The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / North West
Rank 102 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 32 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.44% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.31% 8.87% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 22
Median daily rate £375 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -21.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
438 631 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.73% 16.23% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 373 242
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 26 £375 +22.95% 9
Cheshire +12 3 - - 6
Lancashire -3 2 £313 -3.84%
Merseyside 0 1 £375 +50.00% 5
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) SQL Server
3 52 (70.27%) C#
4 39 (52.70%) SQL
4 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET
4 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (48.65%) MVC
6 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
7 31 (41.89%) HTML
8 30 (40.54%) CSS
9 25 (33.78%) jQuery
10 24 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (32.43%) Scrum
10 24 (32.43%) T-SQL
11 23 (31.08%) .NET Framework
12 22 (29.73%) Entity Framework
13 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
14 20 (27.03%) TDD
15 17 (22.97%) XML
15 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
16 16 (21.62%) Windows
16 16 (21.62%) Web Services
16 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (21.62%) HTML5
16 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (20.27%) CMS
18 14 (18.92%) WinForms
18 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (18.92%) VB
18 14 (18.92%) Umbraco

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.27%) CMS
2 14 (18.92%) Umbraco
3 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) Kentico
5 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) IaaS
2 2 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (71.62%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.70%) MySQL
11 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.70%) Power BI
11 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.35%) OLAP
12 1 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) ClearCase
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) NUnit
2 5 (6.76%) Rational Robot
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.41%) Moq
4 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.70%) Gradle
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.70%) WiX
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Advertising
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (83.78%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 14 (18.92%) SQL Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Umbraco Developer
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Administrator
9 5 (6.76%) DBA
9 5 (6.76%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.76%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Manual Test Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET
3 31 (41.89%) HTML
4 30 (40.54%) CSS
5 25 (33.78%) jQuery
6 23 (31.08%) .NET Framework
7 22 (29.73%) Entity Framework
8 17 (22.97%) XML
9 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (21.62%) HTML5
9 16 (21.62%) Web Services
10 14 (18.92%) WinForms
11 13 (17.57%) WCF
12 10 (13.51%) WPF
13 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
15 6 (8.11%) Ajax
15 6 (8.11%) XSD
16 5 (6.76%) SOAP
16 5 (6.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Fintech
3 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Fedora
6 1 (1.35%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) MVC
3 24 (32.43%) Scrum
4 20 (27.03%) TDD
5 12 (16.22%) BDD
5 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) High Availability
8 8 (10.81%) ETL
9 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.46%) SDLC
10 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.11%) UML
11 5 (6.76%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (6.76%) SOLID
11 5 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) C#
2 39 (52.70%) SQL
3 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 24 (32.43%) T-SQL
5 14 (18.92%) VB
6 11 (14.86%) VB6
7 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.41%) C++
8 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.70%) Java
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Python
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) ISEB
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
1 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.35%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.35%) Nintex
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow