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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 90 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 33 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.65% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 25.56% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £186 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
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
209 133 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.22% 6.46% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 103
Average daily rate £375 £323 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £37.10 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Coventry - 10 £525 - 1
Solihull +7 4 £366 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £375 +30.43%
Birmingham -20 3 £373 +3.47% 3
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 49 (83.05%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) C#
3 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
6 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.29%) Web Services
8 20 (33.90%) WCF
9 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (30.51%) HTML
11 17 (28.81%) CSS
11 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
11 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
12 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
12 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (25.42%) Web Development
14 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
14 14 (23.73%) Windows
15 13 (22.03%) OO
15 13 (22.03%) NUnit
15 13 (22.03%) jQuery
16 12 (20.34%) UML
16 12 (20.34%) N-Tier
16 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 11 (18.64%) MVC
18 10 (16.95%) SOA
18 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
18 10 (16.95%) CRM
18 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
18 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.17%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SSDT
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 13 (22.03%) NUnit
3 8 (13.56%) MSBuild
3 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
4 6 (10.17%) ReSharper
4 6 (10.17%) NCover
4 6 (10.17%) FxCop
4 6 (10.17%) StyleCop
4 6 (10.17%) MSTest
4 6 (10.17%) NDepend
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.69%) Moq
6 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.69%) NBehave
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.69%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.69%) Bower
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) CRM Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.08%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (3.39%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) .NET
2 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.29%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) WCF
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 17 (28.81%) CSS
8 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
9 13 (22.03%) jQuery
10 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 8 (13.56%) CSS3
12 7 (11.86%) HTML5
12 7 (11.86%) Ajax
13 6 (10.17%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (10.17%) XML
14 5 (8.47%) XSL
14 5 (8.47%) XSLT
15 4 (6.78%) SOAP
16 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) N-Tier
2 6 (10.17%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Web Development
3 13 (22.03%) OO
4 12 (20.34%) UML
5 11 (18.64%) MVC
6 10 (16.95%) SOA
6 10 (16.95%) CRM
7 9 (15.25%) TDD
7 9 (15.25%) Scrum
8 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.56%) Workflow
9 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.86%) BDD
10 6 (10.17%) ATDD
10 6 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.17%) Time Management
11 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) XQuery
7 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) HP
2 2 (3.39%) Perforce
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago