Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.41% 0.86% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.75% 5.78% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.73% -28.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £324
90th Percentile £461 £398 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +10.52% -0.47% +7.14%
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 258 225 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.13% 14.88% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 202
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -32.00% -11.76%
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) ERP
2 10 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) SAP MII
8 4 (20.00%) SaaS
8 4 (20.00%) PaaS
8 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP MII
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Functions
2 4 (20.00%) PaaS
2 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Serverless
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) Power BI
5 2 (10.00%) QlikView
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Development DBA
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 4 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) WSDL
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) EDI
7 2 (10.00%) EDIFACT
7 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
7 2 (10.00%) OAuth
7 2 (10.00%) OpenID
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) Swagger
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) SOLID
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 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
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper