Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 24 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.14% 3.78% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 24.32% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.48% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £314 £326 £307
90th Percentile £371 £440 £403
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +10.52% -0.47% +7.14%
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 49 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.50% 15.55% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 23
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £290 £283 £283
90th Percentile £388 £470 £371
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - £30.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%

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
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 22 October 2018. 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 -4 5 £350 -9.68% 5
Stafford -2 1 £325 -18.75%
Team Foundation Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Drools
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) RAD
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) RTP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Internet

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Archiva
5 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (16.67%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Release Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Drools
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Core Data
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Release Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin