The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 61 42 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +45
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 36 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.32% 3.39% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.95% 27.37% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 6
Average daily rate £310 £350 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
Team Foundation Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 179 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.27% 12.38% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 112 59
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 17 £298 - 3
Leicestershire -10 9 £315 +24.50% 6
Derbyshire -6 8 £375 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -21 2 £390 +11.42% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
2 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 37 (46.84%) .NET
3 32 (40.51%) C#
4 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
6 24 (30.38%) Windows
7 22 (27.85%) Web Services
8 20 (25.32%) ITIL
8 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
9 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.25%) MVC
10 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (17.72%) JIRA
11 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.72%) MS Office
12 13 (16.46%) IIS
12 13 (16.46%) Internet
12 13 (16.46%) Waterfall
13 12 (15.19%) SOAP
13 12 (15.19%) UML
14 11 (13.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle
14 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
14 11 (13.92%) ISO 9001
14 11 (13.92%) Migration
14 11 (13.92%) TickIT
14 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (16.46%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
1 14 (17.72%) MS Office
2 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (53.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.33%) DTS
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.72%) JIRA
3 11 (13.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) MSTest
6 1 (1.27%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.27%) NuGet
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.33%) Billing
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Configuration Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Release Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Migration Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Build Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) .NET
2 22 (27.85%) Web Services
3 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.25%) .NET Framework
5 12 (15.19%) SOAP
6 11 (13.92%) jQuery
7 10 (12.66%) RESTful
8 9 (11.39%) CSS
8 9 (11.39%) WCF
8 9 (11.39%) WPF
9 7 (8.86%) REST
10 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.59%) XML
11 5 (6.33%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.33%) HTML
11 5 (6.33%) Middleware
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (5.06%) WSDL
13 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) CMDB
4 6 (7.59%) Life Science
4 6 (7.59%) Smart Meter
5 5 (6.33%) DataPower
6 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Animation
7 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.33%) Unix
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) ITIL
3 16 (20.25%) MVC
4 13 (16.46%) Waterfall
5 12 (15.19%) UML
6 11 (13.92%) High Availability
6 11 (13.92%) Migration
6 11 (13.92%) V-Model
7 9 (11.39%) TDD
8 8 (10.13%) Change Control
8 8 (10.13%) ETL
9 7 (8.86%) Manual Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Release Management
10 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 6 (7.59%) Scrum
10 6 (7.59%) SDLC
10 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.59%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) Java
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.27%) XPath
10 1 (1.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) ISO 9001
1 11 (13.92%) TickIT
2 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Control-M
2 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) IBM
4 5 (6.33%) BMC
4 5 (6.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Rally
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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