The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 97 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -27  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 1.12% 2.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.50% 5.96% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 27
Median daily rate £318 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £463 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 386 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.77% 18.81% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 264 226
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in West Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds +8 12 £315 -23.63% 8
Bradford - 3 £320 - 2
Team Foundation Server
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) .NET
3 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
3 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
4 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
6 14 (32.56%) MVC
6 14 (32.56%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (25.58%) SharePoint
7 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
8 10 (23.26%) Kanban
8 10 (23.26%) MSTest
9 9 (20.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) SQL
10 8 (18.60%) HTML
10 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.28%) QA
12 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.63%) XML
14 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
14 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 11 (25.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.26%) MSTest
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) Appium
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.65%) Gatling
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Tester
4 12 (27.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Software Tester
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.98%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.63%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (4.65%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Test Automation
2 14 (32.56%) Manual Testing
2 14 (32.56%) MVC
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.26%) Kanban
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
7 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (9.30%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Test Management
8 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin