Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 +22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 92 45 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 0.94% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 6.24% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 55
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £320 £280 £313
90th Percentile £588 £538 £450
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +3.61%

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 1,077 721 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.95% 15.00% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 473 516
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.85% +16.99%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £281
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +10.00% -4.58%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £36.20 £40.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Coventry +13 25 £450 -12.20% 4
Shropshire -25 22 £441 - 2
Birmingham -4 17 £400 +23.08% 8
Solihull - 7 - - 3
Staffordshire -15 6 £338 -10.00% 11
Herefordshire - 2 £375 -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 56 (60.87%) C#
2 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 46 (50.00%) .NET
4 45 (48.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
6 34 (36.96%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (36.96%) DevOps
7 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (30.43%) JIRA
9 27 (29.35%) Test Automation
9 27 (29.35%) Visual Studio
10 25 (27.17%) Windows
10 25 (27.17%) MVC
11 24 (26.09%) SQL
11 24 (26.09%) Functional Testing
12 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
12 20 (21.74%) Scrum
12 20 (21.74%) Public Cloud
13 19 (20.65%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (20.65%) TDD
13 19 (20.65%) Mobile App
13 19 (20.65%) SaaS
13 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
14 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
14 18 (19.57%) SOLID
15 16 (17.39%) Build Automation
15 16 (17.39%) JSON
15 16 (17.39%) WCF
15 16 (17.39%) Web Services

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 13 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.87%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.17%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.09%) Magento
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (48.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.65%) Dynamics 365
2 19 (20.65%) SaaS
3 15 (16.30%) PaaS
4 13 (14.13%) IaaS
5 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (11.96%) Office 365
7 9 (9.78%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.35%) Azure Functions
8 4 (4.35%) Serverless
9 3 (3.26%) GitHub
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.09%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) Junos
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) RTP
2 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) BGP
3 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.09%) KiloStream
3 1 (1.09%) MegaStream
3 1 (1.09%) MPLS
3 1 (1.09%) SDH
3 1 (1.09%) SMS
3 1 (1.09%) VLAN
3 1 (1.09%) VPLS
3 1 (1.09%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.70%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (7.61%) SQLite
5 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.26%) OLAP
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.09%) Power BI
10 1 (1.09%) QlikView
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (36.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 28 (30.43%) JIRA
3 27 (29.35%) Visual Studio
4 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
6 14 (15.22%) Selenium
7 12 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (13.04%) TeamCity
8 11 (11.96%) HP UFT
9 10 (10.87%) GitLab
10 9 (9.78%) Xcode
11 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
11 7 (7.61%) Subversion
12 5 (5.43%) NDepend
12 5 (5.43%) SonarQube
13 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (3.26%) Ant
14 3 (3.26%) Maven
15 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
15 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Developer
2 17 (18.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Applications Developer
3 10 (10.87%) BizTalk Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Azure Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Network Support
9 3 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (17.39%) JSON
2 16 (17.39%) WCF
2 16 (17.39%) Web Services
3 13 (14.13%) HTML
4 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 12 (13.04%) CSS
4 12 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (11.96%) XML
6 10 (10.87%) jQuery
7 9 (9.78%) CSS3
7 9 (9.78%) HTML5
7 9 (9.78%) iOS SDK
7 9 (9.78%) J2EE
7 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (9.78%) LINQ
7 9 (9.78%) Zurb Foundation
8 8 (8.70%) SOAP
8 8 (8.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Public Cloud
2 19 (20.65%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.87%) User Experience
4 8 (8.70%) iPhone
5 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) NHS
8 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
2 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 9 (9.78%) Android
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) DevOps
2 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (29.35%) Test Automation
5 25 (27.17%) MVC
6 24 (26.09%) Functional Testing
7 20 (21.74%) Scrum
8 19 (20.65%) TDD
9 18 (19.57%) SOLID
10 16 (17.39%) Build Automation
11 14 (15.22%) Mentoring
11 14 (15.22%) OO
11 14 (15.22%) Regression Testing
11 14 (15.22%) SDLC
12 13 (14.13%) Migration
12 13 (14.13%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.04%) Workflow
14 10 (10.87%) CRM
14 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
15 9 (9.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.87%) C#
2 24 (26.09%) SQL
3 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
5 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Apple Swift
6 10 (10.87%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.26%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) Java
8 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
3 3 (3.26%) JNCIP
3 3 (3.26%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.09%) GDPR
1 1 (1.09%) PMO
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) HockeyApp
1 9 (9.78%) WSUS
2 4 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Atlassian
3 10 (10.87%) Xamarin
4 9 (9.78%) Apple
4 9 (9.78%) Twitter
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 4 (4.35%) Hitachi
6 4 (4.35%) JD Edwards
6 4 (4.35%) Juniper
6 4 (4.35%) SAP
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.17%) Telerik
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) Tableau