Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 102 123
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 45 117 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.89% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.27% 12.53% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 28
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -15.15%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £180
90th Percentile £538 £450 £425
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% -17.82%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 718 934 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.83% 15.10% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 514 244
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £156
90th Percentile £562 £500 £475
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £19.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham -11 16 £325 -27.78% 7
Staffordshire +15 10 £375 +7.14% 4
Coventry -21 6 £513 +31.41% 1
Warwickshire +7 5 £375 - 1
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (31.11%) C#
5 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.22%) CRM
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (20.00%) JIRA
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
10 6 (13.33%) ETL
10 6 (13.33%) Subversion
10 6 (13.33%) RESTful
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (13.33%) Tableau
10 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.33%) SDLC
11 5 (11.11%) DevOps

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
3 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.89%) Acrobat
3 4 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.89%) RoboHelp
3 4 (8.89%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (6.67%) Power BI
5 3 (6.67%) PowerPivot
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (13.33%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) NuGet
6 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
8 1 (2.22%) JMeter
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Author
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Author
5 4 (8.89%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) HTML5
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Redux
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) LESS
8 2 (4.44%) LINQ
8 2 (4.44%) WCF
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) CRM
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
5 5 (11.11%) DevOps
5 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.89%) Complex ETL
6 4 (8.89%) Content Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Governance
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Task Automation
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) ES6
6 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
1 4 (8.89%) VirtualBox
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Tableau
3 4 (8.89%) Adobe
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.67%) RedGate
5 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.22%) Altova
6 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods