The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.91% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
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 £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 86 26 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 25.60% 7.88% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 37 34
Median daily rate £411 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.51% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £363 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Merseyside

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Merseyside