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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 114 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 41 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.40% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.21% 11.01% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 25
Median daily rate £363 £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
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
569 563 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 12.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 363 233
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -16 22 £350 +12.00% 18
Lancashire +19 10 £400 -15.78% 2
Cheshire -2 7 £275 -28.57% 5
Merseyside +7 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 72 (78.26%) .NET
2 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (57.61%) C#
4 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
6 39 (42.39%) TDD
7 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
8 34 (36.96%) MVC
9 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
10 28 (30.43%) Windows
11 27 (29.35%) SQL
12 26 (28.26%) Java
13 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
13 24 (26.09%) .NET Framework
14 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (23.91%) Entity Framework
15 22 (23.91%) DevOps
16 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
17 19 (20.65%) Code Coverage
17 19 (20.65%) Test Automation
17 19 (20.65%) jQuery
18 18 (19.57%) WCF
18 18 (19.57%) HTML
19 17 (18.48%) SpecFlow
20 16 (17.39%) Degree
20 16 (17.39%) TestComplete
20 16 (17.39%) CSS
21 15 (16.30%) XML
21 15 (16.30%) BDD

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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) nginx
3 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) SSH
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.48%) SpecFlow
3 16 (17.39%) TestComplete
4 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.61%) NUnit
7 6 (6.52%) Gradle
7 6 (6.52%) Subversion
7 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
8 5 (5.43%) JIRA
8 5 (5.43%) Rational Robot
9 4 (4.35%) Moq
10 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (3.26%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.17%) GoCD
11 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.17%) WiX
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Advertising
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Developer
2 35 (38.04%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.83%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.65%) Consultant
5 17 (18.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.04%) DevOps Consultant
7 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Integration Consultant
8 10 (10.87%) SQL Developer
9 8 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.61%) CRM Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
13 4 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (4.35%) Analyst
13 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (78.26%) .NET
2 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 22 (23.91%) Entity Framework
5 19 (20.65%) jQuery
6 18 (19.57%) HTML
6 18 (19.57%) WCF
7 16 (17.39%) CSS
8 15 (16.30%) XML
9 14 (15.22%) WinForms
10 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (9.78%) Web Services
11 9 (9.78%) WPF
12 7 (7.61%) HTML5
13 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.43%) XSD
14 5 (5.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (3.26%) Replication
2 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Unix
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) TDD
3 34 (36.96%) MVC
4 23 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (23.91%) DevOps
6 19 (20.65%) Code Coverage
6 19 (20.65%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.30%) BDD
7 15 (16.30%) Continuous Deployment
8 14 (15.22%) Scrum
9 13 (14.13%) CRM
10 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.61%) Web Development
13 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.43%) SOLID
14 4 (4.35%) ERP
14 4 (4.35%) Migration
15 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) C#
2 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.35%) SQL
4 26 (28.26%) Java
5 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
6 12 (13.04%) VB
7 9 (9.78%) VB6
8 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.35%) C++
10 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.17%) Go
11 2 (2.17%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) Python
11 2 (2.17%) Ruby
11 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.17%) X++
12 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.09%) PHP
12 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) ISEB
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) CCEA
4 3 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Citrix
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.09%) Telerik
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
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