The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 20 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 10.00% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.13% 38.71% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £333 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +9.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
Team Foundation Server
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.83% 25.83% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 25
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) COM+
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) COM+
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft