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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 47 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.72% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 16.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £55.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +70.54%
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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
58 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.62% 10.11% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 18
Average daily rate £350 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -38.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) V-Model
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
2 9 (64.29%) HND
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Validation
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
4 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Photoshop

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) AWS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Designer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) CSS3
1 3 (21.43%) Sass
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) V-Model
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Validation
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (64.29%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft