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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 80 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 39 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.11% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.77% 12.21% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 7
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£350 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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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
264 213 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.21% 9.09% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 120 69
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 11
Average hourly rate £30.60 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +7 20 £350 +8.52% 13
Coventry +17 9 £310 -31.11% 3
Warwickshire 0 5 £350 -8.19%
West Bromwich - 1 £363 -
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 1
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
3 36 (49.32%) .NET
4 33 (45.21%) SQL
5 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
5 32 (43.84%) Scrum
6 26 (35.62%) MVC
7 23 (31.51%) C#
8 22 (30.14%) TDD
9 20 (27.40%) Subversion
9 20 (27.40%) Django
9 20 (27.40%) Python
9 20 (27.40%) BDD
9 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.40%) Flask
9 20 (27.40%) Mentoring
10 19 (26.03%) Linux
10 19 (26.03%) Ubuntu
10 19 (26.03%) Debian
10 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (23.29%) TOGAF
11 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
12 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (21.92%) RESTful
13 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
14 14 (19.18%) Selenium
15 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (17.81%) SOA
15 13 (17.81%) SSDT
15 13 (17.81%) Microservices

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) SPSS
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (17.81%) SSDT
4 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.74%) MS Access
10 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.37%) OLAP
10 1 (1.37%) QlikView
10 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Subversion
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.18%) Selenium
3 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Python Developer
3 12 (16.44%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Python Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Business Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Tester
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) Django
2 20 (27.40%) Flask
3 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.92%) RESTful
5 6 (8.22%) jQuery
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) HTML
6 4 (5.48%) WCF
7 3 (4.11%) XSLT
7 3 (4.11%) WinForms
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.74%) CAML
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.74%) XML
9 1 (1.37%) MDX
9 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.37%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
1 19 (26.03%) Debian
1 19 (26.03%) Ubuntu
2 10 (13.70%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Scrum
3 26 (35.62%) MVC
4 22 (30.14%) TDD
5 20 (27.40%) BDD
5 20 (27.40%) Mentoring
6 17 (23.29%) TOGAF
7 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
9 13 (17.81%) SOA
9 13 (17.81%) Microservices
9 13 (17.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (9.59%) UML
10 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
11 6 (8.22%) Process Management
11 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.22%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) SQL
2 23 (31.51%) C#
3 20 (27.40%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) PMP
1 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
1 5 (6.85%) ISEB
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCTS
4 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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