The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 27 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.73% 1.56% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% 11.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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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 Warrington region.

Development Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.55% 13.28% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate £280 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £364 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) IVR
4 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MSTest
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center