The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 58 41
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.88% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.55% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £375 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -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 Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 132 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.81% 19.27% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 88 36
Median daily rate £340 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Puppet
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) WSUS

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) EDMS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
3 1 (7.14%) NMock
3 1 (7.14%) WiX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Architect
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Development Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Development Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead C# Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas