The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 3 months to 24 June 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 / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.23% 6.07% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 35.71% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 4
Median daily rate £293 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.42% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £411 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 70 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 7.41% 16.99% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 31
Median daily rate £394 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Coventry

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Coventry

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) DataPower
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DataPower
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Content Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 2 (20.00%) Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) IBM