Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 59 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.93% 1.29% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 9.73% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Lancashire median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +36.75%
10th Percentile £314 £350 £375
90th Percentile £371 £438 £425
North West median daily rate £370 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -2.95% +8.93% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £29.14 -
% change year-on-year +45.85% - -

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 80 113 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.93% 13.23% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 68
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £603 £475 £552
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +33.00%
10th Percentile £36.88 £32.50 £37.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £45.47 £46.09
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +6.70%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -15 3 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle