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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 105 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.85% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.30% 22.94% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £207 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £362 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
187 170 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.27% 8.05% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 118
Average daily rate £350 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £213 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.75 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Warwickshire -5 7 £375 +36.36% 1
Coventry +1 6 £500 - 2
Solihull +10 4 - - 1
Birmingham -24 2 £325 -9.72% 3
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (77.27%) C#
1 34 (77.27%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.09%) WCF
7 14 (31.82%) Web Development
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (31.82%) CSS
7 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 12 (27.27%) jQuery
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
9 10 (22.73%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) N-Tier
10 8 (18.18%) UML
10 8 (18.18%) OO
10 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.18%) Ajax
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 8 (18.18%) CSS3
11 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (15.91%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SSDT
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) NUnit
3 6 (13.64%) FxCop
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) NBehave
5 1 (2.27%) Grunt
5 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.27%) Yeoman
5 1 (2.27%) Bower
5 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.27%) Moq
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (6.82%) UI Programmer
4 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
4 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.27%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) WCF
4 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (31.82%) CSS
5 12 (27.27%) jQuery
6 10 (22.73%) Web Services
7 8 (18.18%) Ajax
7 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 8 (18.18%) CSS3
8 7 (15.91%) HTML5
9 6 (13.64%) XSLT
10 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.36%) XSL
11 4 (9.09%) XML
11 4 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (4.55%) SOAP
12 2 (4.55%) JSON
12 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Web Development
3 10 (22.73%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) UML
4 8 (18.18%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Time Management
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow
8 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) MCITP
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Perforce
2 2 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) Dell
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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