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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 88 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 1.00% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.37% 11.89% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 12
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£400 £305 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -16.45%
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
187 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.25% 8.37% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 101
Average daily rate £375 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 19
Average hourly rate £30.20 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £32.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 11 £350 - 6
Coventry 0 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -6 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
1 44 (59.46%) .NET
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) C#
3 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.43%) SQL
5 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
6 18 (24.32%) WCF
7 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.62%) Web Services
9 15 (20.27%) Python
9 15 (20.27%) Ruby
10 14 (18.92%) UML
10 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.57%) Java
11 13 (17.57%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (16.22%) HTML
12 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
12 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
13 11 (14.86%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
13 11 (14.86%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (17.57%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (10.81%) SSDT
6 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.70%) OLAP
10 1 (1.35%) MS Access
10 1 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.81%) NUnit
3 7 (9.46%) MSBuild
3 7 (9.46%) SpecFlow
4 6 (8.11%) StyleCop
4 6 (8.11%) MSTest
4 6 (8.11%) NDepend
4 6 (8.11%) ReSharper
4 6 (8.11%) NCover
5 5 (6.76%) Subversion
6 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) FxCop
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.35%) Moq
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) CRM Architect
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (2.70%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.70%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
2 18 (24.32%) WCF
3 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.62%) Web Services
5 12 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (16.22%) HTML
6 10 (13.51%) CSS
7 9 (12.16%) XML
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
10 3 (4.05%) SOAP
10 3 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.70%) XSLT
11 2 (2.70%) MDX
12 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.35%) CAML
12 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.11%) NHS
3 6 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.41%) Physics
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) UML
3 11 (14.86%) Scrum
4 10 (13.51%) CRM
4 10 (13.51%) Workflow
4 10 (13.51%) Web Development
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) OO
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.46%) Kanban
8 6 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (8.11%) BDD
8 6 (8.11%) ATDD
8 6 (8.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 6 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Python
3 15 (20.27%) Ruby
4 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.57%) Java
6 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.35%) HP
3 1 (1.35%) Perforce
3 1 (1.35%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.35%) Tableau
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