Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 85 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 1.07% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.11% 6.77% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.37% -20.13%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £203
90th Percentile £464 £425 £543
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.50 - -

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 239 251 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.13% 15.84% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 168 141
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £274
90th Percentile £560 £554 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £441 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +6.91% +5.10% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £25.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £33.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +46.97% +40.43% -21.67%

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 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 6 (35.29%) Legal
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Swagger
5 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) Serverless
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Functions
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Debt

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%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) EPiServer
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Azure Functions
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (35.29%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Backend Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) OAuth
3 2 (11.76%) OpenID
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Swagger
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Debt
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper