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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 87 82 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 48 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.62% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.88% 15.95% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 9
Median daily rate £338 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
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
441 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 10.17% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 162 129
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 21
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.20 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.24 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +12 18 £350 +7.69% 4
Birmingham -9 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Staffordshire - 6 £320 - 1
Solihull - 4 £338 - 2
Kingswinford - 2 £310 -
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
West Bromwich +1 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
2 60 (55.05%) SQL
3 55 (50.46%) .NET
4 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (46.79%) SQL Server
6 45 (41.28%) Windows
7 34 (31.19%) C#
8 31 (28.44%) Web Services
9 29 (26.61%) REST
10 28 (25.69%) SOAP
11 26 (23.85%) RESTful
12 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (20.18%) DataPower
13 22 (20.18%) Unix
13 22 (20.18%) Middleware
13 22 (20.18%) IBM
13 22 (20.18%) Migration
14 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
14 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
15 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
16 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
17 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
17 16 (14.68%) WCF
17 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
17 16 (14.68%) Windows Server
18 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (13.76%) WinForms

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 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
2 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.17%) IaaS
3 9 (8.26%) Office 365
4 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.92%) MySQL
10 1 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.50%) JIRA
5 6 (5.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.67%) FxCop
6 4 (3.67%) StyleCop
7 3 (2.75%) Selenium
8 2 (1.83%) Subversion
9 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.92%) Moq
9 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.92%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.92%) NUnit
9 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Billing
3 1 (0.92%) Automotive
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) Consultant
3 28 (25.69%) .NET Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Middleware Consultant
5 13 (11.93%) SQL Developer
5 13 (11.93%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (9.17%) WinForms Developer
7 8 (7.34%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (7.34%) SSRS Developer
8 7 (6.42%) SSAS Developer
8 7 (6.42%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Configuration Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Release and Configuration Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Release Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Tester
9 6 (5.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.46%) .NET
2 31 (28.44%) Web Services
3 29 (26.61%) REST
4 28 (25.69%) SOAP
5 26 (23.85%) RESTful
6 22 (20.18%) Middleware
7 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
8 16 (14.68%) WCF
9 15 (13.76%) WinForms
10 13 (11.93%) Entity Framework
11 12 (11.01%) XML
12 10 (9.17%) XSD
13 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (7.34%) XSLT
15 7 (6.42%) HTML
16 6 (5.50%) CSS
16 6 (5.50%) jQuery
16 6 (5.50%) LINQ
17 5 (4.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.18%) DataPower
3 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.59%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.67%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Unix
3 16 (14.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) Migration
3 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
4 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.76%) DevOps
6 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.93%) ETL
6 13 (11.93%) MVC
6 13 (11.93%) SOA
7 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 11 (10.09%) TDD
8 11 (10.09%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.34%) Release Management
10 7 (6.42%) CRM
10 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.42%) SDLC
10 7 (6.42%) UML
11 6 (5.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.05%) SQL
2 34 (31.19%) C#
3 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.93%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.09%) VB
5 11 (10.09%) VB6
6 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.34%) Java
8 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.59%) XAML
9 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.83%) C
11 1 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) ISEB
2 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.50%) TickIT
2 5 (4.59%) QA
3 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) SCOM
2 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.18%) IBM
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle
4 4 (3.67%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.75%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) MKS
6 1 (0.92%) Pega
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