The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 24 April 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)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 18
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 4.86% 4.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - 25.93% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £388 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.32%  
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 £43.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +25.00%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 27 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 11.49% 18.75% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
Median daily rate £375 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript