Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.75% 2.21% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 15.66% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Lancashire median daily rate £333 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £302 £309 £313
90th Percentile £445 £438 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +21.43% -

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 83 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 24.45% 14.12% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 50 132
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £418 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +3.73% +15.00%
10th Percentile £308 £260 £206
90th Percentile £615 £575 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 17
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £38.50 £37.20 £32.30
90th Percentile £44.00 £46.75 £41.00
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £40.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.08% +1.56% +17.65%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 December 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 -10 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (50.00%) Rational Robot
4 4 (50.00%) VB6
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Rational Robot
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau