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 3 months to 24 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 1.34% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 8.87% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.83% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £365 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 102 124 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.89% 15.07% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 67
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (32.14%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby
9 6 (21.43%) Scala
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (21.43%) Case Management
10 5 (17.86%) IT Strategy
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (17.86%) User Experience
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.86%) EDRMS
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Head of Development
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Head of Application Development
5 4 (14.29%) Head of Applications
5 4 (14.29%) Head of Support
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.57%) Redux
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Case Management
4 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) Data Management
5 5 (17.86%) ETL
5 5 (17.86%) IT Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Workflow
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Scala
4 3 (10.71%) C
5 1 (3.57%) ES6
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase
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