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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / North West
Rank 91 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 36 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.49% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.93% 9.12% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -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
454 614 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.46% 16.32% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 374 282
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £44.15 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +29 31 £375 +27.11% 13
Lancashire +9 2 £313 +4.16% 1
Cheshire -3 2 £370 +13.84% 5
Merseyside - 1 £375 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 57 (75.00%) .NET
2 55 (72.37%) C#
3 54 (71.05%) SQL Server
4 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (52.63%) MVC
5 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 37 (48.68%) HTML
7 36 (47.37%) CSS
8 32 (42.11%) SQL
9 31 (40.79%) jQuery
10 28 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (36.84%) Scrum
11 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (30.26%) HTML5
13 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
14 21 (27.63%) CMS
14 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
14 21 (27.63%) Entity Framework
15 19 (25.00%) Umbraco
15 19 (25.00%) Data Modelling
16 18 (23.68%) TDD
17 17 (22.37%) T-SQL
18 16 (21.05%) Web Services
19 15 (19.74%) XML
19 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
19 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2014
20 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 13 (17.11%) Windows
22 12 (15.79%) Finance

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 21 (27.63%) CMS
2 19 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) IIS
5 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.95%) Kentico
6 3 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.63%) Confluence
7 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.63%) Power BI
10 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.32%) MySQL
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.58%) NUnit
3 5 (6.58%) Rational Robot
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Moq
5 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.63%) Gradle
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.63%) WiX
7 1 (1.32%) Ant
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.32%) Maven
7 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (85.53%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Senior Developer
4 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Umbraco Developer
5 13 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) DBA
8 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.95%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (75.00%) .NET
2 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 37 (48.68%) HTML
4 36 (47.37%) CSS
5 31 (40.79%) jQuery
6 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (30.26%) HTML5
8 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
9 21 (27.63%) Entity Framework
10 16 (21.05%) Web Services
11 15 (19.74%) XML
12 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (14.47%) WinForms
13 10 (13.16%) WCF
14 9 (11.84%) WPF
15 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
16 6 (7.89%) XSD
17 5 (6.58%) CSS3
17 5 (6.58%) SOAP
17 5 (6.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Fedora
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) MVC
3 28 (36.84%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 18 (23.68%) TDD
6 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.16%) BDD
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.53%) SDLC
10 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 7 (9.21%) High Availability
10 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.21%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.58%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.58%) SOLID
12 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (72.37%) C#
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.11%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.47%) VB
5 11 (14.47%) VB6
6 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.63%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
1 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.32%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.32%) Nintex
4 1 (1.32%) Perforce
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
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