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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 86 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.47% 6.80% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Median daily rate £361 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £482 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -35.45%
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
189 147 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 9.67% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 84 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Stockport -8 2 £315 -4.90% 2
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (70.59%) .NET
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle
7 10 (29.41%) MVC
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
8 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 6 (17.65%) Software Packaging
11 6 (17.65%) jQuery
11 6 (17.65%) IIS
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (14.71%) Windows
12 5 (14.71%) ERP
12 5 (14.71%) WCF
12 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (14.71%) Scrum
13 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
13 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
13 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
13 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (11.76%) 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Ant
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) MSI
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Toad
3 2 (5.88%) WiX
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.88%) Advertising
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Development Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.65%) jQuery
3 6 (17.65%) Software Packaging
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (14.71%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.82%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (5.88%) Ninject
7 2 (5.88%) SignalR
7 2 (5.88%) WinForms
7 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) ERP
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) BDD
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Test Management
5 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Microservices
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Go
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) VMware