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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 170 198 208
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 659 502 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.03% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.98% 8.56% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 323 286
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 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £47.75 £55.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £55.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +57.14%
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
6602 5864 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.00% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 3840 3411
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +24 263 £413 - 61
South East +19 115 £320 -8.57% 44
East of England +13 75 £425 +8.97% 21
South West -22 60 £350 -9.67% 20
North West +23 47 £315 +5.00% 36
Yorkshire +20 47 £325 - 23
West Midlands -36 18 £438 +27.73% 8
East Midlands +7 14 £350 +27.27% 8
North East - 10 £319 - 14
South Coast - - - -
Team Foundation Server
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 842 (65.88%) .NET
2 735 (57.51%) C#
3 597 (46.71%) SQL Server
4 518 (40.53%) Microsoft
5 511 (39.98%) SQL
6 478 (37.40%) Visual Studio
7 411 (32.16%) ASP.NET
8 376 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
9 318 (24.88%) MVC
10 316 (24.73%) WCF
11 310 (24.26%) Scrum
12 295 (23.08%) Windows
13 260 (20.34%) JavaScript
14 253 (19.80%) .NET Framework
15 249 (19.48%) HTML
16 225 (17.61%) CSS
16 225 (17.61%) Web Services
17 220 (17.21%) XML
18 214 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
19 207 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 194 (15.18%) TDD
21 193 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
22 191 (14.95%) jQuery
23 187 (14.63%) Finance
24 168 (13.15%) T-SQL
25 164 (12.83%) SharePoint
26 152 (11.89%) MS Excel
27 146 (11.42%) Unit Testing
28 145 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 141 (11.03%) Oracle

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 164 (12.83%) SharePoint
2 100 (7.82%) IIS
3 48 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
3 48 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 47 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 38 (2.97%) CMS
6 24 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (1.17%) Confluence
8 15 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.63%) Node.js
12 7 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.39%) Drupal
14 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 152 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.03%) MS Office
3 14 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.78%) MS Project
5 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Tridion
3 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.16%) Summit
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.078%) Maximo
5 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.90%) Office 365
3 26 (2.03%) PaaS
3 26 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.63%) GitHub
7 7 (0.55%) SaaS
8 5 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.17%) Internet
2 10 (0.78%) Intranet
3 9 (0.70%) SAN
4 7 (0.55%) DNS
4 7 (0.55%) FTP
5 6 (0.47%) HTTP
5 6 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.31%) DHCP
6 4 (0.31%) Wireless
7 3 (0.23%) Firewall
7 3 (0.23%) Extranet
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.16%) SNMP
8 2 (0.16%) GSM
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) VoIP
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (46.71%) SQL Server
2 214 (16.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (3.36%) SSDT
9 42 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 16 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (1.25%) DTS
13 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.10%) MySQL
15 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.78%) QlikView
17 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 478 (37.40%) Visual Studio
2 138 (10.80%) Git (software)
3 118 (9.23%) TeamCity
4 88 (6.89%) Selenium
5 75 (5.87%) NUnit
6 71 (5.56%) Subversion
6 71 (5.56%) JIRA
7 66 (5.16%) MSBuild
8 60 (4.69%) Artifactory
9 55 (4.30%) SpecFlow
10 52 (4.07%) Maven
11 44 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
12 40 (3.13%) NuGet
13 36 (2.82%) Gradle
14 35 (2.74%) Jenkins
15 32 (2.50%) MSTest
16 27 (2.11%) FitNesse
17 24 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 21 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 18 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 187 (14.63%) Finance
2 34 (2.66%) Retail
3 31 (2.43%) Banking
4 25 (1.96%) Back Office
5 23 (1.80%) Marketing
6 20 (1.56%) Front Office
7 17 (1.33%) Legal
8 16 (1.25%) Publishing
9 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 7 (0.55%) Automotive
11 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.23%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 657 (51.41%) Developer
2 330 (25.82%) .NET Developer
3 193 (15.10%) Analyst
4 136 (10.64%) Test Analyst
5 129 (10.09%) C# Developer
6 97 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 95 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 60 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 56 (4.38%) Web Developer
10 55 (4.30%) SQL Developer
11 54 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.99%) Tester
13 47 (3.68%) Release Engineer
14 46 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
15 42 (3.29%) Build Engineer
15 42 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
15 42 (3.29%) Build and Release Engineer
16 40 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
17 35 (2.74%) QA Analyst
18 34 (2.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (65.88%) .NET
2 411 (32.16%) ASP.NET
3 316 (24.73%) WCF
4 253 (19.80%) .NET Framework
5 249 (19.48%) HTML
6 225 (17.61%) CSS
6 225 (17.61%) Web Services
7 220 (17.21%) XML
8 207 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 191 (14.95%) jQuery
10 145 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 137 (10.72%) WPF
12 85 (6.65%) HTML5
13 82 (6.42%) LINQ
14 81 (6.34%) Ajax
15 76 (5.95%) REST
16 72 (5.63%) SOAP
17 67 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 55 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 53 (4.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.52%) N-Tier
2 34 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
3 28 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 25 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.02%) Derivative
7 12 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 11 (0.86%) NHS
8 11 (0.86%) CMDB
8 11 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (0.78%) Clustering
10 9 (0.70%) Open Source
11 7 (0.55%) Replication
11 7 (0.55%) GIS
11 7 (0.55%) W3C
12 6 (0.47%) Equities
13 5 (0.39%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 295 (23.08%) Windows
2 100 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.27%) Linux
5 24 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.64%) UNIX
6 21 (1.64%) Android
7 20 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.31%) VMS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.078%) AIX
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (24.88%) MVC
3 310 (24.26%) Scrum
4 194 (15.18%) TDD
5 193 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (11.42%) Unit Testing
7 140 (10.95%) Automated Testing
8 127 (9.94%) OO
9 113 (8.84%) Configuration Management
10 93 (7.28%) BDD
11 92 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 88 (6.89%) Software Testing
13 84 (6.57%) Software Engineering
13 84 (6.57%) Release Management
14 81 (6.34%) Automation Testing
15 77 (6.03%) E-Commerce
16 74 (5.79%) Test Scripting
17 71 (5.56%) Web Development
18 68 (5.32%) SOA
19 66 (5.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 735 (57.51%) C#
2 511 (39.98%) SQL
3 260 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 168 (13.15%) T-SQL
5 104 (8.14%) PowerShell
6 101 (7.90%) VB.NET
7 70 (5.48%) Java
8 55 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 51 (3.99%) VB
10 28 (2.19%) Python
10 28 (2.19%) XAML
11 21 (1.64%) VB6
12 19 (1.49%) Ruby
12 19 (1.49%) C++
13 18 (1.41%) PHP
14 16 (1.25%) VBScript
15 13 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.94%) C
17 9 (0.70%) VBA
18 5 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 79 (6.18%) ISEB
3 77 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 73 (5.71%) Degree
5 41 (3.21%) ISTQB
6 37 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.49%) MCITP
9 11 (0.86%) MCSE
10 8 (0.63%) MCSD
11 7 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.47%) MCP
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.31%) MCSA
15 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 3 (0.23%) MCPD
16 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (10.33%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) HL7
3 7 (0.55%) SLA
4 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.078%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 35 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.70%) vCloud
3 8 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.64%) Puppet
4 14 (1.10%) SCCM
5 4 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.078%) Salt
8 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.078%) AppManager
Vendors
1 518 (40.53%) Microsoft
2 141 (11.03%) Oracle
3 41 (3.21%) Red Gate
4 27 (2.11%) IBM
5 26 (2.03%) Telerik
6 24 (1.88%) VMware
6 24 (1.88%) DevExpress
7 21 (1.64%) SAP
8 20 (1.56%) HP
9 18 (1.41%) Sybase
10 17 (1.33%) Sitecore
11 12 (0.94%) Serena
12 8 (0.63%) Google
12 8 (0.63%) SolarWinds
12 8 (0.63%) Cisco
13 6 (0.47%) Cognos
13 6 (0.47%) Remedy
13 6 (0.47%) Splunk
13 6 (0.47%) Twitter
14 5 (0.39%) Tableau
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