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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 77 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 39 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.91% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.23% 11.52% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 12
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£350 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £311 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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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
256 191 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.68% 7.89% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 114 98
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 10
Average hourly rate £31.97 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +18 19 £350 +3.62% 6
Coventry +16 10 £250 -44.44% 3
Warwickshire +5 5 £350 -8.19%
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 1
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (60.00%) .NET
4 32 (53.33%) Scrum
5 23 (38.33%) MVC
5 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 22 (36.67%) TDD
7 21 (35.00%) C#
8 20 (33.33%) Python
8 20 (33.33%) Subversion
8 20 (33.33%) Django
8 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 20 (33.33%) BDD
8 20 (33.33%) Flask
8 20 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 19 (31.67%) Ubuntu
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
9 19 (31.67%) Debian
9 19 (31.67%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 16 (26.67%) RESTful
10 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 14 (23.33%) Selenium
13 13 (21.67%) SOA
13 13 (21.67%) Microservices
13 13 (21.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
15 10 (16.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (11.67%) SSDT
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Subversion
1 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.33%) Selenium
3 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.67%) Moq
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Python Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Business Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (33.33%) Django
2 20 (33.33%) Flask
3 16 (26.67%) RESTful
3 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.00%) jQuery
5 5 (8.33%) CSS
5 5 (8.33%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) HTML
5 5 (8.33%) WCF
6 4 (6.67%) WinForms
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.33%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) XSLT
7 2 (3.33%) CAML
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.67%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
1 19 (31.67%) Debian
1 19 (31.67%) Ubuntu
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) Scrum
3 23 (38.33%) MVC
4 22 (36.67%) TDD
5 20 (33.33%) BDD
5 20 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (21.67%) SOA
8 13 (21.67%) Microservices
8 13 (21.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
10 6 (10.00%) Process Management
11 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) C#
3 20 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
1 5 (8.33%) PMP
1 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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