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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 78 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.97% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.48% 10.43% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
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£390 £425 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +52.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £465 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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
147 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 9.28% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stockport -1 2 £331 +54.06% 1
Bolton - 2 £231 -
Salford - 1 £430 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) C#
4 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) WCF
7 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle
10 7 (25.93%) CSS
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) LINQ
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (18.52%) Retail
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (14.81%) ISEB
13 4 (14.81%) MVC
13 4 (14.81%) JMeter
13 4 (14.81%) Scrum
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (14.81%) OLAP
13 4 (14.81%) HTML
13 4 (14.81%) SOA
13 4 (14.81%) MS Excel

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (14.81%) OLAP
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) JMeter
2 4 (14.81%) WiX
3 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.41%) Toad
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) LINQ
6 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) XML
10 2 (7.41%) WinForms
10 2 (7.41%) WPF
10 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
2 4 (14.81%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) DSDM
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) V-Model
4 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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