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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 60 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 13 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 2.52% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.61% 21.11% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £335 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £55.25
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -23.07%
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
151 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.33% 11.95% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 65 46
Median daily rate £440 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) .NET
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
7 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 6 (22.22%) MVC
10 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) ETL
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (18.52%) MDX
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.81%) TDD
12 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (14.81%) SOA
12 4 (14.81%) CSS
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) HTML

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.41%) OLTP
8 1 (3.70%) Datazen
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (3.70%) MySQL
8 1 (3.70%) OLAP
8 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.70%) Power BI
8 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Mockito
3 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
3 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Business Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
4 5 (18.52%) MDX
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) LINQ
6 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) VMS
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) MOM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Pega