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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.73% - 2.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.84% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £338 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

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
19 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.84% 10.55% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Average daily rate £325 £285 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 -
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Release Management
5 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) NHS

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (25.00%) AutoMapper
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ
3 3 (25.00%) StructureMap
4 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) WF
4 2 (16.67%) WinForms
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) CQRS
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) DevExpress