX
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) V-Model
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) TickIT
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Pega