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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 51 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.68% 2.00% 1.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.78% 13.79% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£467 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.80% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £289 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £299 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -8.18%
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
118 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.74% 14.50% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 20
Average daily rate £408 £336 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% +10.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 +3 2 £450 - 1
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) OLAP
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (88.89%) Dimensional Modelling
1 8 (88.89%) Kimball Methodology
1 8 (88.89%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) OLTP
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) OLAP
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (88.89%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (66.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Dimensional Modelling
1 8 (88.89%) Kimball Methodology
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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