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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 43 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.96% 0.23% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.76% 1.72% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
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
41 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.86% 13.18% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 34
Median daily rate £390 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £511 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +59.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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 27 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) XSD
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) SOLID
5 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (36.36%) Rational Robot
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Avionics
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) Military

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
3 4 (36.36%) Rational Robot
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (9.09%) Bower
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) gulp
4 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) NuGet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Avionics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) CRM Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) XSD
2 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) SOLID
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) DevExpress