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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 58 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.26% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 3.23% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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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
54 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.33% 8.02% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 47
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £419 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
3 20 (80.00%) Scrum
4 19 (76.00%) TDD
4 19 (76.00%) Subversion
4 19 (76.00%) Python
4 19 (76.00%) Django
4 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
4 19 (76.00%) BDD
4 19 (76.00%) Flask
4 19 (76.00%) Mentoring
5 18 (72.00%) Ubuntu
5 18 (72.00%) Linux
5 18 (72.00%) Debian
5 18 (72.00%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (68.00%) .NET
7 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (64.00%) RESTful
8 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
9 14 (56.00%) Selenium
10 13 (52.00%) Microservices
10 13 (52.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 13 (52.00%) SOA
11 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (40.00%) TOGAF
12 10 (40.00%) Vagrant
13 7 (28.00%) SQL
14 6 (24.00%) C#
15 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Subversion
1 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (56.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Django
1 19 (76.00%) Flask
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 16 (64.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
1 18 (72.00%) Debian
1 18 (72.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 20 (80.00%) Scrum
3 19 (76.00%) TDD
3 19 (76.00%) BDD
3 19 (76.00%) Mentoring
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (52.00%) Microservices
6 13 (52.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 13 (52.00%) SOA
7 10 (40.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
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