The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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)
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 1.06% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 8.48% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 7
Manchester median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
10th Percentile £328 £295 £310
90th Percentile £413 £458 £465
North West median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £29.14 -
% change year-on-year +43.70% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 217 224 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.39% 12.54% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 356 150
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £249 £250 £269
90th Percentile £519 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 2
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Manchester

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 23 (65.71%) jQuery
4 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
5 21 (60.00%) HTML
6 20 (57.14%) CSS
7 18 (51.43%) Data Modelling
7 18 (51.43%) Scrum
7 18 (51.43%) HTML5
8 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (45.71%) Umbraco
10 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (37.14%) CMS
11 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (25.71%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) JIRA
14 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 5 (14.29%) CSS3
15 5 (14.29%) Web Services
16 4 (11.43%) Service Management
16 4 (11.43%) Java
16 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
16 4 (11.43%) Confluence
16 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (45.71%) Umbraco
2 13 (37.14%) CMS
3 4 (11.43%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.71%) Power BI
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Appium
3 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
3 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) Gradle
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Senior Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Umbraco Developer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Designer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) ASP.NET
2 23 (65.71%) jQuery
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) CSS
5 18 (51.43%) HTML5
6 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.29%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
10 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.71%) JSON
10 2 (5.71%) MDX
10 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.71%) WCF
10 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 18 (51.43%) Data Modelling
3 18 (51.43%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) MVVM
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) QA Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow