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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 60 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.36% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 4.55% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £280 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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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
60 66 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.30% 8.00% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 57
Average daily rate £335 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £418 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.78 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.78 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £47.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £320 - 3
Knutsford +10 2 - -
Chester - 1 £320 - 2
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) GSM
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) MSTest
2 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Dojo
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) V-Model
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
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