The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 49 46 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.34% 1.09% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.63% 8.77% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -18.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £343
% change year-on-year -3.44% +5.83%  
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 131 57 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 30.68% 12.47% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 40 34
Median daily rate £424 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £32.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 - £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Essex

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (60.00%) SOLID
4 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (20.00%) SSDT
6 2 (20.00%) Biml
7 1 (10.00%) API Design
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) QlikView
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Biml
3 2 (20.00%) SSDT
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 6 (60.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (10.00%) API Design
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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