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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 137 167 173
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 70 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.73% 6.55% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 38
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£450 £400 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Team Foundation Server
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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 25 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 25 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 84 (61.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (53.28%) .NET
3 72 (52.55%) SQL
4 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
5 65 (47.45%) C#
6 45 (32.85%) Visual Studio
7 42 (30.66%) Finance
8 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
9 33 (24.09%) WCF
10 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (20.44%) Windows
10 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (19.71%) T-SQL
11 27 (19.71%) .NET Framework
12 25 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (17.52%) Unit Testing
13 24 (17.52%) TDD
13 24 (17.52%) SharePoint
14 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (15.33%) OO
15 21 (15.33%) Web Services
15 21 (15.33%) Oracle
16 20 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (14.60%) JIRA
17 19 (13.87%) QA
17 19 (13.87%) XML
18 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
18 18 (13.14%) Banking
19 17 (12.41%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 24 (17.52%) 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%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.73%) CMS
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
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%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.46%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.46%) Markit EDM
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 84 (61.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.30%) MySQL
6 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.38%) QlikView
9 5 (3.65%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.92%) DTS
11 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.46%) ProClarity
13 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.73%) DB2
13 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (32.85%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.60%) JIRA
3 17 (12.41%) TeamCity
4 16 (11.68%) Selenium
5 14 (10.22%) Subversion
5 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.49%) NUnit
6 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
7 12 (8.76%) Maven
8 10 (7.30%) Ant
8 10 (7.30%) Mercurial
8 10 (7.30%) FitNesse
8 10 (7.30%) Gerrit
8 10 (7.30%) AnthillPro
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (3.65%) MSBuild
10 5 (3.65%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.19%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Front Office
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (51.09%) Developer
2 26 (18.98%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Analyst
4 19 (13.87%) 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
7 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Tester
9 5 (3.65%) Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (53.28%) .NET
2 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
3 33 (24.09%) WCF
4 27 (19.71%) .NET Framework
5 21 (15.33%) Web Services
6 19 (13.87%) XML
7 16 (11.68%) HTML
8 11 (8.03%) CSS
8 11 (8.03%) J2EE
8 11 (8.03%) WPF
9 10 (7.30%) WinForms
10 9 (6.57%) LINQ
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.11%) jQuery
11 7 (5.11%) MDX
12 6 (4.38%) HTML5
12 6 (4.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (4.38%) XSD
12 6 (4.38%) XSL
13 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.84%) Derivative
3 7 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.11%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.92%) Equities
5 4 (2.92%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.73%) Statistics
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.73%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) UNIX
3 11 (8.03%) Linux
4 4 (2.92%) VMS
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.46%) Android
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
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
6 17 (12.41%) ETL
7 16 (11.68%) Scrum
8 14 (10.22%) OOD
9 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (8.76%) CRM
9 12 (8.76%) MVC
10 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
11 10 (7.30%) Migration
12 9 (6.57%) System Testing
12 9 (6.57%) Automation Testing
12 9 (6.57%) DevOps
13 8 (5.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (52.55%) SQL
2 65 (47.45%) C#
3 27 (19.71%) T-SQL
4 18 (13.14%) 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%) XAML
12 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.46%) VBScript
12 2 (1.46%) VB
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
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.46%) MCP
4 2 (1.46%) MCSD
4 2 (1.46%) MCSE
4 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.73%) MCAD
5 1 (0.73%) MCITP
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) MCPD
5 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.87%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) vCloud
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) Puppet
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) AppManager
Vendors
1 66 (48.18%) 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%) Cognos
8 2 (1.46%) Syncfusion
8 2 (1.46%) Serena
8 2 (1.46%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.46%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.73%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.73%) Trayport
9 1 (0.73%) Advent
9 1 (0.73%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.73%) Temenos
9 1 (0.73%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
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