Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 154 146
Rank change year-on-year -38 -8 -34
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 27 54 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.95% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 5.42% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 50
North West median daily rate £409 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £299
90th Percentile £531 £475 £438
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
North West median hourly rate - £41.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.47% +21.43%
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +3.61%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,246 996 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.86% 17.49% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 678 634
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 27
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.59% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.00 £33.40 £34.85
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.50 £44.30
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 West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Manchester -26 20 £450 +28.57% 31
Cheshire -10 5 £400 +8.47% 10
Lancashire -24 2 £363 +9.02% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) JSON
8 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (18.52%) Terraform
10 4 (14.81%) Subversion
10 4 (14.81%) MVC
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (11.11%) Ansible
11 3 (11.11%) Docker
11 3 (11.11%) PaaS
11 3 (11.11%) Puppet
11 3 (11.11%) Node.js
11 3 (11.11%) TeamCity

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (7.41%) GitHub
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) HBase
3 2 (7.41%) Power BI
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.41%) GitLab
5 2 (7.41%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.70%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 3 (11.11%) React
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) NumPy
5 2 (7.41%) Pandas
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) SciPy
5 2 (7.41%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Presales
7 2 (7.41%) SOLID
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Terraform
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) Salt
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle