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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 167 178 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 642 586 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.12% 9.34% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 384 297
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £33.60 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%
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
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 218 £438 +2.94% 85
South East -4 133 £363 -4.91% 56
Yorkshire +23 64 £356 +11.32% 50
West Midlands +5 55 £375 -6.25% 23
North West -2 54 £325 -7.14% 35
East of England +6 36 £400 +3.22% 19
East Midlands -16 35 £310 -11.42% 13
South West -18 35 £375 +15.38% 27
North East -23 11 £363 +34.25% 10
Midlands - 1 £325 -
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 822 (55.32%) .NET
2 773 (52.02%) C#
3 725 (48.79%) SQL Server
4 651 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
5 645 (43.41%) Microsoft
6 616 (41.45%) SQL
7 471 (31.70%) Visual Studio
8 374 (25.17%) ASP.NET
9 367 (24.70%) Windows
10 345 (23.22%) JavaScript
11 324 (21.80%) MVC
12 293 (19.72%) HTML
13 280 (18.84%) .NET Framework
14 257 (17.29%) Finance
15 250 (16.82%) TDD
16 246 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
17 243 (16.35%) Scrum
18 231 (15.55%) Web Services
19 230 (15.48%) jQuery
19 230 (15.48%) WCF
20 224 (15.07%) T-SQL
21 221 (14.87%) CSS
22 194 (13.06%) MS Excel
23 191 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
24 190 (12.79%) XML
25 189 (12.72%) PowerShell
26 185 (12.45%) Unit Testing
26 185 (12.45%) Oracle
27 179 (12.05%) IIS
28 176 (11.84%) Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 179 (12.05%) IIS
2 175 (11.78%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
4 43 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (2.09%) CMS
6 30 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (1.68%) Node.js
8 21 (1.41%) MS Project Server
8 21 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.14%) JBoss
10 16 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.87%) Apache
13 10 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.54%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.40%) Confluence
16 4 (0.27%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 194 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.10%) MS Office
3 31 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.95%) MS Project
5 18 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 99 (6.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.47%) HFM
4 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.40%) Documaker
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.27%) TradeThru
8 2 (0.13%) Endur
8 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.067%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.067%) FastStats
9 1 (0.067%) Maximo
9 1 (0.067%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.067%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.067%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.41%) IaaS
4 19 (1.28%) Office 365
5 14 (0.94%) SaaS
6 12 (0.81%) PaaS
7 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.40%) GitHub
8 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.13%) Trello
10 2 (0.13%) Yammer
11 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.067%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.42%) Internet
2 21 (1.41%) Intranet
3 18 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.08%) Firewall
5 15 (1.01%) SSL
6 11 (0.74%) SAN
7 10 (0.67%) DNS
8 6 (0.40%) Network Security
8 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.34%) LDAP
10 4 (0.27%) CTI
10 4 (0.27%) FTP
11 3 (0.20%) HTTP
11 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.20%) LAN
11 3 (0.20%) SNMP
11 3 (0.20%) WAN
11 3 (0.20%) Wireless
12 2 (0.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (48.79%) SQL Server
2 164 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (9.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 132 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (6.53%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 61 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 60 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 38 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.68%) Big Data
12 25 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 24 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.48%) OLAP
15 19 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 16 (1.08%) MySQL
16 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
17 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 471 (31.70%) Visual Studio
2 143 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 139 (9.35%) Selenium
4 111 (7.47%) JIRA
5 110 (7.40%) SpecFlow
6 106 (7.13%) Jenkins
7 85 (5.72%) NUnit
8 82 (5.52%) TeamCity
9 70 (4.71%) Subversion
10 62 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 52 (3.50%) Cucumber
12 46 (3.10%) MSTest
13 42 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (2.29%) MSBuild
15 29 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 27 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
17 26 (1.75%) HP UFT
18 25 (1.68%) Eclipse
19 24 (1.62%) Jasmine
19 24 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 257 (17.29%) Finance
2 63 (4.24%) Banking
3 37 (2.49%) Retail
4 25 (1.68%) Back Office
5 22 (1.48%) Military
6 20 (1.35%) Publishing
7 18 (1.21%) Front Office
8 17 (1.14%) Marketing
9 13 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.81%) Advertising
10 12 (0.81%) Billing
11 9 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.40%) Games
13 6 (0.40%) Law
13 6 (0.40%) Legal
14 5 (0.34%) Local Government
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 743 (50.00%) Developer
2 364 (24.50%) .NET Developer
3 248 (16.69%) C# Developer
4 216 (14.54%) Analyst
5 184 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 151 (10.16%) Test Analyst
7 118 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 99 (6.66%) Consultant
9 78 (5.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 78 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 72 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 70 (4.71%) Tester
12 63 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 59 (3.97%) Software Developer
13 59 (3.97%) Web Developer
14 48 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
15 46 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
16 44 (2.96%) CRM Developer
17 41 (2.76%) Release Manager
18 40 (2.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (55.32%) .NET
2 374 (25.17%) ASP.NET
3 293 (19.72%) HTML
4 280 (18.84%) .NET Framework
5 231 (15.55%) Web Services
6 230 (15.48%) jQuery
6 230 (15.48%) WCF
7 221 (14.87%) CSS
8 191 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 190 (12.79%) XML
10 176 (11.84%) Entity Framework
11 122 (8.21%) HTML5
11 122 (8.21%) SOAP
12 112 (7.54%) AngularJS
13 105 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 100 (6.73%) RESTful
15 99 (6.66%) WPF
16 93 (6.26%) REST
17 91 (6.12%) WinForms
18 74 (4.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.29%) User Experience
3 31 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 28 (1.88%) N-Tier
5 26 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (1.62%) Clustering
6 24 (1.62%) DataPower
6 24 (1.62%) Replication
7 15 (1.01%) Derivative
7 15 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 14 (0.94%) Data Integration
9 9 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 9 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.61%) Smart Meter
9 9 (0.61%) Statistics
10 8 (0.54%) Life Science
10 8 (0.54%) NHS
10 8 (0.54%) W3C
11 7 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 367 (24.70%) Windows
2 129 (8.68%) Windows Server
3 61 (4.10%) Linux
4 51 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.10%) Unix
7 43 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.67%) Android
14 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.54%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.34%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (21.80%) MVC
3 250 (16.82%) TDD
4 246 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
5 243 (16.35%) Scrum
6 185 (12.45%) Unit Testing
7 136 (9.15%) CRM
8 128 (8.61%) BDD
8 128 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (8.14%) SDLC
10 120 (8.08%) Automated Testing
11 117 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 113 (7.60%) Software Engineering
13 111 (7.47%) ITIL
14 102 (6.86%) Test Scripting
15 90 (6.06%) Release Management
15 90 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
16 89 (5.99%) Waterfall
17 88 (5.92%) UML
18 84 (5.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 773 (52.02%) C#
2 616 (41.45%) SQL
3 345 (23.22%) JavaScript
4 224 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 189 (12.72%) PowerShell
6 94 (6.33%) Java
7 74 (4.98%) C++
8 70 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 59 (3.97%) VB
10 45 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 33 (2.22%) VBScript
12 31 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.75%) XAML
14 24 (1.62%) PHP
15 21 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.35%) VB6
17 17 (1.14%) Perl
18 15 (1.01%) C
19 12 (0.81%) Python
20 11 (0.74%) F#
Qualifications
1 124 (8.34%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.13%) SC Cleared
3 97 (6.53%) Degree
4 91 (6.12%) ISEB
5 70 (4.71%) ISTQB
6 38 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.47%) MCITP
11 7 (0.47%) MCSD
12 5 (0.34%) MCPD
12 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.20%) CCEA
14 3 (0.20%) CCNA
14 3 (0.20%) CCNP
14 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.00%) QA
2 25 (1.68%) ISO 9001
2 25 (1.68%) TickIT
3 7 (0.47%) SLA
4 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.13%) SDET
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.54%) Docker
5 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.40%) vCloud
7 3 (0.20%) Firmware
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.95%) Puppet
4 19 (1.28%) SCOM
5 15 (1.01%) Ansible
6 12 (0.81%) Control-M
7 8 (0.54%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.47%) Nagios
9 6 (0.40%) logstash
10 5 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.34%) NetCrunch
11 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.13%) Mesos
13 1 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.067%) MOM
13 1 (0.067%) TIBCO Hawk
13 1 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 645 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 185 (12.45%) Oracle
3 46 (3.10%) IBM
4 28 (1.88%) Red Hat
5 25 (1.68%) VMware
6 22 (1.48%) HP
7 16 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 14 (0.94%) Informatica
8 14 (0.94%) Tableau
9 13 (0.87%) DevExpress
10 12 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 12 (0.81%) Sybase
11 11 (0.74%) SAP
12 10 (0.67%) Cisco
12 10 (0.67%) Remedy
12 10 (0.67%) Splunk
13 9 (0.61%) Google
13 9 (0.61%) LANDesk
13 9 (0.61%) Telerik
14 8 (0.54%) JD Edwards
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Qualserv
Rate: From £250 to £311 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competetive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 420-445
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xcede
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago