The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 12 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 4 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.26% 8.56% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £343 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £460 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £343
% change year-on-year -3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22 24 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 12.43% 12.83% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 19
Median daily rate £406 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Suffolk

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £369 -9.23% 1
Ipswich -8 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
4 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) LINQ
5 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (36.84%) MSBuild
6 7 (36.84%) Release Management
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (26.32%) JSON
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) IIS
8 5 (26.32%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MSBuild
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Release Manager
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
2 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) LINQ
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
10 1 (5.26%) WCF
10 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Release Management
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP