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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 86 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 1.90% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.48% 16.13% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 16
Median daily rate £350 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
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
294 217 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.21% 11.78% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 131 141
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Bolton - 2 £300 -
Stockport - 2 £350 - 3
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (75.00%) C#
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
5 20 (50.00%) MVC
6 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (35.00%) WCF
6 14 (35.00%) jQuery
6 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) Entity Framework
7 13 (32.50%) BDD
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
7 13 (32.50%) TDD
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
10 10 (25.00%) XML
11 9 (22.50%) CSS
11 9 (22.50%) HTML
12 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
13 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.50%) NUnit
14 6 (15.00%) WinForms
14 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
14 6 (15.00%) Windows
14 6 (15.00%) Web Services
14 6 (15.00%) 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 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) NUnit
1 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Moq
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) GoCD
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) MorphX
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.00%) WiX
6 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.50%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) gulp
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
9 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (35.00%) Entity Framework
3 14 (35.00%) jQuery
3 14 (35.00%) WCF
4 10 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) WinForms
9 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (12.50%) SOAP
9 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.00%) WPF
11 3 (7.50%) LINQ
11 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) BDD
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (7.50%) SDLC
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (10.00%) VB6
6 2 (5.00%) Go
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) X++
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Telerik
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter