The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 67 60 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.13% 2.66% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.66% 14.13% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 12
Median daily rate £315 £380 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £346
% change year-on-year -3.44% +4.69%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 254 269 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.64% 18.86% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 203 152
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Leeds

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Leeds

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
4 10 (34.48%) Kanban
5 9 (31.03%) MSTest
5 9 (31.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.34%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) Web Development
11 3 (10.34%) JSON

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
1 9 (31.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) MSTest
3 2 (6.90%) Appium
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.90%) Gatling
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Software Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Kanban
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Test Management
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
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