The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 132 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 69 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.69% 6.24% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
794 817 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.68% 11.53% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 611 608
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 83 (60.58%) SQL Server
2 73 (53.28%) .NET
3 70 (51.09%) SQL
4 67 (48.91%) Microsoft
5 65 (47.45%) C#
6 44 (32.12%) Visual Studio
7 42 (30.66%) Finance
8 36 (26.28%) ASP.NET
9 32 (23.36%) WCF
10 29 (21.17%) Windows
11 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (19.71%) .NET Framework
13 25 (18.25%) T-SQL
14 24 (17.52%) TDD
14 24 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (17.52%) Unit Testing
15 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (16.06%) Web Services
16 22 (16.06%) SharePoint
17 21 (15.33%) OO
17 21 (15.33%) Oracle
18 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (14.60%) JIRA
19 19 (13.87%) QA
19 19 (13.87%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (13.14%) XML
20 18 (13.14%) Banking
20 18 (13.14%) TeamCity
21 17 (12.41%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 22 (16.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.95%) IIS
3 11 (8.03%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (6.57%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.46%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.65%) SaaS
3 5 (3.65%) PaaS
3 5 (3.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (60.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (17.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.87%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.30%) MySQL
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.38%) QlikView
9 5 (3.65%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.92%) DTS
11 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.46%) ProClarity
12 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.73%) DB2
12 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (32.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.60%) JIRA
3 18 (13.14%) TeamCity
4 16 (11.68%) Selenium
5 14 (10.22%) Subversion
5 14 (10.22%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.49%) NUnit
7 12 (8.76%) Maven
8 10 (7.30%) Ant
8 10 (7.30%) FitNesse
8 10 (7.30%) Gerrit
8 10 (7.30%) AnthillPro
8 10 (7.30%) Mercurial
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.65%) Bugzilla
10 5 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (3.65%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.19%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.19%) MSTest
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Front Office
4 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 4 (2.92%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (49.64%) Developer
2 26 (18.98%) .NET Developer
3 25 (18.25%) Analyst
4 20 (14.60%) Test Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.57%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Deployment Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.65%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.65%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Tester
10 4 (2.92%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (53.28%) .NET
2 36 (26.28%) ASP.NET
3 32 (23.36%) WCF
4 27 (19.71%) .NET Framework
5 22 (16.06%) Web Services
6 18 (13.14%) XML
7 16 (11.68%) HTML
8 11 (8.03%) WPF
8 11 (8.03%) J2EE
9 10 (7.30%) CSS
9 10 (7.30%) WinForms
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.57%) LINQ
11 6 (4.38%) HTML5
11 6 (4.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (4.38%) XSD
11 6 (4.38%) XSL
11 6 (4.38%) jQuery
11 6 (4.38%) MDX
12 5 (3.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.84%) Derivative
3 7 (5.11%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.92%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.92%) Equities
6 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) CESG
8 1 (0.73%) Tandem
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.73%) Statistics
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.17%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) UNIX
3 11 (8.03%) Linux
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.92%) VMS
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.46%) Android
6 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.52%) TDD
2 24 (17.52%) Unit Testing
3 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (15.33%) OO
5 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (12.41%) SOA
7 16 (11.68%) ETL
7 16 (11.68%) Scrum
8 14 (10.22%) OOD
9 12 (8.76%) CRM
9 12 (8.76%) MVC
10 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.30%) Migration
11 10 (7.30%) DevOps
12 9 (6.57%) Automation Testing
12 9 (6.57%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (51.09%) SQL
2 65 (47.45%) C#
3 25 (18.25%) T-SQL
4 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.49%) Java
6 12 (8.76%) PL/SQL
7 11 (8.03%) Python
8 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.19%) VBA
11 3 (2.19%) C++
12 2 (1.46%) RPG
12 2 (1.46%) PHP
12 2 (1.46%) VBScript
12 2 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (1.46%) XAML
12 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.73%) Ruby
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) ISEB
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.46%) MCP
4 2 (1.46%) MCSE
4 2 (1.46%) MCSD
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) MCITP
5 1 (0.73%) MCPD
5 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.87%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) vCloud
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) Puppet
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) AppManager
Vendors
1 67 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle
3 14 (10.22%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) Telerik
5 6 (4.38%) IBM
6 5 (3.65%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.92%) MKS
8 2 (1.46%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.46%) Cognos
8 2 (1.46%) Syncfusion
8 2 (1.46%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.46%) Serena
9 1 (0.73%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.73%) Advent
9 1 (0.73%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) Temenos
9 1 (0.73%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.73%) Charles River
9 1 (0.73%) OpenLink
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