The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.09% 1.58% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.89% 11.76% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £335 £463 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.56% +44.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 45 51 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.30% 13.46% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 30
Median daily rate £450 £430 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +27.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Northamptonshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Northampton +1 4 £335 -27.56% 2
Team Foundation Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) NServiceBus
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.14%) ITSM

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (21.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) MSMQ
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (14.29%) Microservices
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago