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 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 30 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.45% 0.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.48% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -16.45%
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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
77 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.70% 7.35% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 26
Average daily rate £400 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
4 9 (52.94%) V-Model
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (52.94%) Test Planning
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Eclipse
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) HND
4 9 (52.94%) ISEB
4 9 (52.94%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Sass
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Photoshop

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 3 (17.65%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Web Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) Sass
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) V-Model
2 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
2 9 (52.94%) Test Planning
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 9 (52.94%) HND
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
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