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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 84 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.73% 6.25% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate £285 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
327 192 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.80% 13.73% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 149 69
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (52.86%) .NET
3 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.14%) Visual Studio
5 30 (42.86%) SQL
6 27 (38.57%) C#
7 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (27.14%) Oracle
9 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 18 (25.71%) MVC
9 18 (25.71%) jQuery
10 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
10 16 (22.86%) HTML
11 15 (21.43%) Windows
11 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (18.57%) CSS
13 13 (18.57%) CRM
13 13 (18.57%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (18.57%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
14 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
15 10 (14.29%) Finance
15 10 (14.29%) Retail
15 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (18.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (47.14%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (11.43%) Toad
3 8 (11.43%) WiX
4 5 (7.14%) MSI
4 5 (7.14%) MSTest
5 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.29%) NuGet
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Mocha
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
1 10 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.57%) CRM Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Development Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Development Support Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) jQuery
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
4 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.57%) CSS
6 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
6 9 (12.86%) HTML5
7 8 (11.43%) Software Packaging
8 6 (8.57%) WCF
9 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.14%) WinForms
10 4 (5.71%) Ajax
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.29%) Kendo UI
11 3 (4.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) MVC
3 13 (18.57%) CRM
4 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.86%) ETL
7 8 (11.43%) SDLC
7 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Test Management
7 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Workflow
8 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) ERP
9 5 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) C#
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.43%) ISEB
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Telerik