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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 127 186 165
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -21
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 77 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.67% 4.82% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £483 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
796 850 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 12.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 630 533
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 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 18 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 91 (65.94%) SQL Server
2 78 (56.52%) SQL
3 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
4 64 (46.38%) .NET
5 59 (42.75%) C#
6 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (28.26%) Finance
7 39 (28.26%) Visual Studio
8 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
9 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 30 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (18.84%) .NET Framework
11 26 (18.84%) WCF
12 25 (18.12%) Windows
13 21 (15.22%) Oracle
13 21 (15.22%) HTML
13 21 (15.22%) QA
13 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (14.49%) Web Services
14 20 (14.49%) XML
14 20 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (13.77%) ETL
15 19 (13.77%) Scrum
15 19 (13.77%) TDD
16 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
16 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.32%) CSS
17 17 (12.32%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.70%) IIS
3 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.90%) GitHub
4 3 (2.17%) IaaS
4 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 3 (2.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Intranet
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (65.94%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (14.49%) 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 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (5.07%) MySQL
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.90%) DTS
12 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.17%) ProClarity
12 3 (2.17%) SSDT
12 3 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.59%) JIRA
3 14 (10.14%) Selenium
3 14 (10.14%) TeamCity
4 13 (9.42%) Subversion
5 11 (7.97%) NUnit
5 11 (7.97%) FitNesse
5 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.07%) Mercurial
6 7 (5.07%) AnthillPro
6 7 (5.07%) MSTest
6 7 (5.07%) Gerrit
6 7 (5.07%) Maven
6 7 (5.07%) Ant
6 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.90%) Moq
7 4 (2.90%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.17%) WiX
8 3 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 39 (28.26%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Front Office
4 6 (4.35%) Back Office
5 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.90%) Advertising
7 3 (2.17%) Retail
7 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.45%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Developer
2 24 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.67%) Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.07%) Service Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.07%) Quality Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
7 6 (4.35%) DBA
7 6 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.62%) Administrator
8 5 (3.62%) ETL Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (3.62%) Architect
8 5 (3.62%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (46.38%) .NET
2 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 26 (18.84%) .NET Framework
3 26 (18.84%) WCF
4 21 (15.22%) HTML
5 20 (14.49%) Web Services
5 20 (14.49%) XML
6 17 (12.32%) CSS
7 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (6.52%) WPF
8 9 (6.52%) LINQ
8 9 (6.52%) jQuery
9 8 (5.80%) J2EE
9 8 (5.80%) WinForms
10 7 (5.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (3.62%) HTML5
11 5 (3.62%) JSON
11 5 (3.62%) MDX
11 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.25%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.80%) Derivative
4 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) User Experience
5 5 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.62%) NHS
6 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.45%) Clustering
8 2 (1.45%) Equities
9 1 (0.72%) Tandem
9 1 (0.72%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.12%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 8 (5.80%) UNIX
4 4 (2.90%) VMS
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.45%) Android
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (13.77%) TDD
3 19 (13.77%) Scrum
3 19 (13.77%) ETL
4 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.32%) Migration
6 16 (11.59%) MVC
7 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.14%) OO
9 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.70%) SOA
10 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.25%) Change Management
11 10 (7.25%) OOD
11 10 (7.25%) Automation Testing
12 9 (6.52%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.52%) SQL
2 59 (42.75%) C#
3 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
4 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.14%) Java
6 13 (9.42%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.70%) Python
8 11 (7.97%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.17%) VBA
11 3 (2.17%) PHP
11 3 (2.17%) C++
12 2 (1.45%) XAML
12 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.72%) Groovy
13 1 (0.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) VBScript
13 1 (0.72%) VB
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
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCSD
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.22%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) vCloud
2 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Squid
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Puppet
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) AppManager
Vendors
1 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle
3 11 (7.97%) VMware
4 6 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (3.62%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.17%) Cognos
6 3 (2.17%) Serena
6 3 (2.17%) Telerik
7 2 (1.45%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.72%) Advent
8 1 (0.72%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.72%) Temenos
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.72%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.72%) Charles River
8 1 (0.72%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.72%) Infragistics
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