The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 51 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.06% 0.89% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.54% 6.62% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £320 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Team Foundation Server
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
107 136 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.21% 13.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 51
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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 Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +3 5 - -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Replication
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (50.00%) High Availability
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCEA
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix