The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 2.31% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10 16 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 8.77% 9.25% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £338 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) AutoMapper
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) StructureMap
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) AutoMapper
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) StructureMap
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft