The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Team Foundation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -44 -  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.23% 3.57% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 76 8 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 23.38% 9.52% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 5 1
Median daily rate £433 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Belfast

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Sumo Logic
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript