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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 71 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.52% 6.06% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £275 £279 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.34% +29.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
133 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.39% 10.15% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 74
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.49 £112.50 £29.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.67% +280.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £112.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.50 £174.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
North West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) ISEB
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.79%) OOP
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Environment Manager
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Tester
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 2 (10.53%) EDI
6 2 (10.53%) EDIFACT
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) JSP
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.26%) LINQ
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) OOP
1 3 (15.79%) OO
1 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (15.79%) Test Management
1 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
1 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
2 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
2 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) SEO
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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