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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 60 95 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 30 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.30% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.93% 4.68% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £285 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% +0.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £317 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 235 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.10% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 137
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £325 - 1
Bolton - 2 £450 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 36 (69.23%) .NET
2 34 (65.38%) C#
2 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 28 (53.85%) HTML
5 27 (51.92%) MVC
6 26 (50.00%) CSS
6 26 (50.00%) jQuery
7 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET
8 22 (42.31%) Scrum
8 22 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (40.38%) HTML5
10 20 (38.46%) Umbraco
10 20 (38.46%) CMS
11 19 (36.54%) Data Modelling
12 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (26.92%) SQL
15 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
16 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
17 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
17 7 (13.46%) JIRA
17 7 (13.46%) Web Development
18 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
18 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
18 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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 20 (38.46%) CMS
1 20 (38.46%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.77%) Kentico
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
1 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.77%) Power BI
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (5.77%) Appium
3 3 (5.77%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.85%) Advertising
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Umbraco Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (69.23%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) HTML
3 26 (50.00%) CSS
3 26 (50.00%) jQuery
4 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET
5 21 (40.38%) HTML5
6 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
9 3 (5.77%) CSS3
9 3 (5.77%) MDX
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
10 2 (3.85%) JSON
10 2 (3.85%) WPF
10 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) CentOS
2 1 (1.92%) Fedora
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) MVC
3 22 (42.31%) Scrum
4 19 (36.54%) Data Modelling
5 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.46%) Web Development
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) BDD
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) ETL
9 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) System Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) Korn
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.92%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.92%) Nintex
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow