The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 21 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.10% 4.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-15.84% -8.18%
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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 Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.05% 16.85% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Average daily rate £500 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £233 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA