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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 15 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.68% - 1.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
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
16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.82% 9.68% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £325 £285 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £433 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £329 - 1
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) SOA
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Release Management
6 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (26.67%) LINQ
8 4 (26.67%) WinForms
8 4 (26.67%) Migration

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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) NSubstitute
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Environment Manager
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) LINQ
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (20.00%) AutoMapper
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) StructureMap
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (13.33%) WF
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Release Management
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) CQRS
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) OOD
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) DevExpress