The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 16 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.83% - 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £481 - -
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
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Development Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 24.27% 21.13% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 2
Average daily rate £413 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £396 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Knutsford region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Code Coverage
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCEA
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (16.67%) CICS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) EJB
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Code Coverage
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) ATDD
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) CMMI
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCEA
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Chordiant
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Rally