Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.82% 1.01% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 7.32% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +32.08% -17.19%
10th Percentile £279 £316 £249
90th Percentile £406 £420 £278
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 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 107 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.93% 13.76% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 54 31
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +10.61% -4.35%
10th Percentile £256 £291 £193
90th Percentile £488 £554 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%

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

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 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
Southport +5 1 £263 -32.26%
Liverpool +4 1 - - 3
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft