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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 181 202 199
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 622 493 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.15% 8.70% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 318 271
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £548
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
6795 5664 5681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.75% 11.82% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 3776 3253
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 £542 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 219
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 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +23 256 £400 - 59
South East -7 99 £350 -1.40% 60
South West -21 57 £325 - 22
East of England -4 53 £425 +11.84% 31
Yorkshire +10 52 £300 -4.00% 23
North West +9 36 £315 +28.57% 28
West Midlands -11 36 £419 +16.31% 11
East Midlands +16 31 £300 +9.09% 10
North East - 5 £331 - 7
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 834 (66.45%) .NET
2 706 (56.25%) C#
3 618 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
4 578 (46.06%) SQL Server
5 544 (43.35%) SQL
6 500 (39.84%) Microsoft
7 427 (34.02%) Visual Studio
8 413 (32.91%) ASP.NET
9 362 (28.84%) MVC
10 316 (25.18%) JavaScript
11 303 (24.14%) Scrum
12 301 (23.98%) HTML
12 301 (23.98%) WCF
13 273 (21.75%) CSS
14 262 (20.88%) .NET Framework
15 261 (20.80%) Windows
16 235 (18.73%) Web Services
17 226 (18.01%) jQuery
18 224 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 214 (17.05%) TDD
20 205 (16.33%) XML
21 194 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
22 183 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
23 181 (14.42%) Finance
24 174 (13.86%) T-SQL
25 173 (13.78%) MS Excel
25 173 (13.78%) SharePoint
26 160 (12.75%) Oracle
27 152 (12.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 135 (10.76%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 173 (13.78%) SharePoint
2 100 (7.97%) IIS
3 56 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 53 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 48 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
6 43 (3.43%) CMS
7 28 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
8 15 (1.20%) Node.js
9 14 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.04%) Confluence
11 10 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.56%) JBoss
14 7 (0.56%) Kentico
15 6 (0.48%) LiveCycle
16 5 (0.40%) Drupal
17 4 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 173 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.87%) MS Office
3 19 (1.51%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.80%) MS Project
5 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 58 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.48%) 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%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.080%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.080%) Maximo
5 1 (0.080%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.47%) PaaS
3 24 (1.91%) Office 365
4 22 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.64%) GitHub
7 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.080%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.59%) Internet
2 15 (1.20%) Intranet
3 8 (0.64%) FTP
4 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.56%) DNS
5 6 (0.48%) SAN
6 4 (0.32%) DHCP
6 4 (0.32%) Extranet
6 4 (0.32%) Firewall
6 4 (0.32%) Wireless
7 3 (0.24%) SMTP
7 3 (0.24%) HTTP
7 3 (0.24%) GSM
7 3 (0.24%) VoIP
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.16%) SNMP
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
9 1 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 194 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 38 (3.03%) SSDT
11 32 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 29 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (1.59%) MySQL
14 17 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (1.20%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.96%) DTS
16 12 (0.96%) MongoDB
17 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 427 (34.02%) Visual Studio
2 133 (10.60%) Git (software)
3 103 (8.21%) TeamCity
4 96 (7.65%) Selenium
5 81 (6.45%) Subversion
6 79 (6.29%) NUnit
7 77 (6.14%) JIRA
8 63 (5.02%) SpecFlow
9 55 (4.38%) MSBuild
10 44 (3.51%) Artifactory
11 41 (3.27%) MSTest
12 38 (3.03%) Maven
13 36 (2.87%) Jenkins
13 36 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 33 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 28 (2.23%) NuGet
16 27 (2.15%) Gradle
17 26 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 21 (1.67%) ReSharper
19 20 (1.59%) FitNesse
General
1 181 (14.42%) Finance
2 36 (2.87%) Banking
3 30 (2.39%) Back Office
4 24 (1.91%) Retail
5 20 (1.59%) Marketing
6 17 (1.35%) Legal
7 16 (1.27%) Front Office
8 15 (1.20%) Publishing
9 13 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.64%) Automotive
11 7 (0.56%) Advertising
12 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.40%) Law
14 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.080%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.080%) Games
Job Titles
1 681 (54.26%) Developer
2 338 (26.93%) .NET Developer
3 179 (14.26%) Analyst
4 148 (11.79%) C# Developer
5 110 (8.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 107 (8.53%) Test Analyst
7 99 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 67 (5.34%) SQL Developer
9 65 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
10 60 (4.78%) SharePoint Developer
11 58 (4.62%) Tester
12 52 (4.14%) Web Developer
13 46 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
14 41 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (3.03%) Architect
16 33 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
17 32 (2.55%) Software Developer
17 32 (2.55%) Release Engineer
18 31 (2.47%) Software Engineer
19 30 (2.39%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (66.45%) .NET
2 413 (32.91%) ASP.NET
3 301 (23.98%) HTML
3 301 (23.98%) WCF
4 273 (21.75%) CSS
5 262 (20.88%) .NET Framework
6 235 (18.73%) Web Services
7 226 (18.01%) jQuery
8 224 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 205 (16.33%) XML
10 152 (12.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 98 (7.81%) HTML5
12 82 (6.53%) Ajax
13 79 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 77 (6.14%) REST
15 75 (5.98%) WPF
16 70 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 65 (5.18%) SOAP
18 63 (5.02%) JSON
19 55 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.59%) N-Tier
3 38 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.63%) User Experience
5 31 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 28 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.51%) Open Source
10 14 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.04%) NHS
12 11 (0.88%) W3C
12 11 (0.88%) Clustering
12 11 (0.88%) Derivative
12 11 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
13 10 (0.80%) iPhone
14 8 (0.64%) IVR
15 7 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 261 (20.80%) Windows
2 59 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (2.95%) Android
5 34 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.15%) UNIX
7 26 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.43%) Linux
9 16 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.56%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.080%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (28.84%) MVC
3 303 (24.14%) Scrum
4 214 (17.05%) TDD
5 183 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (10.76%) Unit Testing
7 125 (9.96%) Automated Testing
8 117 (9.32%) OO
9 101 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 85 (6.77%) BDD
11 76 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 74 (5.90%) Migration
12 74 (5.90%) Workflow
13 73 (5.82%) Release Management
14 69 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 69 (5.50%) Web Development
14 69 (5.50%) CRM
14 69 (5.50%) Automation Testing
15 64 (5.10%) Software Testing
16 56 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 706 (56.25%) C#
2 544 (43.35%) SQL
3 316 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 174 (13.86%) T-SQL
5 99 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 92 (7.33%) Java
7 89 (7.09%) VB.NET
8 67 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 31 (2.47%) VB
10 26 (2.07%) PHP
11 24 (1.91%) Python
12 22 (1.75%) C++
13 18 (1.43%) Ruby
13 18 (1.43%) XAML
14 12 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.96%) C
15 11 (0.88%) VBA
15 11 (0.88%) VBScript
16 10 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 75 (5.98%) Degree
3 70 (5.58%) ISEB
4 53 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.43%) MCITP
8 16 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.80%) MCSE
10 9 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.64%) MCSA
11 8 (0.64%) MCSD
12 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.56%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.40%) MCP
15 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.32%) MCTS
16 3 (0.24%) HND
16 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (10.04%) QA
2 13 (1.04%) SLA
3 9 (0.72%) HL7
4 7 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.080%) WCAG
7 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) vCloud
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.080%) Varnish
6 1 (0.080%) GridGain
6 1 (0.080%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.35%) Puppet
4 9 (0.72%) SCCM
5 3 (0.24%) SCOM
5 3 (0.24%) Nagios
6 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.080%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.080%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.080%) logstash
7 1 (0.080%) Kibana
7 1 (0.080%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 500 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 160 (12.75%) Oracle
3 33 (2.63%) Red Gate
4 30 (2.39%) Telerik
5 22 (1.75%) IBM
5 22 (1.75%) VMware
6 20 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.51%) DevExpress
8 17 (1.35%) HP
9 14 (1.12%) Serena
10 13 (1.04%) SAP
11 10 (0.80%) Adobe
12 9 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.64%) Cisco
13 8 (0.64%) Google
14 6 (0.48%) Splunk
14 6 (0.48%) Twitter
14 6 (0.48%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.48%) Cognos
14 6 (0.48%) Sybase
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified -Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Engage PSG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 10 days ago