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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 119 187 167
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 78 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.76% 4.48% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 26 40
Average daily rate
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£411 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £463 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
799 870 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.99% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 641 537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 September 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 September 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 88 (63.77%) SQL Server
2 79 (57.25%) SQL
3 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 65 (47.10%) .NET
5 58 (42.03%) C#
6 49 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (29.71%) Visual Studio
8 39 (28.26%) Finance
9 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
10 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
11 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (19.57%) .NET Framework
12 26 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (16.67%) Windows
14 22 (15.94%) QA
14 22 (15.94%) WCF
15 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (15.22%) Oracle
16 20 (14.49%) HTML
17 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
17 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
17 19 (13.77%) ETL
17 19 (13.77%) Scrum
18 18 (13.04%) TDD
18 18 (13.04%) Banking
18 18 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (13.04%) XML
18 18 (13.04%) CSS
18 18 (13.04%) MVC
19 17 (12.32%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.52%) IIS
3 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.07%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.90%) GitHub
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (63.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (4.35%) MySQL
10 4 (2.90%) DTS
11 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.17%) ProClarity
11 3 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.17%) SSDT
12 2 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.45%) OLAP
13 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (29.71%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.87%) Selenium
3 13 (9.42%) Subversion
4 12 (8.70%) JIRA
4 12 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.07%) MSTest
5 7 (5.07%) NUnit
6 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.35%) Gerrit
6 6 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.35%) AnthillPro
6 6 (4.35%) Maven
6 6 (4.35%) Ant
7 4 (2.90%) Serena SBM
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.90%) Moq
8 3 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (28.26%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Front Office
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Advertising
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Developer
2 25 (18.12%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Test Analyst
4 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
4 8 (5.80%) Applications Support
4 8 (5.80%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (5.07%) Quality Manager
5 7 (5.07%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.35%) Architect
6 6 (4.35%) DBA
6 6 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 5 (3.62%) Administrator
7 5 (3.62%) ETL Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.10%) .NET
2 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 27 (19.57%) .NET Framework
4 22 (15.94%) WCF
5 20 (14.49%) HTML
6 18 (13.04%) XML
6 18 (13.04%) CSS
7 17 (12.32%) Web Services
8 11 (7.97%) jQuery
9 10 (7.25%) LINQ
10 9 (6.52%) WPF
10 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (5.80%) JSON
11 8 (5.80%) WinForms
12 7 (5.07%) J2EE
13 5 (3.62%) Ajax
13 5 (3.62%) MDX
13 5 (3.62%) REST
13 5 (3.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Client/Server
2 12 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.80%) Derivative
5 5 (3.62%) NHS
5 5 (3.62%) User Experience
5 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.45%) Clustering
8 2 (1.45%) Equities
8 2 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.45%) W3C
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (5.80%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) UNIX
4 4 (2.90%) VMS
4 4 (2.90%) Android
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (13.77%) Scrum
3 19 (13.77%) ETL
4 18 (13.04%) TDD
4 18 (13.04%) MVC
5 17 (12.32%) Migration
5 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.87%) OO
7 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.97%) Change Management
8 11 (7.97%) Automation Testing
9 9 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.80%) OOD
10 8 (5.80%) SOA
11 7 (5.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 79 (57.25%) SQL
2 58 (42.03%) C#
3 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.87%) Java
5 15 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.97%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.97%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.90%) C++
10 3 (2.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.17%) VBA
10 3 (2.17%) XAML
11 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
12 1 (0.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.72%) C
12 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.62%) MCSE
4 4 (2.90%) ISEB
5 3 (2.17%) MCITP
5 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCSD
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.94%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) vCloud
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Squid
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) AppManager
3 1 (0.72%) logstash
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle
3 10 (7.25%) VMware
4 6 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (3.62%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.90%) Serena
6 4 (2.90%) Telerik
7 3 (2.17%) Cognos
8 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.45%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.72%) Advent
9 1 (0.72%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.72%) Temenos
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.72%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.72%) Charles River
9 1 (0.72%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.72%) Infragistics
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