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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 82 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 41 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.14% 9.35% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 3
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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
254 214 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.06% 9.26% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £398 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 12
Average hourly rate £34.20 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +0.40%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +7 24 £350 +9.37% 6
West Bromwich - 6 £338 -
Coventry +7 3 £325 - 1
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 36 (52.17%) .NET
3 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 32 (46.38%) SQL
5 29 (42.03%) Scrum
6 28 (40.58%) MVC
7 23 (33.33%) Python
8 22 (31.88%) TDD
9 20 (28.99%) Subversion
9 20 (28.99%) Django
9 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
9 20 (28.99%) C#
9 20 (28.99%) BDD
9 20 (28.99%) Flask
9 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
10 19 (27.54%) Linux
10 19 (27.54%) Debian
10 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (27.54%) Ubuntu
11 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
11 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (23.19%) RESTful
12 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
14 14 (20.29%) SOA
14 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (20.29%) Selenium
15 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (18.84%) SSDT
5 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.90%) MS Access
10 1 (1.45%) OLAP
10 1 (1.45%) QlikView
10 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Subversion
1 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.29%) Selenium
3 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Python Developer
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Python Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Tester
10 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Systems Tester
11 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) Django
2 20 (28.99%) Flask
3 16 (23.19%) RESTful
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
6 4 (5.80%) WCF
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 2 (2.90%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) XSLT
8 2 (2.90%) CAML
9 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.45%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.45%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) NHS
2 6 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
1 19 (27.54%) Debian
1 19 (27.54%) Ubuntu
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Scrum
3 28 (40.58%) MVC
4 22 (31.88%) TDD
5 20 (28.99%) BDD
5 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
6 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
7 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 14 (20.29%) SOA
9 13 (18.84%) Microservices
9 13 (18.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 7 (10.14%) UML
10 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (10.14%) Business Continuity
11 6 (8.70%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Python
3 20 (28.99%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 3 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCTS
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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