Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.89% 1.90% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 40 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.56% 15.24% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -7.26%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £250
90th Percentile £450 £370 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Staffordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 5 £381 -10.29% 1
Stafford +4 2 £400 +14.29%
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Tableau
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) RedGate
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Power BI
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Complex ETL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Power BI
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Business Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) Core Data
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Complex ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Tableau
2 3 (30.00%) RedGate
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin