Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 111 116
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 16 80 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.75% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.85% 7.77% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 46 39
Median daily rate £475 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.01% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £378 £341 £310
90th Percentile £540 £531 £478
England median daily rate £435 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -13.58% -5.26% -0.58%

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 330 1,029 828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.52% 22.45% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 647 518
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.85% +26.15%
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +2.35% +1.19%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the West Midlands.

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 2 June 2020. 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
Solihull +5 8 £475 +33.33%
Birmingham +17 4 £475 +26.67% 1
Coventry -2 1 £425 -10.53%
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
3 6 (37.50%) PKI
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) IPsec
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Junos
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (25.00%) Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) BDD

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (12.50%) AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) IPsec
1 6 (37.50%) Junos
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Support
3 4 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Release Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ADO
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (37.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) DevSecOps
5 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Thinking
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) RedGate