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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 110 135 100
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 54 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 0.44% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.51% 3.98% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 14
Median daily rate £425 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £248 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £474 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
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
469 402 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.86% 10.93% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 242 161
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.48 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Cheshire +18 34 £425 +30.76% 7
Manchester -10 15 £360 -7.69% 11
Lancashire +4 4 £400 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £325 - 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 84 (75.68%) .NET
2 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (50.45%) TDD
3 56 (50.45%) SQL Server
4 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
5 45 (40.54%) SQL
6 42 (37.84%) C#
7 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 36 (32.43%) Windows
9 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 32 (28.83%) Finance
10 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (27.93%) Test Automation
12 29 (26.13%) Code Coverage
12 29 (26.13%) Java
13 25 (22.52%) MVC
13 25 (22.52%) DevOps
14 24 (21.62%) SpecFlow
14 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
14 24 (21.62%) .NET Framework
15 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
15 23 (20.72%) T-SQL
16 22 (19.82%) Degree
16 22 (19.82%) jQuery
16 22 (19.82%) TestComplete
17 19 (17.12%) Oracle
17 19 (17.12%) Entity Framework
18 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
19 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) IIS
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.80%) nginx
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) CICS
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) Node.js
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.90%) SSH
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) SpecFlow
2 22 (19.82%) TestComplete
3 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.21%) JIRA
5 8 (7.21%) TeamCity
6 7 (6.31%) ClearCase
6 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.50%) Gradle
8 4 (3.60%) Rational Robot
8 4 (3.60%) Subversion
9 3 (2.70%) Moq
9 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.80%) gulp
10 2 (1.80%) Maven
10 2 (1.80%) NuGet
10 2 (1.80%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.80%) WiX
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Billing
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Avionics
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) Developer
2 23 (20.72%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Consultant
4 19 (17.12%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.41%) SQL Developer
6 15 (13.51%) DevOps Consultant
6 15 (13.51%) Integration Consultant
7 13 (11.71%) Analyst
7 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (9.01%) SSIS Developer
10 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (8.11%) ETL Developer
11 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (7.21%) T-SQL Developer
12 7 (6.31%) Architect
12 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (75.68%) .NET
2 24 (21.62%) .NET Framework
2 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.82%) jQuery
4 19 (17.12%) Entity Framework
5 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (12.61%) Web Services
7 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (10.81%) CSS
8 11 (9.91%) HTML
9 10 (9.01%) WCF
10 9 (8.11%) WinForms
10 9 (8.11%) WPF
10 9 (8.11%) XML
11 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.31%) HTML5
11 7 (6.31%) XSD
11 7 (6.31%) XSLT
12 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (5.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Replication
2 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.80%) NHS
2 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.90%) PMI
3 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.45%) TDD
3 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (27.93%) Test Automation
6 29 (26.13%) Code Coverage
7 25 (22.52%) DevOps
7 25 (22.52%) MVC
8 14 (12.61%) ETL
9 11 (9.91%) Database Tuning
9 11 (9.91%) High Availability
9 11 (9.91%) Migration
9 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.91%) Web Development
10 9 (8.11%) CRM
11 7 (6.31%) SOLID
11 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.41%) ERP
12 6 (5.41%) Scrum
12 6 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) C#
3 29 (26.13%) Java
4 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.72%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) Go
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) COBOL
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.90%) VB6
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) CCEA
2 7 (6.31%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (5.41%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Citrix
4 2 (1.80%) Apple
4 2 (1.80%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.90%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Rally
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
Knutsford, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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