The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.85% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 30.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.04% 12.64% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 13
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £219 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Merseyside region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Team Foundation Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) XQuery
1 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (100.00%) XPath
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) Release Management
2 9 (90.00%) MSMQ
2 9 (90.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 8 (80.00%) OO
3 8 (80.00%) SOA
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (90.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) MSMQ
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Release Management
1 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (80.00%) OOP
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) XQuery
1 10 (100.00%) XPath
2 9 (90.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft