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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 80 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 56 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 1.10% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.73% 11.86% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
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
440 253 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 9.29% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 154 115
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +4 16 £338 +3.84% 2
Birmingham +2 13 £375 +3.44% 7
Staffordshire - 7 £338 -
Solihull - 4 £338 -
Kingswinford - 3 £310 -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (50.47%) SQL
1 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 53 (49.53%) .NET
3 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
3 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (37.38%) Windows
5 29 (27.10%) Web Services
5 29 (27.10%) C#
6 28 (26.17%) REST
7 27 (25.23%) SOAP
8 25 (23.36%) Migration
8 25 (23.36%) RESTful
9 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (20.56%) DataPower
10 22 (20.56%) Unix
10 22 (20.56%) Middleware
10 22 (20.56%) IBM
11 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
11 18 (16.82%) VB.NET
12 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
13 16 (14.95%) WinForms
13 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
15 14 (13.08%) VB6
15 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
15 14 (13.08%) T-SQL
15 14 (13.08%) VB
15 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.87%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) IaaS
2 7 (6.54%) Office 365
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.61%) JIRA
5 6 (5.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.80%) Selenium
7 2 (1.87%) FxCop
7 2 (1.87%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.87%) Subversion
8 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Moq
8 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Billing
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.10%) Consultant
4 22 (20.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 18 (16.82%) VB.NET Developer
6 13 (12.15%) SQL Developer
6 13 (12.15%) WinForms Developer
7 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (7.48%) SSRS Developer
9 7 (6.54%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) SSAS Developer
9 7 (6.54%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Configuration Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Release and Configuration Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Release Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.53%) .NET
2 29 (27.10%) Web Services
3 28 (26.17%) REST
4 27 (25.23%) SOAP
5 25 (23.36%) RESTful
6 22 (20.56%) Middleware
7 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.95%) WinForms
9 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.15%) WCF
11 11 (10.28%) Entity Framework
12 10 (9.35%) XML
13 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (7.48%) XSD
14 7 (6.54%) XSLT
15 5 (4.67%) CSS
15 5 (4.67%) HTML
15 5 (4.67%) jQuery
15 5 (4.67%) LINQ
16 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.56%) DataPower
3 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.67%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.80%) Data Conversion
4 3 (2.80%) NHS
4 3 (2.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Unix
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Migration
3 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
4 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
5 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.21%) DevOps
6 12 (11.21%) MVC
6 12 (11.21%) SOA
7 11 (10.28%) ETL
7 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.41%) Scrum
8 9 (8.41%) TDD
9 8 (7.48%) Release Management
10 7 (6.54%) SDLC
10 7 (6.54%) UML
11 6 (5.61%) Automation Testing
11 6 (5.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.47%) SQL
2 29 (27.10%) C#
3 18 (16.82%) VB.NET
4 14 (13.08%) T-SQL
4 14 (13.08%) VB
4 14 (13.08%) VB6
5 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.41%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.48%) Java
8 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.80%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.61%) TickIT
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (9.35%) SCOM
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.56%) IBM
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.87%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.93%) MKS
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
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