Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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 > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 141 111
Rank change year-on-year +51 -30 -31
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 9 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.74% 1.03% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.89% 6.32% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 9
North East median daily rate £361 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +6.56% -0.41%
10th Percentile £319 £278 £262
90th Percentile £369 £423 £338
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +3.61% -24.55%

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 184 475 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.04% 16.34% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 322 223
North East median daily rate £386 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £275
90th Percentile £586 £500 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 3
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%
10th Percentile £40.30 £26.35 £7.95
90th Percentile £48.66 £32.00 £17.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.12% +3.03%

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
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 19 October 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
Tyne and Wear +54 8 £362 +11.23% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (88.89%) IronPort
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Skype for Business
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Brightmail
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (88.89%) Skype
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared

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 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (88.89%) Skype for Business
2 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Collaboration Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Brightmail
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) IronPort
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle