The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 62 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.77% 0.53% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 4.48% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
154 134 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.42% 11.76% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 63
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -28.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -3 3 £314 +4.58% 2
Cheadle - 1 - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) .NET
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) WCF
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) IIS
8 7 (23.33%) WSDL
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (13.33%) HL7
11 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (13.33%) XSLT
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 4 (13.33%) CRM
12 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) OO
12 3 (10.00%) Oracle
12 3 (10.00%) Migration
12 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.00%) Finance

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) WCF
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) WSDL
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) XSLT
10 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (10.00%) WPF
10 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (6.67%) Ajax
12 1 (3.33%) EDIFACT
12 1 (3.33%) WinForms
12 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) SEO
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) HL7
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
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