The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 April 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.35% - 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% - 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £400
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 £43.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +25.00%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 42 66 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 15.35% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +12.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Lancashire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Preston - 1 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft