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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 49 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 23 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.47% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.23% 3.92% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £295 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £367 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
151 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.22% 13.80% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 30
Average daily rate £405 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 13 £325 - 7
Knutsford - 5 £488 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 16 (51.61%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
5 12 (38.71%) jQuery
6 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) Web Development
10 6 (19.35%) High Availability
11 5 (16.13%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
11 5 (16.13%) Database Tuning
11 5 (16.13%) Replication

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
1 3 (9.68%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.45%) Moq
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Bower
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
3 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) ETL Developer
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
9 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum Master
9 1 (3.23%) Senior ETL Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (38.71%) jQuery
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
4 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) WCF
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
10 1 (3.23%) Kendo UI
10 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) TDD
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) Database Tuning
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (12.90%) Code Coverage
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCEA
1 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Rally
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