Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 20 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 79 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +19
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 1.24% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.50% 7.29% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 43
Cheshire median daily rate £369 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +12.24% +14.84%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £313
90th Percentile £488 £438 £420
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +21.43% -

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

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 222 247 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.65% 16.98% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 185 180
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Cheshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 6 £363 - 3
Chester - 3 £363 - 3
Wilmslow - 1 £450 -
Team Foundation Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) CA

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (20.00%) PegaRULES
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FxCop
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) T4 Templates
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) Express
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Pega