The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 114 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 22 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.21% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 6.27% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 32
Median daily rate £320 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.70% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £327 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £493 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 418 542 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.63% 19.21% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 388 298
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Yorkshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +12 18 £318 -23.03% 9
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 24 (47.06%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) .NET
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
5 18 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 15 (29.41%) MVC
7 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
8 12 (23.53%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
9 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
10 10 (19.61%) Kanban
10 10 (19.61%) MSTest
11 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) Functional Testing
11 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.69%) HTML
12 8 (15.69%) CSS
13 7 (13.73%) QA
14 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
14 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (9.80%) Windows
15 5 (9.80%) XML

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) NAS
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) MSTest
3 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
5 3 (5.88%) Appium
5 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) Gatling
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Tester
4 12 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
6 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (3.92%) WPF
9 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Clustering
1 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
2 15 (29.41%) MVC
3 14 (27.45%) Manual Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) Kanban
6 9 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.84%) Defect Management
8 4 (7.84%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (7.84%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) Test Management
9 3 (5.88%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) KVM
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
1 1 (1.96%) Xen
1 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin