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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 85 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 33 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.87% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.80% 11.66% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 10
Average daily rate
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£368 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
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
223 163 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.65% 7.47% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 95 92
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £217 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £428 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 24
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -3 11 £368 - 7
Staffordshire -10 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (49.25%) .NET
4 30 (44.78%) SQL
4 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) C#
6 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.40%) SSDT
10 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
11 11 (16.42%) Python
11 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.42%) Ruby
11 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
12 10 (14.93%) WCF
12 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
13 9 (13.43%) UML
13 9 (13.43%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) Java
13 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
13 9 (13.43%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (13.43%) Scrum
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) SMTP
1 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (19.40%) SSDT
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.49%) OLAP
9 1 (1.49%) MS Access
9 1 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.49%) NCover
4 1 (1.49%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.49%) MSTest
4 1 (1.49%) NDepend
4 1 (1.49%) Moq
4 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
1 4 (5.97%) Publishing
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.46%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Tester
10 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Systems Tester
11 1 (1.49%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (14.93%) WCF
4 9 (13.43%) HTML
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (11.94%) CSS
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.96%) XML
8 5 (7.46%) jQuery
9 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.48%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) CAML
10 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.49%) REST
11 1 (1.49%) SignalR
11 1 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) NHS
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.97%) Physics
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (5.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) Scrum
2 9 (13.43%) UML
3 8 (11.94%) MVC
3 8 (11.94%) Workflow
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
4 7 (10.45%) TOGAF
4 7 (10.45%) Web Development
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.46%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (7.46%) Kanban
6 5 (7.46%) Data Transformation
7 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.42%) Python
4 11 (16.42%) Ruby
4 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
5 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.43%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.49%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.49%) Tableau
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