The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.08% 0.66% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 4.76% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£241 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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 Liverpool region.

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.30% 13.91% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £284 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Liverpool region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB