The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / North West
Rank 100 101 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 37 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.45% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 10.80% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 21
Median daily rate £375 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% +9.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.22% -  
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 432 537 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.88% 14.07% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 324 259
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the North West

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +37 30 £375 +31.57% 18
Cheshire -6 4 £370 +5.71% 10
Lancashire +21 2 £313 - 1
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 46 (65.71%) .NET
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 44 (62.86%) C#
3 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (51.43%) MVC
4 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
5 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 34 (48.57%) HTML
7 32 (45.71%) CSS
8 29 (41.43%) jQuery
9 26 (37.14%) Scrum
10 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (34.29%) SQL
12 23 (32.86%) HTML5
13 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (28.57%) Umbraco
13 20 (28.57%) Data Modelling
13 20 (28.57%) CMS
14 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
15 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (18.57%) Web Services
18 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
18 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
20 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
20 10 (14.29%) Mentoring

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (28.57%) CMS
1 20 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) Kentico
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
1 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.29%) Power BI
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.43%) Big Data
11 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.43%) MySQL
11 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.43%) OLAP
11 1 (1.43%) OLTP
11 1 (1.43%) QlikView
11 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) Appium
4 3 (4.29%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.86%) Gradle
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.43%) Hudson
6 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Umbraco Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.71%) DBA
7 4 (5.71%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (48.57%) HTML
4 32 (45.71%) CSS
5 29 (41.43%) jQuery
6 23 (32.86%) HTML5
7 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (18.57%) Web Services
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
12 6 (8.57%) CSS3
12 6 (8.57%) REST
12 6 (8.57%) XML
13 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.71%) Ajax
14 4 (5.71%) JSON
15 3 (4.29%) MDX
15 3 (4.29%) SOAP
15 3 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Fedora
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) MVC
3 26 (37.14%) Scrum
4 20 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.29%) SDLC
6 9 (12.86%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) ETL
7 8 (11.43%) Web Development
8 6 (8.57%) High Availability
8 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.71%) BDD
9 4 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.29%) SQL
4 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.71%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.86%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) VB6
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) Korn
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCP
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
1 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.43%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.43%) Nintex
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.43%) Teradata
North West
Synergize Consulting
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