The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Team Foundation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.23% - 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +25.00%  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15 16 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 24.19% 17.39% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 33
Median daily rate £300 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.80% -18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £479 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Cheltenham

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft