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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.03% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 47.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
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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
19 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.61% 11.81% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £630 £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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) IIS
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) HTTP
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) XQuery
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) XPath
3 9 (75.00%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 8 (66.67%) Release Management
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (66.67%) MSMQ
4 8 (66.67%) MQSeries
5 7 (58.33%) OOP
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (58.33%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (66.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) REST
4 8 (66.67%) MSMQ
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 8 (66.67%) Release Management
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) XQuery
2 9 (75.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft