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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 64 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.66% 7.58% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 10
Median daily rate £375 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -21.05%

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
223 356 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.58% 18.58% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 140
Median daily rate £375 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £31.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 3 £315 -
Bolton +1 2 £450 +38.46%
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) C#
3 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
6 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
6 25 (53.19%) MVC
7 24 (51.06%) HTML
8 23 (48.94%) CSS
9 21 (44.68%) Scrum
9 21 (44.68%) jQuery
9 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (38.30%) SQL
11 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (29.79%) HTML5
12 14 (29.79%) CMS
12 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
12 14 (29.79%) Umbraco
13 12 (25.53%) TDD
13 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
14 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
14 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
14 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
14 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (21.28%) BDD
16 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
17 8 (17.02%) XML
18 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
18 7 (14.89%) Web Services
18 7 (14.89%) Windows

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 14 (29.79%) CMS
1 14 (29.79%) Umbraco
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Kentico
3 3 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.26%) Power BI
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) MySQL
8 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) NUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Moq
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.26%) WiX
6 1 (2.13%) Ant
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Advertising
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Senior Developer
3 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Umbraco Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
6 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Angular Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
11 2 (4.26%) T-SQL Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 24 (51.06%) HTML
4 23 (48.94%) CSS
5 21 (44.68%) jQuery
6 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (29.79%) HTML5
8 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
9 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
10 8 (17.02%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) WCF
11 7 (14.89%) Web Services
12 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
12 6 (12.77%) WinForms
13 5 (10.64%) SOAP
14 4 (8.51%) WPF
15 3 (6.38%) Ajax
15 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
15 3 (6.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Fedora
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) MVC
3 21 (44.68%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) SDLC
11 4 (8.51%) Web Development
12 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.38%) DevOps
12 3 (6.38%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (6.38%) Validation
12 3 (6.38%) Web Testing
13 2 (4.26%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) VB
5 6 (12.77%) VB6
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.26%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Korn
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
1 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.13%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.13%) Nintex
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow