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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 69 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.01% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.89% 10.94% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £316 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
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
166 192 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.67% 9.21% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 123 105
Average daily rate £395 £290 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 14 £368 +13.07% 3
Coventry +6 6 £425 - 2
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (56.00%) .NET
4 27 (36.00%) C#
5 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 24 (32.00%) SQL
7 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (24.00%) WCF
9 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
11 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.00%) Web Services
11 15 (20.00%) Python
11 15 (20.00%) Ruby
12 14 (18.67%) Windows
13 13 (17.33%) UML
13 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
13 13 (17.33%) HTML
13 13 (17.33%) Java
13 13 (17.33%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
13 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
15 11 (14.67%) CSS
15 11 (14.67%) Web Development
15 11 (14.67%) Scrum

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (17.33%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMTP
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (9.33%) SSDT
9 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.67%) OLAP
12 1 (1.33%) QlikView
12 1 (1.33%) MS Access
12 1 (1.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.67%) MSBuild
2 8 (10.67%) NUnit
3 7 (9.33%) SpecFlow
4 6 (8.00%) StyleCop
4 6 (8.00%) MSTest
4 6 (8.00%) NDepend
4 6 (8.00%) NCover
4 6 (8.00%) ReSharper
4 6 (8.00%) Subversion
5 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) FxCop
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) CRM Architect
8 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.00%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) WCF
3 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
4 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (20.00%) Web Services
6 13 (17.33%) HTML
7 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (14.67%) CSS
9 9 (12.00%) XML
10 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 6 (8.00%) jQuery
12 3 (4.00%) SOAP
13 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.67%) XSLT
13 2 (2.67%) MDX
14 1 (1.33%) Ajax
14 1 (1.33%) Silverlight
14 1 (1.33%) LINQ
14 1 (1.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.67%) NHS
5 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.33%) Physics
5 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.33%) UNIX
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.33%) UML
3 11 (14.67%) Web Development
3 11 (14.67%) Scrum
4 10 (13.33%) Workflow
4 10 (13.33%) CRM
5 8 (10.67%) OO
5 8 (10.67%) MVC
5 8 (10.67%) Migration
5 8 (10.67%) TDD
6 7 (9.33%) Kanban
7 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (8.00%) BDD
7 6 (8.00%) ATDD
7 6 (8.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 6 (8.00%) SOA
7 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) SQL
3 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.00%) Python
3 15 (20.00%) Ruby
4 13 (17.33%) Java
4 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) HP
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.67%) Perforce
3 1 (1.33%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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