Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 56 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 1.41% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 10.00% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £302 £300 £313
90th Percentile £445 £348 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +14.09% -
10th Percentile £40.63 £38.48 £37.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £42.50 £37.88
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +14.86% -

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 105 80 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.39% 14.11% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 131
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £305 £229 £205
90th Percentile £587 £575 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £36.99 £37.35 £33.50
90th Percentile £44.35 £51.50 £41.50
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.42% +10.00% +7.14%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

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