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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 104 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 44 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.32% 10.87% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -16.25%
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
472 230 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.36% 9.30% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 133 113
Median daily rate £430 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -5 27 £375 +50.00% 2
Birmingham -1 13 £438 +9.37% 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 52 (56.52%) .NET
2 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
4 46 (50.00%) SQL
5 38 (41.30%) C#
6 26 (28.26%) Visual Studio
6 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
7 25 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (25.00%) ETL
9 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
10 21 (22.83%) Windows
11 20 (21.74%) Web Services
11 20 (21.74%) Migration
11 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (19.57%) MVC
13 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
13 18 (19.57%) WCF
13 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
14 17 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
15 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
16 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
17 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
18 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (14.13%) .NET Framework
18 13 (14.13%) Scrum

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 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
2 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.96%) Office 365
3 9 (9.78%) IaaS
4 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.17%) SaaS
7 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Network Security
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (5.43%) Power BI
9 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (3.26%) OLAP
11 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.17%) OLTP
13 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (7.61%) FxCop
4 7 (7.61%) StyleCop
5 6 (6.52%) JIRA
5 6 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (4.35%) Selenium
7 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) JUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Maven
8 2 (2.17%) Mockito
8 2 (2.17%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.17%) Subversion
9 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.09%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.09%) NUnit
9 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Developer
2 24 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SSRS Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Configuration Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Release Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Tester
7 5 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.43%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) .NET
2 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.74%) Web Services
4 18 (19.57%) WCF
5 13 (14.13%) .NET Framework
6 12 (13.04%) REST
6 12 (13.04%) SOAP
6 12 (13.04%) XML
7 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.96%) XSD
7 11 (11.96%) XSLT
8 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (9.78%) CSS
10 8 (8.70%) RESTful
11 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
11 7 (7.61%) jQuery
11 7 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.52%) HTML
12 6 (6.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Conversion
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.26%) DataPower
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.09%) Life Science
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) VMS
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) ETL
3 20 (21.74%) Migration
4 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (19.57%) MVC
5 17 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 10 (10.87%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.87%) SOA
8 10 (10.87%) TDD
9 9 (9.78%) High Availability
9 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.70%) Data Transformation
10 8 (8.70%) DevOps
11 7 (7.61%) API Integration
11 7 (7.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (41.30%) C#
3 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.70%) XAML
7 6 (6.52%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.26%) C
9 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.26%) VB
9 3 (3.26%) VB6
10 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 6 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.52%) TickIT
3 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCOM
2 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) SaltStack
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) MKS
6 1 (1.09%) Pega
6 1 (1.09%) SAP