The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 89 85 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 51 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.52% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.49% 13.48% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 11
Median daily rate £344 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
- -16.25%
Team Foundation Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
444 267 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.89% 11.25% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 178 137
Median daily rate £425 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -14.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Midlands region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Coventry +13 25 £350 +2.18% 2
Birmingham -17 11 £450 +28.57% 1
Solihull - 4 £338 -
Staffordshire - 4 £320 - 3
Warwickshire -10 2 £325 -7.14% 1
West Bromwich +9 1 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 58 (55.77%) SQL
3 55 (52.88%) SQL Server
4 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (49.04%) .NET
6 39 (37.50%) Windows
7 34 (32.69%) C#
8 29 (27.88%) Web Services
9 24 (23.08%) REST
10 23 (22.12%) SOAP
11 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
11 21 (20.19%) Configuration Management
12 20 (19.23%) Visual Studio
12 20 (19.23%) RESTful
13 19 (18.27%) Migration
13 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
15 17 (16.35%) Middleware
15 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
15 17 (16.35%) IBM
15 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
15 17 (16.35%) DataPower
15 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (16.35%) Windows Server
16 16 (15.38%) WCF
16 16 (15.38%) Unix
17 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (14.42%) SOA

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.96%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
2 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.65%) IaaS
2 9 (8.65%) Office 365
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Network Security
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (52.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.88%) OLAP
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.96%) Datazen
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.96%) MySQL
10 1 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.96%) Power BI
10 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.73%) FxCop
4 7 (6.73%) StyleCop
4 7 (6.73%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.77%) JIRA
5 6 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.88%) Selenium
7 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.92%) JUnit
7 2 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (1.92%) Mockito
7 2 (1.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.96%) Moq
8 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.96%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.96%) NUnit
8 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Billing
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Automotive
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Consultant
3 23 (22.12%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Middleware Consultant
5 14 (13.46%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (8.65%) SSRS Developer
7 9 (8.65%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (6.73%) SSAS Developer
9 7 (6.73%) WinForms Developer
10 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Release and Configuration Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Release Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Tester
10 6 (5.77%) T-SQL Developer
11 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.04%) .NET
2 29 (27.88%) Web Services
3 24 (23.08%) REST
4 23 (22.12%) SOAP
5 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
6 20 (19.23%) RESTful
7 17 (16.35%) Middleware
8 16 (15.38%) WCF
9 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.54%) Entity Framework
10 12 (11.54%) WinForms
10 12 (11.54%) XML
11 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.62%) XSD
12 8 (7.69%) XSLT
13 7 (6.73%) jQuery
13 7 (6.73%) LINQ
13 7 (6.73%) MDX
14 6 (5.77%) HTML
15 5 (4.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (16.35%) DataPower
2 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.81%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.85%) Data Conversion
4 3 (2.88%) NHS
4 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Windows
2 17 (16.35%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) Configuration Management
3 19 (18.27%) Migration
4 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (14.42%) DevOps
4 15 (14.42%) ETL
4 15 (14.42%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.50%) MVC
6 13 (12.50%) Scrum
6 13 (12.50%) TDD
7 11 (10.58%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.62%) CRM
9 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (7.69%) Release Management
11 7 (6.73%) Application Packaging
11 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.73%) High Availability
11 7 (6.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) C#
3 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.65%) Java
6 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.69%) VB
7 8 (7.69%) VB6
8 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.81%) XAML
9 3 (2.88%) C
9 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.77%) TickIT
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) SCOM
2 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.73%) Puppet
3 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) IBM
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 7 (6.73%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.88%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) MKS
5 1 (0.96%) Pega
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
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