The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Staffordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.13% - 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £308 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 5 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.81% 5.26% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 26
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £293 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) WinForms
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) WinRT
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
1 2 (28.57%) DevExpress