Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 58 77
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 2.90% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.32% 16.26% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £334
90th Percentile £425 £500 £460
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% -1.32%

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 269 246 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.05% 17.86% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 151 75
Birmingham median daily rate £407 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £228
90th Percentile £577 £525 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £20.78 £37.50 £24.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £42.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -32.84%

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (23.53%) Core Data
7 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016

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 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) QlikView
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Core Data
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) LESS
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) Redux
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) StructureMap
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (5.88%) CRUD
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Altova
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin