Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 58 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 +20 -23
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.30% 2.27% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.04% 14.06% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £324 £263 £340
90th Percentile £425 £490 £393
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +2.74%
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 284 192 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.48% 16.16% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 123 100
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £307 £263 £218
90th Percentile £574 £535 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.86% -30.91% -
10th Percentile £22.35 £18.60 £36.88
90th Percentile £42.50 £40.00 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.15% +44.44% -31.30%

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 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) SAP
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) ERP
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 4 (20.00%) Core Data
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System

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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) BGP
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Junos
1 2 (10.00%) MPLS
1 2 (10.00%) RSVP
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (20.00%) QlikView
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (10.00%) Power BI
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Development DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Core Data
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) StructureMap
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.00%) EDI
5 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (10.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (10.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft