The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 26 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 8 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.09% 1.80% 5.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 17.39% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 15
Median daily rate £413 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +15.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £341
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.22%  
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 Northampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34 23 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 13.13% 10.36% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Northampton

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Northampton

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 3 (18.75%) LINQ
7 3 (18.75%) Boomi
7 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) Power BI
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Architect
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) WPF Developer
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SSIS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) LINQ
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Dell