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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 62 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 3.88% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 29.93% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 37 4
Median daily rate £400 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -16.25%
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
145 137 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.46% 12.96% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 30
Median daily rate £415 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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
Knutsford +5 4 £413 +12.24%
Warrington -12 2 - -
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) TDD
4 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
4 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (62.79%) Test Automation
5 26 (60.47%) Code Coverage
5 26 (60.47%) Windows
5 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
6 23 (53.49%) Java
6 23 (53.49%) DevOps
7 22 (51.16%) SpecFlow
8 21 (48.84%) TestComplete
9 20 (46.51%) Degree
9 20 (46.51%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (34.88%) Finance
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) C#
13 10 (23.26%) MVC
14 9 (20.93%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
15 8 (18.60%) CSS
15 8 (18.60%) HTML
16 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
16 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
16 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
17 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
17 6 (13.95%) Gradle
17 6 (13.95%) jQuery

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 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) SpecFlow
2 21 (48.84%) TestComplete
3 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.95%) Gradle
4 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
5 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.30%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
6 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.33%) NuGet
9 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Consultant
3 16 (37.21%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (34.88%) Integration Consultant
5 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (9.30%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (9.30%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (6.98%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.60%) CSS
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) WCF
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) WinForms
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.33%) CAML
8 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (69.77%) TDD
2 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 27 (62.79%) Test Automation
3 26 (60.47%) Code Coverage
4 23 (53.49%) DevOps
5 20 (46.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Database Tuning
8 4 (9.30%) High Availability
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.98%) ETL
9 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (6.98%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) UML
10 2 (4.65%) ITIL
10 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) CCEA
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
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