The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 30 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 30 24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.46% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 4.96% 3.67% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +21.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Riak
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) GoCD
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) SAML
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Go
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Mesos
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) rkt
1 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) New Relic
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware