Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 117 139
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -30
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 42 92 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.80% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.05% 8.61% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 37
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £273 £320 £280
90th Percentile £400 £588 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -1.16%

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 596 1,068 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.15% 20.90% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 640 471
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £276
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +66.67% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £42.50 £13.41
90th Percentile £52.25 £61.38 £36.20
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 +6 9 £363 - 3
Birmingham 0 9 £325 -18.75% 11
Shropshire +34 8 £353 -20.07%
Warwickshire - 6 £385 - 1
Staffordshire +17 2 £350 +3.70% 3
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (30.95%) Web Development
6 13 (30.95%) C#
7 11 (26.19%) .NET
8 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (23.81%) ETL
8 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 8 (19.05%) MVC
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) VB
9 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
9 8 (19.05%) VB6
9 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 7 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 7 (16.67%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) Jasmine

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 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) IPsec
1 4 (9.52%) Junos
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
6 3 (7.14%) OLAP
6 3 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) SQLite
7 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 7 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Protractor
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Angular Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Support
6 4 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) HTML5
3 7 (16.67%) NgRx
3 7 (16.67%) REST
3 7 (16.67%) RxJS
3 7 (16.67%) Sass
4 4 (9.52%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) PKI
1 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Web Development
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) ETL
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.05%) MVC
4 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 7 (16.67%) Architectural Design
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 7 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.67%) Microservices
5 7 (16.67%) Mobile First
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.52%) High Availability
8 3 (7.14%) Content Management
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) VB
3 8 (19.05%) VB6
4 7 (16.67%) ES6
4 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) WCAG
2 6 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Juniper
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore