The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 68 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 26 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.04% 5.05% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
Team Foundation Server
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
216 218 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.93% 13.89% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 151 181
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 5
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Yorkshire region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the West Yorkshire region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Leeds +5 12 £350 +27.27% 12
Bradford +11 11 £365 -18.88%
Halifax - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Team Foundation Server
Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (53.57%) C#
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
2 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.79%) Web Services
5 15 (26.79%) WCF
6 14 (25.00%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) MVC
7 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
8 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (21.43%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) WinForms
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (12.50%) QA
12 7 (12.50%) jQuery
13 6 (10.71%) JIRA
13 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
14 5 (8.93%) ISEB
14 5 (8.93%) MS Project
14 5 (8.93%) UML
14 5 (8.93%) RUP

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) OLAP
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.57%) NUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.79%) dotCover
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) WebSpeed
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Web Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Web Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.79%) WCF
3 15 (26.79%) Web Services
4 12 (21.43%) XML
5 10 (17.86%) WinForms
6 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (7.14%) HTML
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 3 (5.36%) WPF
9 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.57%) NHibernate
10 2 (3.57%) AppFabric
10 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (1.79%) LINQ
11 1 (1.79%) Spring
11 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Scrum
3 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (8.93%) UML
4 5 (8.93%) RUP
4 5 (8.93%) SOA
4 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.14%) Web Development
5 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.14%) ETL
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) TDD
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.36%) User Stories
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Progress
3 1 (1.79%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) EPiServer