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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 62 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 0.59% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.98% 5.19% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £305 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £301 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £309 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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
186 135 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.10% 11.30% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 71
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -31.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 3 £413 +37.50% 3
Cheadle - 1 - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) C#
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
5 14 (38.89%) CSS
6 13 (36.11%) WCF
7 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (27.78%) IIS
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) MVC
9 9 (25.00%) XML
10 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) WSDL
10 8 (22.22%) jQuery
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (13.89%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) CRM
12 5 (13.89%) XSLT
12 5 (13.89%) HL7
13 4 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) Migration
14 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (8.33%) Ajax
14 3 (8.33%) Marketing
14 3 (8.33%) Retail
14 3 (8.33%) MS Excel

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) WCF
4 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) Web Services
5 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) XML
7 8 (22.22%) WSDL
7 8 (22.22%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
10 3 (8.33%) WPF
10 3 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.56%) SOAP
11 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
12 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Test Management
4 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.33%) Campaign Management
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) HL7
2 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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