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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 27 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.50% 1.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
England

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
5 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.48% 8.11% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £500 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Pega