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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 42 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% 1.38% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 12.50% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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
58 24 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.71% 11.06% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 41
Average daily rate £350 £305 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 2014. 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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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
Blackburn - 1 £288 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) WPF
1 6 (66.67%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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