Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 71 74
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.22% 1.29% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 8.17% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 12
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £325
90th Percentile £450 £415 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -29.41% -

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

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 276 208 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.71% 15.78% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 153
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% -35.88% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £33.22 £33.00
% change year-on-year -49.16% +0.67% -

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (55.56%) ERP
3 9 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (33.33%) SAP
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) XSLT
7 5 (27.78%) SOA
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) SAP MII
8 4 (22.22%) SaaS
8 4 (22.22%) PaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Serverless
8 4 (22.22%) Azure Functions

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 10 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP MII
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Functions
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Serverless
3 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Junos
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) RSVP
1 2 (11.11%) VLAN
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Power BI
5 2 (11.11%) QlikView
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Development DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Backend Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) XSLT
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) WSDL
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) EDI
8 2 (11.11%) EDIFACT
8 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
8 2 (11.11%) OAuth
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Swagger
9 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) SOLID
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
5 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
1 2 (11.11%) JNCIP
1 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau