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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 -  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.65% 2.02% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +25.00%  

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 28 7 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 11.52% 7.07% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 2
Median daily rate £433 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +22.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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
County Antrim -29 4 - -
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SAML
3 3 (60.00%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) SAML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL