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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 43 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.34% 2.24% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.59% 12.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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
34 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.37% 18.45% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 32
Median daily rate £375 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 4 £325 +4.00%
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) VB6
4 5 (35.71%) Rational Robot
4 5 (35.71%) WinForms
4 5 (35.71%) VB
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Java

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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
2 5 (35.71%) Rational Robot
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
4 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (35.71%) WinForms
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB
3 5 (35.71%) VB6
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce