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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 84 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 7.81% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£321 £275 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £380 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
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
180 128 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.92% 9.19% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Altrincham - 4 - -
Bolton - 2 £231 -
Stockport - 1 £350 - 3
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (62.96%) .NET
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
6 10 (37.04%) WCF
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
9 7 (25.93%) LINQ
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) Retail
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
12 4 (14.81%) WiX
12 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) OLAP
12 4 (14.81%) CSS
12 4 (14.81%) Web Services
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (14.81%) ISEB
12 4 (14.81%) MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) OLAP
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) WiX
2 4 (14.81%) JMeter
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.41%) MSTest
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (7.41%) Toad
5 1 (3.70%) MSI
5 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
6 7 (25.93%) LINQ
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 3 (11.11%) WPF
9 3 (11.11%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
10 2 (7.41%) HTML
10 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
1 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 3 (11.11%) Workflow
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) SOA
2 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (7.41%) Test Management
3 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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