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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 134 160 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 57 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 0.70% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.03% 5.68% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 56
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £519 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £87.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -16.45%
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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
710 739 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.01% 12.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 552 534
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +158.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 66 (53.23%) .NET
3 65 (52.42%) SQL
4 55 (44.35%) C#
5 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
9 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
10 29 (23.39%) CSS
10 29 (23.39%) MVC
10 29 (23.39%) Finance
11 28 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.58%) Scrum
12 27 (21.77%) HTML
13 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
13 26 (20.97%) jQuery
14 23 (18.55%) Web Services
15 22 (17.74%) WCF
15 22 (17.74%) TDD
16 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
17 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (15.32%) ETL
19 18 (14.52%) MS Excel
19 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
20 17 (13.71%) BDD
20 17 (13.71%) SharePoint
20 17 (13.71%) Windows
20 17 (13.71%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 35 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (26.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (8.87%) SSDT
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.42%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.61%) Big Data
12 2 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.61%) QlikView
12 2 (1.61%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.87%) MSTest
3 9 (7.26%) Subversion
4 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.45%) JIRA
4 8 (6.45%) Selenium
5 7 (5.65%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.84%) NUnit
7 5 (4.03%) Moq
7 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.23%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.23%) JMeter
9 3 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.42%) Ant
9 3 (2.42%) ERwin
9 3 (2.42%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.42%) Maven
9 3 (2.42%) Serena SBM
9 3 (2.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 29 (23.39%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.42%) Front Office
5 3 (2.42%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (53.23%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.68%) ETL Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.26%) DBA
6 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.45%) Administrator
8 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.65%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Programmer
9 5 (4.03%) Tester
9 5 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.23%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.23%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (53.23%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
3 29 (23.39%) CSS
4 27 (21.77%) HTML
5 26 (20.97%) jQuery
6 23 (18.55%) Web Services
7 22 (17.74%) WCF
8 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
9 17 (13.71%) XML
10 12 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (8.87%) JSON
12 10 (8.06%) Ajax
13 7 (5.65%) WPF
13 7 (5.65%) HTML5
13 7 (5.65%) REST
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (4.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.65%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.65%) Clustering
2 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.03%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.42%) NHS
4 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 3 (2.42%) User Experience
5 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.61%) iPad
5 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.61%) Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) UNIX
3 5 (4.03%) Android
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.39%) MVC
3 28 (22.58%) Scrum
4 22 (17.74%) TDD
5 19 (15.32%) ETL
6 17 (13.71%) BDD
7 15 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.68%) Migration
9 12 (9.68%) OO
9 12 (9.68%) Change Management
10 11 (8.87%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.26%) OOP
11 9 (7.26%) DevOps
12 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.45%) ITIL
13 7 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.65%) Project Management
13 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) SQL
2 55 (44.35%) C#
3 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
4 28 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.65%) Java
7 4 (3.23%) XAML
7 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.42%) Python
8 3 (2.42%) C
8 3 (2.42%) Perl
8 3 (2.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) Groovy
9 2 (1.61%) R
9 2 (1.61%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.23%) ISEB
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) MCSE
3 3 (2.42%) MCITP
3 3 (2.42%) Degree
3 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) HL7
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Squid
2 1 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Kibana
2 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Telerik
4 4 (3.23%) Serena
4 4 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.61%) Tableau
5 2 (1.61%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.61%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Cognos
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase
6 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.81%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) Lotus
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) FatWire
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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