Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 69 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 2.17% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.78% 11.46% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - +7.46%
10th Percentile £303 £324 £388
90th Percentile £398 £503 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 236 288 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.80% 18.93% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 69
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £269 £270 £263
90th Percentile £527 £505 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +5.13% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Redux
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) LINQ
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) QA

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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Redux
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) LESS
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) V-Model
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ES6
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Altova
2 1 (6.25%) DevExpress
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Xamarin