The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 114 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 40 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.09% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.10% 8.57% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 55
Average daily rate £410 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
Team Foundation Server
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
563 700 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.12% 12.73% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 532 636
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the City of London region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 49 (54.44%) SQL
3 49 (54.44%) .NET
4 48 (53.33%) C#
5 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.11%) TDD
7 27 (30.00%) Scrum
8 26 (28.89%) Finance
8 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (26.67%) WCF
10 23 (25.56%) MVC
11 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 22 (24.44%) TeamCity
12 21 (23.33%) WPF
13 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
13 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
14 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
15 18 (20.00%) .NET Framework
16 17 (18.89%) CSS
16 17 (18.89%) BDD
16 17 (18.89%) SpecFlow
17 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
17 16 (17.78%) Web Services
17 16 (17.78%) XML
17 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
17 16 (17.78%) jQuery
18 15 (16.67%) Oracle
18 15 (16.67%) HTML
18 15 (16.67%) Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.67%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (3.33%) CMS
5 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.22%) WMQI
7 1 (1.11%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.11%) Node.js
7 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) DNS
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
1 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.22%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) HBase
7 2 (2.22%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) GIS
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) TeamCity
2 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 17 (18.89%) SpecFlow
4 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.56%) NUnit
4 14 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
6 12 (13.33%) Jasmine
6 12 (13.33%) NSubstitute
7 11 (12.22%) Selenium
8 8 (8.89%) Ant
8 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.89%) NCrunch
9 7 (7.78%) JIRA
10 6 (6.67%) Artifactory
10 6 (6.67%) Maven
11 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.44%) Gerrit
11 4 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Front Office
3 5 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Test Analyst
5 15 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) .NET Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior UI Designer
8 6 (6.67%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (54.44%) .NET
2 24 (26.67%) WCF
3 21 (23.33%) WPF
4 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 17 (18.89%) CSS
7 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
7 16 (17.78%) jQuery
7 16 (17.78%) Web Services
7 16 (17.78%) XML
8 15 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 15 (16.67%) HTML
9 11 (12.22%) LINQ
10 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.11%) Kendo UI
11 8 (8.89%) CSS3
11 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
11 8 (8.89%) HTML5
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (6.67%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.89%) IVR
2 8 (8.89%) Smartcard
3 6 (6.67%) User Experience
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Derivative
5 3 (3.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Unix
3 5 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) TDD
3 27 (30.00%) Scrum
4 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.56%) MVC
6 17 (18.89%) BDD
7 14 (15.56%) DevOps
8 13 (14.44%) Multithreading
9 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
11 9 (10.00%) ATDD
11 9 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Test Management
12 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Pair Programming
12 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) SQL
2 48 (53.33%) C#
3 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
5 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 11 (12.22%) Java
7 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.56%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) Perl
9 3 (3.33%) XAML
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) XQuery
11 1 (1.11%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) Groovy
11 1 (1.11%) PHP
11 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) ISEB
2 10 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.11%) MCDST
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) MCTS
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) vCloud
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Ansible
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) VMware
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
6 3 (3.33%) CA
7 2 (2.22%) Sybase
7 2 (2.22%) Telerik
8 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.11%) Ektron
8 1 (1.11%) HP
8 1 (1.11%) RedGate
8 1 (1.11%) Reuters
8 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) StreamBase
8 1 (1.11%) Tableau
8 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.11%) WorldPay
City, London
DCV Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago