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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 37 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.00% 1.20% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 18.18% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
66 11 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.67% 6.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 44
Average daily rate £400 £330 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) V-Model
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
4 6 (46.15%) HND
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Validation
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Sybase
5 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (23.08%) MVVM

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Toad
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) V-Model
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (46.15%) HND
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
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