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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 40 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.78% 3.16% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 18.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
84 72 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.37% 17.48% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 9
Average daily rate £308 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 1
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Preston - 5 £300 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 22 (84.62%) Visual Studio
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
5 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
6 15 (57.69%) C#
7 14 (53.85%) .NET
8 11 (42.31%) OLAP
8 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
8 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (42.31%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (42.31%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (42.31%) OLAP Cube
9 10 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
10 9 (34.62%) HTML
10 9 (34.62%) OLTP
10 9 (34.62%) MVC
10 9 (34.62%) HTML5
11 8 (30.77%) Node.js
11 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
12 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (30.77%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (42.31%) OLAP
2 11 (42.31%) OLAP Cube
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) OLTP
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Visual Studio
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (23.08%) ClearCase
4 4 (15.38%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.85%) Bower
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) NuGet
General
1 2 (7.69%) Avionics
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Business Developer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.54%) Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (26.92%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) XSD
4 6 (23.08%) XSLT
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Dimensional Modelling
1 11 (42.31%) Kimball Methodology
2 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 10 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) SOLID
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.85%) B2B
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress