The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 188 211 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 622 480 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.16% 8.41% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 313 262
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £41.25 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £55.00 £37.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +17.85%
Team Foundation Server
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 258 £400 - 59
South East +7 104 £350 -2.09% 56
Yorkshire +15 56 £300 -5.88% 25
East of England -6 53 £431 +13.48% 28
South West -27 50 £330 +1.53% 23
North West +4 38 £315 +16.66% 32
West Midlands -14 33 £425 +18.05% 8
East Midlands +10 26 £300 +9.09% 16
North East - 5 £331 - 10
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 819 (66.86%) .NET
2 688 (56.16%) C#
3 599 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
4 568 (46.37%) SQL Server
5 524 (42.78%) SQL
6 485 (39.59%) Microsoft
7 419 (34.20%) Visual Studio
8 401 (32.73%) ASP.NET
9 351 (28.65%) MVC
10 301 (24.57%) JavaScript
11 300 (24.49%) WCF
12 288 (23.51%) Scrum
13 281 (22.94%) HTML
14 259 (21.14%) Windows
15 256 (20.90%) .NET Framework
16 254 (20.73%) CSS
17 230 (18.78%) Web Services
18 216 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 215 (17.55%) jQuery
20 204 (16.65%) TDD
21 201 (16.41%) XML
22 191 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
23 180 (14.69%) Finance
24 179 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
25 170 (13.88%) MS Excel
26 168 (13.71%) SharePoint
26 168 (13.71%) T-SQL
27 159 (12.98%) Oracle
28 149 (12.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 133 (10.86%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 168 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 93 (7.59%) IIS
3 54 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 51 (4.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 46 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 43 (3.51%) CMS
7 28 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.06%) Confluence
9 13 (1.06%) Node.js
10 10 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.57%) Kentico
14 6 (0.49%) JBoss
15 5 (0.41%) Drupal
16 4 (0.33%) LiveCycle
16 4 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 170 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.86%) MS Office
3 18 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.82%) MS Project
5 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 55 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.24%) Tridion
4 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.082%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.082%) Maximo
5 1 (0.082%) Summit
5 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.082%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.53%) PaaS
3 25 (2.04%) Office 365
4 22 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.65%) GitHub
7 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.082%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.63%) Internet
2 15 (1.22%) Intranet
3 10 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.65%) FTP
5 7 (0.57%) DNS
6 6 (0.49%) SAN
7 5 (0.41%) Extranet
8 4 (0.33%) Firewall
8 4 (0.33%) Wireless
8 4 (0.33%) DHCP
9 3 (0.24%) SMTP
9 3 (0.24%) HTTP
9 3 (0.24%) GSM
9 3 (0.24%) VoIP
10 2 (0.16%) WAN
10 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.16%) SNMP
10 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 2 (0.16%) 3G
10 2 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (46.37%) SQL Server
2 191 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 111 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (3.10%) SSDT
10 36 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 34 (2.78%) Relational Database
12 29 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.55%) MySQL
14 15 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (1.14%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.98%) DTS
17 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (0.82%) MongoDB
19 9 (0.73%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 419 (34.20%) Visual Studio
2 125 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 100 (8.16%) TeamCity
4 94 (7.67%) Selenium
5 76 (6.20%) Subversion
6 75 (6.12%) NUnit
7 74 (6.04%) JIRA
8 60 (4.90%) SpecFlow
9 56 (4.57%) MSBuild
10 45 (3.67%) Artifactory
11 40 (3.27%) MSTest
12 38 (3.10%) Maven
13 36 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 32 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 31 (2.53%) Jenkins
16 29 (2.37%) NuGet
16 29 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 27 (2.20%) Gradle
18 22 (1.80%) ReSharper
19 21 (1.71%) FitNesse
General
1 180 (14.69%) Finance
2 36 (2.94%) Banking
3 28 (2.29%) Back Office
4 24 (1.96%) Retail
5 19 (1.55%) Marketing
6 17 (1.39%) Legal
7 16 (1.31%) Front Office
8 13 (1.06%) Publishing
9 11 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.65%) Automotive
11 7 (0.57%) Advertising
12 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.41%) Law
14 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.082%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 664 (54.20%) Developer
2 329 (26.86%) .NET Developer
3 170 (13.88%) Analyst
4 135 (11.02%) C# Developer
5 101 (8.24%) Test Analyst
6 100 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 100 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 66 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 63 (5.14%) SQL Developer
9 59 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
10 56 (4.57%) Tester
11 51 (4.16%) Web Developer
12 39 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (3.10%) Architect
14 35 (2.86%) Release Engineer
15 34 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 32 (2.61%) Software Developer
17 31 (2.53%) Build Engineer
18 30 (2.45%) Build and Release Engineer
18 30 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (66.86%) .NET
2 401 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 300 (24.49%) WCF
4 281 (22.94%) HTML
5 256 (20.90%) .NET Framework
6 254 (20.73%) CSS
7 230 (18.78%) Web Services
8 216 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 215 (17.55%) jQuery
10 201 (16.41%) XML
11 149 (12.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 93 (7.59%) HTML5
13 81 (6.61%) Ajax
14 80 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 73 (5.96%) REST
15 73 (5.96%) WPF
16 64 (5.22%) SOAP
16 64 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 61 (4.98%) JSON
18 51 (4.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.76%) N-Tier
3 37 (3.02%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.61%) User Experience
5 31 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 28 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
7 23 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.39%) Open Source
10 13 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.06%) NHS
11 12 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.90%) Clustering
12 11 (0.90%) W3C
12 11 (0.90%) Derivative
12 11 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
13 10 (0.82%) iPhone
14 8 (0.65%) IVR
15 6 (0.49%) Blackberry
15 6 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 259 (21.14%) Windows
2 60 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (2.94%) Android
5 33 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.04%) UNIX
8 17 (1.39%) Linux
9 16 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.57%) AIX
12 5 (0.41%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (28.65%) MVC
3 288 (23.51%) Scrum
4 204 (16.65%) TDD
5 179 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 133 (10.86%) Unit Testing
7 120 (9.80%) OO
8 118 (9.63%) Automated Testing
9 98 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 81 (6.61%) BDD
11 76 (6.20%) E-Commerce
12 72 (5.88%) Release Management
13 71 (5.80%) Migration
14 70 (5.71%) Automation Testing
15 67 (5.47%) Workflow
16 66 (5.39%) Web Development
17 65 (5.31%) CRM
18 64 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
19 63 (5.14%) Software Testing
20 57 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 688 (56.16%) C#
2 524 (42.78%) SQL
3 301 (24.57%) JavaScript
4 168 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 101 (8.24%) PowerShell
6 88 (7.18%) VB.NET
7 87 (7.10%) Java
8 65 (5.31%) PL/SQL
9 30 (2.45%) VB
10 24 (1.96%) PHP
11 23 (1.88%) Python
12 22 (1.80%) C++
13 17 (1.39%) XAML
13 17 (1.39%) Ruby
14 12 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.98%) C
15 11 (0.90%) VBA
15 11 (0.90%) VBScript
16 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 73 (5.96%) Degree
3 66 (5.39%) ISEB
4 49 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 41 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.47%) MCITP
8 16 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.82%) MCSE
10 8 (0.65%) MCSA
10 8 (0.65%) MCSD
10 8 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.41%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.41%) MCP
14 4 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.33%) MCTS
15 3 (0.24%) HND
15 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (10.12%) QA
2 12 (0.98%) SLA
3 9 (0.73%) HL7
4 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.41%) vCloud
4 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.082%) Varnish
6 1 (0.082%) GridGain
6 1 (0.082%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.39%) Puppet
4 9 (0.73%) SCCM
5 3 (0.24%) SCOM
5 3 (0.24%) Nagios
5 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.082%) logstash
7 1 (0.082%) Kibana
7 1 (0.082%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.082%) AppManager
Vendors
1 485 (39.59%) Microsoft
2 159 (12.98%) Oracle
3 34 (2.78%) Red Gate
4 30 (2.45%) Telerik
5 22 (1.80%) VMware
6 21 (1.71%) IBM
7 19 (1.55%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.55%) DevExpress
8 17 (1.39%) HP
9 15 (1.22%) Serena
10 13 (1.06%) SAP
11 9 (0.73%) Splunk
12 8 (0.65%) Cisco
13 7 (0.57%) Adobe
13 7 (0.57%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.57%) Google
14 6 (0.49%) Twitter
14 6 (0.49%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.49%) Cognos
14 6 (0.49%) Sybase
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