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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 107 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 52 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.07% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.59% 9.26% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 19
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.14 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.25%
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
491 421 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.93% 11.57% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 251 164
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £37.00 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £42.80 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 -8 24 £425 +18.88% 4
Manchester -5 18 £369 +13.46% 16
Lancashire - 7 £400 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (77.06%) .NET
2 59 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
4 55 (50.46%) TDD
5 52 (47.71%) SQL Server
6 43 (39.45%) C#
7 37 (33.94%) Software Engineering
8 36 (33.03%) SQL
9 35 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (31.19%) Test Automation
10 34 (31.19%) Windows
10 34 (31.19%) MS Excel
11 33 (30.28%) Java
12 32 (29.36%) Code Coverage
13 30 (27.52%) Finance
14 28 (25.69%) DevOps
15 26 (23.85%) SpecFlow
15 26 (23.85%) MVC
16 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
17 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
17 24 (22.02%) TestComplete
17 24 (22.02%) Degree
18 23 (21.10%) .NET Framework
19 20 (18.35%) Visual Studio
19 20 (18.35%) jQuery
20 19 (17.43%) T-SQL
21 17 (15.60%) Entity Framework
22 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
23 13 (11.93%) Oracle
23 13 (11.93%) CSS

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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) nginx
5 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) CICS
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (31.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
2 2 (1.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) DNS
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
2 1 (0.92%) SSH
2 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.83%) MySQL
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) DB2
9 1 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.92%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) SpecFlow
2 24 (22.02%) TestComplete
3 20 (18.35%) Visual Studio
4 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.17%) TeamCity
6 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.42%) JIRA
8 6 (5.50%) Gradle
9 5 (4.59%) Subversion
10 4 (3.67%) ClearCase
10 4 (3.67%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.83%) Ant
11 2 (1.83%) GoCD
11 2 (1.83%) Maven
11 2 (1.83%) Moq
11 2 (1.83%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.83%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.83%) Toad
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Avionics
6 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (48.62%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) Consultant
3 23 (21.10%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.68%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.68%) DevOps Consultant
4 16 (14.68%) Integration Consultant
5 15 (13.76%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) SSIS Developer
8 8 (7.34%) ETL Developer
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Architect
9 7 (6.42%) T-SQL Developer
10 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (77.06%) .NET
2 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.10%) .NET Framework
4 20 (18.35%) jQuery
5 17 (15.60%) Entity Framework
6 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (11.93%) CSS
8 12 (11.01%) HTML
8 12 (11.01%) Web Services
9 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (8.26%) WCF
11 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.42%) XML
12 6 (5.50%) HTML5
12 6 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.50%) WPF
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.59%) WinForms
14 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (3.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Replication
2 3 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.92%) PMI
4 1 (0.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (50.46%) TDD
3 37 (33.94%) Software Engineering
4 35 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (31.19%) Test Automation
6 32 (29.36%) Code Coverage
7 28 (25.69%) DevOps
8 26 (23.85%) MVC
9 13 (11.93%) ETL
10 12 (11.01%) CRM
10 12 (11.01%) Migration
11 10 (9.17%) Database Tuning
11 10 (9.17%) High Availability
11 10 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (9.17%) Web Development
12 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.50%) Scrum
14 6 (5.50%) Software Testing
14 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) C#
2 36 (33.03%) SQL
3 33 (30.28%) Java
4 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.43%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.83%) Go
7 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
7 2 (1.83%) VB
7 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) COBOL
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.92%) VB6
8 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) CCEA
2 8 (7.34%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (5.50%) ISEB
4 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Citrix
4 2 (1.83%) Apple
4 2 (1.83%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) Twitter
4 2 (1.83%) VMware
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.92%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.92%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Rally
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.92%) Telerik
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Volt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + dependent on suitability
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