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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.78% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
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
39 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.33% 4.64% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £325 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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
Stafford - 2 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (12.50%) OOD

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 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) FogBugz
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) NSubstitute
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) RSpec
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QlikView Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) Ninject
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP