Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 124 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 -39 +11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 31 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 1.11% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.09% 7.36% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 43
Manchester median daily rate £350 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £281 £289 £214
90th Percentile £422 £423 £470
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +21.43% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 509 530 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.33% 15.13% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 370 300
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £268
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bolton -3 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Wigan - 1 £313 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) SQL
4 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (54.84%) MVC
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
7 14 (45.16%) CSS
7 14 (45.16%) HTML
8 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
10 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
10 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
10 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
10 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
11 10 (32.26%) Scrum
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (22.58%) jQuery
13 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 7 (22.58%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (19.35%) Web Services
14 6 (19.35%) WCF
15 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
15 5 (16.13%) Project Management
15 5 (16.13%) WinForms
16 4 (12.90%) CSS3
16 4 (12.90%) NServiceBus

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) NServiceBus
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
7 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.68%) Toad
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Angular Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
5 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) WCF
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (16.13%) WinForms
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (12.90%) CSS3
9 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
9 4 (12.90%) HTML5
9 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
9 4 (12.90%) SignalR
9 4 (12.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Database Security
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow Development
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Nintex
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin