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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 69 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 55 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.49% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.24% 19.19% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
361 172 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 7.79% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 101 126
Average daily rate £340 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Solihull - 14 £375 -
Coventry -6 7 £455 +7.05% 3
Staffordshire -1 5 £300 - 1
Birmingham -10 4 £375 +7.14% 10
Kingswinford - 3 £310 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (43.18%) .NET
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) SQL
3 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 31 (35.23%) Windows
5 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
6 22 (25.00%) REST
7 21 (23.86%) Unix
7 21 (23.86%) SOAP
7 21 (23.86%) Web Services
7 21 (23.86%) IBM
8 20 (22.73%) Middleware
8 20 (22.73%) DataPower
8 20 (22.73%) RESTful
8 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (19.32%) VB.NET
9 17 (19.32%) Migration
10 16 (18.18%) ITIL
10 16 (18.18%) High Availability
11 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
11 15 (17.05%) UML
11 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
12 14 (15.91%) ISO 9001
12 14 (15.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (15.91%) MS Office
12 14 (15.91%) WinForms
12 14 (15.91%) TickIT
12 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
12 14 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (15.91%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.91%) MS Office
2 14 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) IaaS
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.82%) Office 365
4 3 (3.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Power BI
5 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.14%) QlikView
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) JIRA
1 14 (15.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.27%) FxCop
5 2 (2.27%) Moq
5 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.27%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.14%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (3.41%) Billing
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Consultant
3 24 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 20 (22.73%) Middleware Consultant
5 17 (19.32%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (15.91%) Configuration Engineer
6 14 (15.91%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 14 (15.91%) Release Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
11 5 (5.68%) DevOps Consultant
12 3 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Manual Tester
12 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Tester
13 2 (2.27%) Business Analyst
13 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 22 (25.00%) REST
3 21 (23.86%) SOAP
3 21 (23.86%) Web Services
4 20 (22.73%) Middleware
4 20 (22.73%) RESTful
5 14 (15.91%) WinForms
6 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (3.41%) AutoMapper
8 3 (3.41%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) HTML
8 3 (3.41%) LINQ
8 3 (3.41%) StructureMap
8 3 (3.41%) WCF
8 3 (3.41%) XML
9 2 (2.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (22.73%) DataPower
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
2 3 (3.41%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Unix
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) Migration
3 16 (18.18%) High Availability
3 16 (18.18%) ITIL
4 15 (17.05%) UML
4 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
5 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.91%) V-Model
6 12 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.09%) DevOps
8 7 (7.95%) MVC
9 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (4.55%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.55%) CRM
11 4 (4.55%) OOD
11 4 (4.55%) OOP
12 3 (3.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) VB.NET
3 13 (14.77%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) VB
3 13 (14.77%) VB6
4 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) ISEB
2 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PMP
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) ISO 9001
1 14 (15.91%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) SCOM
2 7 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.68%) Puppet
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) IBM
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.27%) BMC
5 2 (2.27%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.27%) Remedy
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