Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 August 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -49 - -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.66% 1.66% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £250 -
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £43.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +0.58% +10.97% -23.27%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 17 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 20.86% 7.05% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 6 4
Northern Ireland median daily rate £435 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.00% -31.03% -3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £177 £273
90th Percentile £556 £425 £392
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.54% +12.72% -

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Northern Ireland

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Northern Ireland

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. 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
County Antrim -47 4 - -
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Sumo Logic
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript