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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 107 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 57 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 1.38% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.45% 12.18% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 19
Median daily rate £394 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.14 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £55.25
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -23.07%
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
498 427 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.44% 11.31% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 254 174
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 24 £369 +13.46% 6
Cheshire -17 20 £425 +16.43% 9
Lancashire - 11 £400 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £328 - 3
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 83 (76.85%) .NET
2 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
4 50 (46.30%) SQL Server
5 49 (45.37%) TDD
6 44 (40.74%) C#
7 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (31.48%) Test Automation
8 34 (31.48%) Java
8 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
9 33 (30.56%) Software Engineering
10 32 (29.63%) Code Coverage
11 31 (28.70%) Windows
12 29 (26.85%) DevOps
13 28 (25.93%) MVC
14 27 (25.00%) Finance
14 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 26 (24.07%) SQL
15 26 (24.07%) SpecFlow
16 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET
17 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
17 24 (22.22%) Degree
17 24 (22.22%) TestComplete
18 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
19 18 (16.67%) jQuery
20 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (12.96%) Entity Framework
21 14 (12.96%) HTML
21 14 (12.96%) CRM
22 13 (12.04%) T-SQL

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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) IaaS
2 2 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) DNS
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) SSH
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.93%) DB2
10 1 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) SpecFlow
2 24 (22.22%) TestComplete
2 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.19%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.48%) JIRA
7 6 (5.56%) Gradle
8 5 (4.63%) Subversion
9 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.85%) Ant
10 2 (1.85%) GoCD
10 2 (1.85%) Maven
10 2 (1.85%) MorphX
10 2 (1.85%) NUnit
10 2 (1.85%) Selenium
10 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Billing
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Consultant
3 23 (21.30%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.81%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (14.81%) Integration Consultant
5 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Architect
8 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) CRM Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.63%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (76.85%) .NET
2 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 18 (16.67%) jQuery
5 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (12.96%) Entity Framework
6 14 (12.96%) HTML
7 12 (11.11%) CSS
7 12 (11.11%) WCF
8 10 (9.26%) Web Services
9 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (6.48%) HTML5
10 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.63%) XML
12 3 (2.78%) LINQ
12 3 (2.78%) WPF
13 2 (1.85%) RESTful
13 2 (1.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Replication
2 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.85%) NHS
2 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.93%) PMI
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.37%) TDD
3 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (31.48%) Test Automation
5 33 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 32 (29.63%) Code Coverage
7 29 (26.85%) DevOps
8 28 (25.93%) MVC
9 14 (12.96%) CRM
10 11 (10.19%) Migration
11 10 (9.26%) Web Development
12 9 (8.33%) BDD
12 9 (8.33%) ETL
13 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.41%) Scrum
13 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.48%) Database Tuning
14 7 (6.48%) High Availability
14 7 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.74%) C#
2 34 (31.48%) Java
3 27 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.07%) SQL
5 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) Go
8 2 (1.85%) Perl
8 2 (1.85%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) X++
9 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) COBOL
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) CCEA
2 8 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (6.48%) ISEB
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (56.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Citrix
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Apple
3 2 (1.85%) HP
3 2 (1.85%) Twitter
3 2 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.93%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Rally
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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