The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.76% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.52% 15.53% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 24
Average daily rate £290 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 11 £295 - 4
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) Sybase
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) MVVM
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Telerik
6 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) XAML
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
4 2 (18.18%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Telerik
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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