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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.71% 1.93% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% 15.91% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £430 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.54% +5.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 41 44 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.68% 12.15% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 8
Median daily rate £400 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +2.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £505 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Data Management
2 14 (40.00%) Master Data Management
3 12 (34.29%) SDLC
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (25.71%) SOAP
6 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.86%) REST
7 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
7 8 (22.86%) Defect Management
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.14%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
10 5 (14.29%) User Stories

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 5 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) OLAP
7 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) JMeter
3 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Digital User Researcher
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) User Researcher
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 8 (22.86%) REST
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
7 3 (8.57%) Marionette.js
7 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) LINQ
8 2 (5.71%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 5 (14.29%) DataPower
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Fedora
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) Data Management
1 14 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 12 (34.29%) SDLC
3 10 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Defect Management
6 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Content Management
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Data Conversion
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
7 5 (14.29%) System Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) SAP