Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 15 December 2018 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 > North East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 92 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 +55 -32
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.68% 0.98% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 5.61% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
North East median daily rate £450 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +5.19% +3.85%
10th Percentile £401 £314 £250
90th Percentile £493 £369 £436
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.86 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.58% +3.01%

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 North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 322 214 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.45% 17.40% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 154 305
North East median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -8.54%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £258
90th Percentile £562 £615 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%
10th Percentile £27.58 £39.38 £25.80
90th Percentile £34.53 £48.33 £29.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the North East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the North East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the North East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the North East

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear 0 5 £450 +24.48% 11
Durham -11 3 £390 +11.43%
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) MSTest
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 4 (44.44%) iPaaS
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) API Development
5 4 (44.44%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (44.44%) Reinsurance
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
5 4 (44.44%) OOD
5 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) iPaaS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MSTest
2 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
2 4 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (44.44%) NUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
3 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) OAuth
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) N-Tier
1 4 (44.44%) Reinsurance
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) API Development
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 4 (44.44%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) TMMi
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle