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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 106 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 54 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.24% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.79% 9.62% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 9
Average daily rate £325 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
614 416 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.17% 12.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 275 122
Average daily rate £354 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +17 24 £325 +8.24% 12
Manchester -8 21 £285 -3.38% 16
Lancashire -10 7 £300 -25.00% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 89 (61.81%) SQL Server
2 75 (52.08%) .NET
3 71 (49.31%) SQL
4 60 (41.67%) C#
4 60 (41.67%) Visual Studio
5 56 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (28.47%) T-SQL
8 39 (27.08%) MVC
9 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
10 33 (22.92%) ASP.NET
10 33 (22.92%) jQuery
11 29 (20.14%) HTML
12 28 (19.44%) TDD
12 28 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (18.75%) Windows
13 27 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (18.75%) Entity Framework
14 26 (18.06%) Oracle
15 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (17.36%) .NET Framework
16 24 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (16.67%) Finance
17 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
19 20 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
19 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
19 20 (13.89%) HTML5
20 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.33%) Node.js
3 7 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.86%) IIS
4 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) CICS
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (9.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (61.81%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (13.19%) Oracle Database
6 19 (13.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.64%) OLAP
8 11 (7.64%) OLAP Cube
8 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (6.25%) OLTP
10 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.69%) DB2
12 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (5.56%) Toad
3 8 (5.56%) WiX
4 7 (4.86%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.17%) MSTest
6 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.47%) MSI
7 4 (2.78%) JIRA
7 4 (2.78%) NuGet
7 4 (2.78%) Rational Robot
7 4 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.08%) Bower
8 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.08%) gulp
8 3 (2.08%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.08%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.39%) Maven
9 2 (1.39%) Moq
9 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Avionics
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (54.17%) Developer
2 34 (23.61%) Analyst
3 31 (21.53%) .NET Developer
4 22 (15.28%) C# Developer
4 22 (15.28%) Test Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Release Manager
9 8 (5.56%) CRM Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Business Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (52.08%) .NET
2 33 (22.92%) ASP.NET
2 33 (22.92%) jQuery
3 29 (20.14%) HTML
4 27 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 25 (17.36%) .NET Framework
6 20 (13.89%) HTML5
7 17 (11.81%) CSS
8 16 (11.11%) Web Services
9 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
9 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (8.33%) XML
11 11 (7.64%) WinForms
12 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 9 (6.25%) WCF
13 8 (5.56%) Ajax
13 8 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.56%) Software Packaging
14 7 (4.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Replication
2 5 (3.47%) Statistics
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) Linux
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.08%) MVC
3 28 (19.44%) TDD
4 17 (11.81%) CRM
4 17 (11.81%) Waterfall
5 16 (11.11%) ETL
6 14 (9.72%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.03%) Software Testing
8 12 (8.33%) Migration
8 12 (8.33%) SDLC
9 11 (7.64%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.64%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (6.94%) Front End Development
10 10 (6.94%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.94%) Workflow
11 9 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.31%) SQL
2 60 (41.67%) C#
3 41 (28.47%) T-SQL
4 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.08%) Java
6 3 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.69%) COBOL
8 1 (0.69%) LINC
8 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.72%) ISTQB
4 12 (8.33%) ISEB
5 7 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.78%) Degree
7 3 (2.08%) CCEA
7 3 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.08%) SCOM
3 2 (1.39%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 56 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.06%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Citrix
3 3 (2.08%) IBM
4 2 (1.39%) Unisys
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.69%) HP
5 1 (0.69%) Rally
5 1 (0.69%) Telerik
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