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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 89 80
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 12 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 11.50% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 37 28
Median daily rate £334 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 330 452 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.97% 14.91% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 270 180
Median daily rate £475 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £30.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -18.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.40 £23.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £42.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Birmingham +4 3 £388 -13.83% 12
Coventry -8 3 £293 -16.42%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) .NET
3 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) C#
7 19 (29.69%) Visual Studio
8 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (26.56%) MVC
10 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
11 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (18.75%) HTML
12 12 (18.75%) Windows
13 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (17.19%) TDD
14 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (15.63%) ETL
14 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (14.06%) jQuery
15 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
15 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (14.06%) Python
15 9 (14.06%) Finance
15 9 (14.06%) Ruby
16 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.50%) Workflow

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 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
1 4 (6.25%) SNMP
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (4.69%) VPN
3 2 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (10.94%) QlikView
8 5 (7.81%) EDRMS
9 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.56%) OLAP
11 1 (1.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.69%) YouTrack
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
6 2 (3.13%) MSTest
6 2 (3.13%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Head of Development
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.81%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
2 13 (20.31%) CSS
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
4 9 (14.06%) jQuery
5 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
6 7 (10.94%) Web Services
7 6 (9.38%) SOAP
8 5 (7.81%) AutoMapper
8 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.81%) WCF
9 4 (6.25%) LINQ
9 4 (6.25%) Middleware
9 4 (6.25%) REST
9 4 (6.25%) RESTful
9 4 (6.25%) StructureMap
10 3 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) DataPower
4 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) CentOS
4 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.69%) Unix
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (26.56%) MVC
4 11 (17.19%) TDD
5 10 (15.63%) ETL
6 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 8 (12.50%) Workflow
8 7 (10.94%) BDD
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) Data Management
8 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 6 (9.38%) Case Management
9 6 (9.38%) CRM
9 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) Service Management
9 6 (9.38%) SOLID
10 5 (7.81%) Change Management
10 5 (7.81%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) Ruby
5 8 (12.50%) Java
6 6 (9.38%) Scala
6 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.81%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.69%) C
9 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.25%) Ansible
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView
3 1 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.69%) IBM
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Sybase
3 1 (1.56%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago