The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank - 45 42
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.48% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.35% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.81% 11.00% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 32
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £30.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +23.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £24.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.48 £46.09 £35.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) WinForms
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) ClearCase
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (71.43%) SOLID
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Rational Robot
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Avionics
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) Military
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) MVC
7 1 (14.29%) VB6

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) ClearCase
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Robot
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (14.29%) Bower
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
3 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) NuGet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Avionics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ClearCase Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) WinForms
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) SOLID
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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