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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 117 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 37 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.63% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.07% 13.76% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 18
Median daily rate £375 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.65% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -16.66%
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
523 487 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 11.83% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 307 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -7 17 £369 +13.46% 13
Cheshire -20 11 £413 +11.48% 4
Lancashire +13 7 £400 -14.43% 2
Merseyside +4 2 £328 - 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 70 (77.78%) .NET
2 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 41 (45.56%) C#
5 40 (44.44%) TDD
6 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
7 33 (36.67%) Java
8 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (33.33%) MVC
10 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
11 28 (31.11%) Windows
11 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
11 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
12 27 (30.00%) DevOps
12 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 27 (30.00%) Code Coverage
13 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
14 23 (25.56%) Visual Studio
14 23 (25.56%) SpecFlow
15 21 (23.33%) TestComplete
15 21 (23.33%) Degree
15 21 (23.33%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (21.11%) SQL
17 18 (20.00%) Finance
18 16 (17.78%) jQuery
19 15 (16.67%) HTML
20 14 (15.56%) CRM
20 14 (15.56%) WCF
21 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
21 13 (14.44%) Dynamics CRM

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 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) IaaS
2 2 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) DNS
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) SSH
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.11%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (25.56%) SpecFlow
1 23 (25.56%) Visual Studio
2 21 (23.33%) TestComplete
3 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.67%) Gradle
6 6 (6.67%) JIRA
7 4 (4.44%) Subversion
7 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.33%) Selenium
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.22%) Ant
9 2 (2.22%) GoCD
9 2 (2.22%) Maven
9 2 (2.22%) MorphX
9 2 (2.22%) NUnit
9 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Advertising
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) Consultant
3 24 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.78%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (17.78%) Integration Consultant
5 14 (15.56%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) CRM Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (4.44%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (77.78%) .NET
2 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (17.78%) jQuery
4 15 (16.67%) HTML
5 14 (15.56%) WCF
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.44%) CSS
7 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.78%) HTML5
10 6 (6.67%) Web Services
10 6 (6.67%) XML
11 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.44%) Ajax
12 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.44%) WPF
13 3 (3.33%) LINQ
13 3 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Replication
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.22%) NHS
2 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.44%) TDD
3 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (33.33%) MVC
5 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
6 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
7 27 (30.00%) Code Coverage
7 27 (30.00%) DevOps
8 21 (23.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (15.56%) CRM
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 9 (10.00%) Scrum
11 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.78%) Web Development
13 6 (6.67%) Migration
14 5 (5.56%) OO
15 4 (4.44%) Database Tuning
15 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
15 4 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.56%) C#
2 33 (36.67%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.44%) C++
7 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.33%) VB
9 2 (2.22%) Go
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) X++
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) CCEA
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Ansible
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (3.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.22%) HP
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Twitter
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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