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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 99 79 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 43 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.07% 15.12% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £55.25
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -23.07%
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
474 258 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.04% 10.75% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 162 114
Median daily rate £440 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £445 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.97 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 23 £358 +43.00% 1
Birmingham -17 13 £438 +25.00% 9
Staffordshire - 4 £315 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (58.00%) SQL Server
3 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (54.00%) SQL
5 50 (50.00%) .NET
6 34 (34.00%) C#
7 33 (33.00%) Windows
8 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (23.00%) Configuration Management
10 22 (22.00%) Web Services
10 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 20 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 20 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 19 (19.00%) T-SQL
13 19 (19.00%) ETL
13 19 (19.00%) SharePoint
14 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
14 18 (18.00%) Migration
14 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
15 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (17.00%) REST
16 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.00%) Scrum
16 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.00%) DevOps
17 15 (15.00%) SOAP
17 15 (15.00%) MS Excel

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 19 (19.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.00%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
2 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.00%) Office 365
3 11 (11.00%) IaaS
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.00%) Power BI
8 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.00%) OLAP
9 3 (3.00%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.00%) OLTP
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.00%) PowerPivot
11 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (8.00%) FxCop
4 8 (8.00%) StyleCop
5 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.00%) JIRA
6 6 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 2 (2.00%) Maven
8 2 (2.00%) Mockito
8 2 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.00%) Moq
9 1 (1.00%) NUnit
9 1 (1.00%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.00%) Consultant
4 13 (13.00%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (9.00%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (9.00%) SSRS Developer
6 7 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.00%) SSAS Developer
6 7 (7.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Configuration Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Middleware Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Release Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (22.00%) Web Services
3 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (17.00%) REST
5 15 (15.00%) SOAP
5 15 (15.00%) WCF
6 11 (11.00%) RESTful
7 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.00%) XML
8 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.00%) Middleware
9 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) XSD
9 8 (8.00%) XSLT
10 7 (7.00%) Entity Framework
10 7 (7.00%) jQuery
10 7 (7.00%) MDX
11 6 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (6.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.00%) DataPower
2 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.00%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.00%) Configuration Management
3 21 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (19.00%) ETL
5 18 (18.00%) Migration
6 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.00%) DevOps
7 16 (16.00%) Scrum
8 14 (14.00%) SOA
9 13 (13.00%) TDD
10 12 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 11 (11.00%) CRM
11 11 (11.00%) MVC
12 10 (10.00%) High Availability
13 8 (8.00%) Application Packaging
13 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.00%) Microservices
13 8 (8.00%) Release Management
14 7 (7.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) SQL
2 34 (34.00%) C#
3 20 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 19 (19.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.00%) Java
7 5 (5.00%) XAML
8 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.00%) VB
9 3 (3.00%) VB6
10 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 6 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.00%) TickIT
3 4 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCOM
2 8 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.00%) MOM
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) IBM
3 8 (8.00%) SaltStack
4 7 (7.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) MKS
7 1 (1.00%) Pega
7 1 (1.00%) SAP