Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 111 120
Rank change year-on-year -52 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 77 186 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.93% 1.91% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.94% 12.93% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 112 67
Midlands median daily rate £373 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £301 £254
90th Percentile £499 £536 £418
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% -17.82%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1297 1438 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.73% 14.74% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 834 449
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £290 £180
90th Percentile £530 £512 £476
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 35
Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £32.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +3.37% -16.16%
10th Percentile £14.61 £11.50 £18.20
90th Percentile £52.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands -44 47 £375 -3.54% 12
East Midlands -33 30 £335 -8.84% 10
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 34 (44.16%) C#
1 34 (44.16%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
5 23 (29.87%) SQL
6 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 18 (23.38%) MVC
9 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.78%) CSS
10 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 13 (16.88%) JIRA
12 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (14.29%) Windows
14 10 (12.99%) CRM
14 10 (12.99%) Finance
14 10 (12.99%) RESTful
14 10 (12.99%) SDLC
15 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (11.69%) jQuery
15 9 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
16 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
16 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
16 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (9.09%) HTML5

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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.90%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) CICS
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.19%) Acrobat
3 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.19%) RoboHelp
3 4 (5.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.30%) npm
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (3.90%) Power BI
6 3 (3.90%) PowerPivot
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.30%) DB2
8 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) JIRA
3 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (7.79%) Subversion
5 5 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.49%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) NuGet
7 2 (2.60%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.60%) Gradle
7 2 (2.60%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.30%) JMeter
8 1 (1.30%) jspm
8 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Senior Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Author
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Server Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.19%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.16%) .NET
2 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
2 16 (20.78%) CSS
3 15 (19.48%) HTML
4 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (12.99%) RESTful
6 9 (11.69%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.09%) HTML5
8 7 (9.09%) Web Services
9 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.49%) WCF
11 4 (5.19%) Aurelia
11 4 (5.19%) CSS3
11 4 (5.19%) XML
12 3 (3.90%) Core Data
12 3 (3.90%) MSMQ
12 3 (3.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) MVC
3 10 (12.99%) CRM
3 10 (12.99%) SDLC
4 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (9.09%) DevOps
4 7 (9.09%) ETL
5 6 (7.79%) Scrum
5 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Data Management
6 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.19%) Complex ETL
7 4 (5.19%) Content Management
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.19%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.90%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) ES6
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) COBOL
10 1 (1.30%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
1 4 (5.19%) VirtualBox
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.19%) Ansible
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Tableau
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.90%) RedGate
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.30%) Altova
8 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) SAP