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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 33 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 40 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.35% 0.51% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.32% 8.89% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 3 5
Average daily rate
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£365 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%
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
158 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.17% 5.74% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 25 33
Average daily rate £365 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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 +26 30 £340 +36.00% 4
Knutsford - 5 £368 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) MVC
4 22 (50.00%) CSS
5 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
6 20 (45.45%) HTML
6 20 (45.45%) jQuery
6 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (40.91%) HTML5
9 17 (38.64%) Scrum
9 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (36.36%) CSS3
10 16 (36.36%) TypeScript
11 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.45%) Web Services
13 8 (18.18%) C#
13 8 (18.18%) CRM
13 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (15.91%) TDD
15 6 (13.64%) SQL
15 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (11.36%) Ajax
16 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
16 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
16 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
16 5 (11.36%) XML
16 5 (11.36%) Windows

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 4 (9.09%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Grunt
4 2 (4.55%) Bower
4 2 (4.55%) gulp
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (18.18%) CRM Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (11.36%) UI Developer
6 5 (11.36%) UI Programmer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Integration Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) CSS
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
4 20 (45.45%) jQuery
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (40.91%) HTML5
7 16 (36.36%) CSS3
8 9 (20.45%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) XML
9 5 (11.36%) EDI
9 5 (11.36%) Ajax
10 4 (9.09%) RESTful
10 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.55%) WPF
12 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) MVC
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) CRM
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Code Coverage
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.27%) SDLC
10 1 (2.27%) Dashboard Development
10 1 (2.27%) Cash Management
10 1 (2.27%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) TypeScript
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) XAML
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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