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 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 73 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.81% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.73% 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
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
181 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.03% 9.49% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 60 59
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) C#
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) WCF
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
8 8 (27.59%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.69%) jQuery
10 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.24%) IIS
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) Retail
11 5 (17.24%) JSON
11 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (13.79%) User Experience
12 4 (13.79%) Ajax
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (13.79%) LINQ
12 4 (13.79%) Subversion
12 4 (13.79%) Scrum

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Toad
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Xcode
5 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.45%) MSTest
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) WCF
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.79%) Ajax
10 4 (13.79%) LINQ
11 3 (10.34%) XSLT
11 3 (10.34%) WSDL
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Test Management
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
2 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Twitter
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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