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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / North East
Rank 72 54 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.93% 2.30% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.07% 15.04% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 8
Median daily rate £370 £319 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £380 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 North East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 198 133 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 27.31% 15.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 87 62
Median daily rate £385 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 10 £383 +22.40% 5
Durham -3 2 £300 -14.28% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) REST
10 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (15.00%) Puppet
10 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.00%) Gradle
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
10 3 (15.00%) WPF
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) Maven
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.00%) G Suite
1 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) DocumentDB
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 3 (15.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) MSI
4 1 (5.00%) NMock
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) JPA
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) Behat
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) API Design
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Infor
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