The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 94 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 19 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.43% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 15.61% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate £316 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £312 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
178 173 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.43% 9.17% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 93
Average daily rate £295 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Team Foundation Server
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 5 - - 3
Staffordshire - 4 £308 -
Coventry - 3 £425 -
Warwickshire - 2 £301 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 24 (66.67%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (47.22%) SQL
6 16 (44.44%) Windows
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (33.33%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (27.78%) WCF
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (27.78%) MVC
11 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
11 10 (27.78%) HTML
12 9 (25.00%) CSS
12 9 (25.00%) Scrum
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (22.22%) XML
13 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
13 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
14 7 (19.44%) UML
14 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
14 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
15 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (16.67%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) X.500
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.33%) MS Access
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.78%) SQLite
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (8.33%) QUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.78%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.78%) FxCop
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (27.78%) WCF
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) XML
9 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 4 (11.11%) Silverlight
10 4 (11.11%) HTML5
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (11.11%) WinForms
11 3 (8.33%) SOAP
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 3 (8.33%) Ajax
11 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
11 3 (8.33%) JSON
12 2 (5.56%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) W3C
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) UML
5 6 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Workflow
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) OOP
7 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) LotusScript
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.78%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) MIIS
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
3 5 (13.89%) Thunderhead
4 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Kofax
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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