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 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 30 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.49% 0.56% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +57.14%
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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
14 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.90% 12.43% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
Average daily rate £445 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) Sybase
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) MVVM
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) XAML
7 2 (22.22%) WinForms
7 2 (22.22%) Telerik
7 2 (22.22%) VB6
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) ISEB
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Hibernate

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) XAML
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik