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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 83 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 21 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.75% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.11% 9.83% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
Median daily rate £375 £305 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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
259 346 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.44% 17.77% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 180 148
Median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 2 £315 -
Bolton -2 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 31 (77.50%) C#
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
5 18 (45.00%) MVC
6 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
8 14 (35.00%) HTML
8 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
9 13 (32.50%) CSS
9 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
10 12 (30.00%) BDD
10 12 (30.00%) WCF
10 12 (30.00%) TDD
11 11 (27.50%) jQuery
11 11 (27.50%) Scrum
11 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
12 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (22.50%) XML
14 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (17.50%) Web Services
16 6 (15.00%) VB6
16 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (15.00%) VB
16 6 (15.00%) WinForms

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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Kentico
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Power BI
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.50%) NUnit
3 4 (10.00%) Moq
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) MorphX
4 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.00%) WiX
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.50%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Developer
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
5 12 (30.00%) WCF
6 11 (27.50%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.00%) WinForms
10 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.50%) SOAP
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (10.00%) WPF
12 3 (7.50%) Ajax
12 3 (7.50%) HTML5
12 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
13 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) MVC
3 12 (30.00%) BDD
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Gantt Chart
10 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) VB
4 6 (15.00%) VB6
5 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) X++
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Nintex
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