The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.00% 3.50% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.47% 25.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £225 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -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 Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
34 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.89% 13.99% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 7
Median daily rate £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £404 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Staffordshire region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 7 £225 -
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) TypeScript
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (50.00%) AutoMapper
5 7 (50.00%) System Testing
5 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) StructureMap
6 6 (42.86%) Workflow
6 6 (42.86%) NHS
7 5 (35.71%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
9 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Test Automation

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) RSpec
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (7.14%) FogBugz
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 8 (57.14%) LINQ
3 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (50.00%) AutoMapper
4 7 (50.00%) StructureMap
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) System Testing
2 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 8 (57.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft