Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 114 128
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +30
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 56 92 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.39% 1.83% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.11% 8.17% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 78 33
Yorkshire median daily rate £364 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £244
90th Percentile £475 £403 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year +4.35% -5.85% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 788 1,126 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.50% 22.41% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 745 588
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £305
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +6.41% +194.34%
10th Percentile £23.30 £20.39 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.76 £43.25 £41.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 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
West Yorkshire +5 47 £365 +4.21% 16
South Yorkshire -19 6 £350 +5.66% 4
North Yorkshire +4 2 £300 -32.77% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.86%) .NET
5 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
6 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
7 21 (37.50%) SQL
8 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
9 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 16 (28.57%) Scrum
9 16 (28.57%) XML
10 14 (25.00%) SOAP
10 14 (25.00%) Selenium
10 14 (25.00%) Azure
10 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.43%) ISEB
12 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
13 11 (19.64%) DevOps
13 11 (19.64%) WSDL
14 10 (17.86%) HTML
14 10 (17.86%) Web Services
14 10 (17.86%) XSLT
14 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
14 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
15 9 (16.07%) REST
15 9 (16.07%) Time Management
15 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (16.07%) JSON
15 9 (16.07%) SharePoint

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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.36%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) CICS
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Azure
2 4 (7.14%) AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) GCP
3 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) DB2
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) GIS
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) Power BI
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SSDT
6 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (25.00%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
4 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.93%) FitNesse
7 5 (8.93%) HP UFT
8 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (5.36%) JIRA
9 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
10 2 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
10 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.93%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Tester
3 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Software Tester
3 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
3 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (3.57%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) XML
3 14 (25.00%) SOAP
4 11 (19.64%) WSDL
5 10 (17.86%) HTML
5 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 10 (17.86%) XSLT
6 9 (16.07%) JSON
6 9 (16.07%) REST
7 8 (14.29%) CSS
7 8 (14.29%) WCF
8 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.50%) XML Schema
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.14%) XSD
10 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (5.36%) WinForms
11 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Mesosphere
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 11 (19.64%) DevOps
7 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.07%) Time Management
9 8 (14.29%) BDD
9 8 (14.29%) User Stories
10 7 (12.50%) Test Management
10 7 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
11 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Manual Testing
12 5 (8.93%) API Testing
12 5 (8.93%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.50%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) COBOL
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) JCL
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 12 (21.43%) ISEB
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Automic
3 2 (3.57%) Consul
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.57%) Terraform
4 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Tableau
3 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.57%) BMC
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Splunk