The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 58 43
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 27 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.80% 2.14% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.64% 20.11% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 42
Median daily rate £346 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.24% -11.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 174 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.49% 10.66% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 118 117
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the East Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £343 +24.54% 1
Northamptonshire +5 9 £413 +5.76%
Derbyshire -6 3 £368 -2.00% 2
Leicestershire -9 1 £277 -16.84% 6
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 43 (72.88%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
3 38 (64.41%) C#
4 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
5 25 (42.37%) Web Services
5 25 (42.37%) WCF
6 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
7 22 (37.29%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (37.29%) MVC
8 18 (30.51%) SQL
8 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
8 18 (30.51%) Entity Framework
9 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (18.64%) Finance
12 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
13 10 (16.95%) TDD
13 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
13 10 (16.95%) MSTest
14 9 (15.25%) WPF
15 8 (13.56%) Scrum
15 8 (13.56%) ITIL
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle
15 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
16 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (11.86%) Web Development

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Boomi
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.47%) Power BI
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.95%) MSTest
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Mockito
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Analyst
5 10 (16.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Architect
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (5.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (72.88%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) WCF
2 25 (42.37%) Web Services
3 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
4 18 (30.51%) Entity Framework
5 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 9 (15.25%) WPF
7 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (10.17%) LINQ
9 5 (8.47%) CSS
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.08%) HTML
10 3 (5.08%) jQuery
10 3 (5.08%) REST
10 3 (5.08%) SOAP
10 3 (5.08%) XML
11 2 (3.39%) CSS3
11 2 (3.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) MVC
2 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) TDD
5 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 8 (13.56%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) Web Development
7 5 (8.47%) Change Management
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) HNC
1 5 (8.47%) HND
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Dell
4 3 (5.08%) Informatica
4 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.08%) Twitter
5 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com