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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 50 31 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 18 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 4.58% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.95% 27.63% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 3
Median daily rate £425 £365 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +11.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £55.25
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -23.07%
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
139 152 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.01% 16.58% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 92 26
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 July 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 July 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 +8 12 £425 +15.64%
Chester - 2 £288 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (84.48%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (68.97%) TDD
3 33 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (56.90%) Test Automation
4 32 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 32 (55.17%) MS Excel
5 31 (53.45%) Code Coverage
6 28 (48.28%) Windows
7 25 (43.10%) Finance
7 25 (43.10%) SpecFlow
7 25 (43.10%) DevOps
8 24 (41.38%) TestComplete
8 24 (41.38%) Java
9 23 (39.66%) Degree
10 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.86%) C#
11 15 (25.86%) SQL
12 11 (18.97%) MVC
12 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
13 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.52%) HTML
13 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.52%) CSS
13 9 (15.52%) Web Services
13 9 (15.52%) Migration
13 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
13 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (15.52%) 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) CICS
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (55.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (43.10%) SpecFlow
2 24 (41.38%) TestComplete
3 8 (13.79%) TeamCity
4 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.34%) Gradle
6 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.62%) JIRA
7 4 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) Moq
9 1 (1.72%) MSTest
9 1 (1.72%) NuGet
9 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.72%) VersionOne
9 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Consultant
3 16 (27.59%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (25.86%) Integration Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.52%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Architect
7 7 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.62%) ETL Developer
9 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (8.62%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (84.48%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
2 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
2 9 (15.52%) CSS
2 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 9 (15.52%) jQuery
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.90%) HTML5
4 4 (6.90%) WCF
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.17%) WPF
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.45%) CSS3
6 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) XSD
7 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Replication
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (68.97%) TDD
2 33 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (56.90%) Test Automation
3 32 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 31 (53.45%) Code Coverage
5 25 (43.10%) DevOps
6 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 9 (15.52%) Migration
8 8 (13.79%) ETL
9 7 (12.07%) Database Tuning
9 7 (12.07%) High Availability
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.90%) Web Development
11 3 (5.17%) OO
11 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) C#
2 15 (25.86%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.72%) COBOL
6 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) CCEA
2 8 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.72%) Chordiant
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Rally
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
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