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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 97 97 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 21 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.85% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.86% 10.75% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
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£338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £384 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +39.53%
Team Foundation Server
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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
237 186 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.86% 7.93% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 106 75
Average daily rate £333 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 18
Average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
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 28 April 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 -5 7 £375 +17.18% 5
West Bromwich - 6 £338 -
Coventry +3 3 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (53.33%) SQL
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (35.00%) C#
5 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (21.67%) SSDT
10 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
11 9 (15.00%) Ruby
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (15.00%) Windows
11 9 (15.00%) Python
11 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.00%) Scrum
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (13.33%) MVC
12 8 (13.33%) NHS
12 8 (13.33%) UML
12 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 7 (11.67%) QA
13 7 (11.67%) WCF
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
13 7 (11.67%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (21.67%) SSDT
6 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.67%) OLAP
10 1 (1.67%) MS Access
10 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Moq
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
3 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Tester
10 1 (1.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.67%) WCF
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.33%) jQuery
5 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (3.33%) Web Services
8 2 (3.33%) CAML
9 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.67%) XSLT
9 1 (1.67%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) NHS
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Scrum
3 8 (13.33%) MVC
3 8 (13.33%) UML
4 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity
4 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.00%) Web Development
5 6 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 4 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) Workflow
7 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.00%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MCTS
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Thunderhead
2 1 (1.67%) Tableau
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
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