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 June 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)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 12 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.11% 1.49% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.58% 6.73% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 19
Median daily rate £315 £413 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.63% +23.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £463 £420
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 £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 262 327 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.21% 22.18% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 231 194
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 10 (29.41%) Kanban
8 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
8 9 (26.47%) MSTest
8 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
12 4 (11.76%) Sitecore
12 4 (11.76%) Test Management
12 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 4 (11.76%) SQL
12 4 (11.76%) HTML
12 4 (11.76%) CSS
12 4 (11.76%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) XML

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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 (26.47%) SharePoint
1 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 9 (26.47%) MSTest
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
5 3 (8.82%) Appium
5 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.88%) Gatling
6 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Tester
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) JSON
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
1 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Kanban
4 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
4 9 (26.47%) MVC
4 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.88%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) HP