The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 79 91 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 0.46% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% 5.38% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.25%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
230 130 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.80% 8.54% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 80 78
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Manchester region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -11 2 £315 -4.90% 3
Bolton - 2 £300 -
Salford -5 1 £350 -18.60%
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) WCF
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) ERP
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (13.33%) CRM
11 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (13.33%) IIS
11 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (13.33%) Git (software)

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Ant
4 2 (6.67%) GoCD
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) MorphX
4 2 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Tester
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) Software Packaging
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.67%) Ninject
6 2 (6.67%) SignalR
6 2 (6.67%) WF
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) ERP
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Test Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Go
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) X++
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.33%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) VMware