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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 170 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 665 513 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.06% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.93% 8.85% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 335 274
Average daily rate
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£375 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 23
Average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
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
6699 5798 5954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.77% 12.02% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4487 3845 3349
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 116 207
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 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
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 22 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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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 +18 279 £410 -2.38% 58
South East +25 105 £350 -3.78% 47
East of England -2 62 £425 - 23
South West -29 59 £350 -1.40% 10
Yorkshire +26 51 £338 +3.84% 27
North West +24 49 £315 +5.00% 32
West Midlands -26 24 £413 +32.00% 19
East Midlands 0 16 £318 +15.45% 16
North East - 11 £319 - 6
South Coast - - - -
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 871 (68.05%) .NET
2 733 (57.27%) C#
3 617 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
4 611 (47.73%) SQL Server
5 521 (40.70%) SQL
6 506 (39.53%) Microsoft
7 470 (36.72%) Visual Studio
8 415 (32.42%) ASP.NET
9 336 (26.25%) MVC
10 334 (26.09%) WCF
11 313 (24.45%) Scrum
12 305 (23.83%) Windows
13 272 (21.25%) JavaScript
14 256 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 252 (19.69%) HTML
16 230 (17.97%) CSS
17 226 (17.66%) Web Services
18 222 (17.34%) SQL Server 2008
19 217 (16.95%) XML
20 205 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
21 204 (15.94%) jQuery
22 184 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
23 183 (14.30%) TDD
24 179 (13.98%) Finance
25 169 (13.20%) SharePoint
26 164 (12.81%) T-SQL
27 163 (12.73%) MS Excel
28 150 (11.72%) Oracle
29 148 (11.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
30 138 (10.78%) Git (software)

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 169 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 102 (7.97%) IIS
3 55 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 50 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 49 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
6 42 (3.28%) CMS
7 30 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
8 17 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.09%) Confluence
10 13 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.55%) Node.js
15 5 (0.39%) Drupal
15 5 (0.39%) Kentico
16 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 163 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.19%) MS Office
3 15 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.63%) MS Project
5 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) FastStats
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Tridion
3 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
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%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.078%) Maximo
5 1 (0.078%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (9.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (3.05%) Office 365
3 31 (2.42%) PaaS
4 28 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.63%) GitHub
6 8 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.39%) SaaS
8 3 (0.23%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.33%) Internet
2 16 (1.25%) Intranet
3 8 (0.63%) DNS
4 7 (0.55%) SAN
4 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.55%) FTP
5 5 (0.39%) Extranet
6 4 (0.31%) DHCP
6 4 (0.31%) Wireless
7 3 (0.23%) Firewall
7 3 (0.23%) GSM
7 3 (0.23%) VoIP
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) HTTP
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.16%) SNMP
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 222 (17.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (3.67%) SSDT
9 39 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (2.81%) Oracle Database
11 33 (2.58%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.25%) DTS
13 16 (1.25%) MySQL
13 16 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.86%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 470 (36.72%) Visual Studio
2 138 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 117 (9.14%) TeamCity
4 76 (5.94%) Subversion
5 75 (5.86%) Selenium
6 69 (5.39%) JIRA
6 69 (5.39%) NUnit
7 68 (5.31%) MSBuild
8 60 (4.69%) Artifactory
9 54 (4.22%) SpecFlow
10 50 (3.91%) Maven
11 44 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
12 39 (3.05%) NuGet
13 36 (2.81%) Gradle
14 35 (2.73%) Jenkins
14 35 (2.73%) MSTest
15 28 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 23 (1.80%) FitNesse
17 21 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 17 (1.33%) Moq
General
1 179 (13.98%) Finance
2 31 (2.42%) Banking
3 28 (2.19%) Retail
4 26 (2.03%) Back Office
5 24 (1.88%) Marketing
6 19 (1.48%) Legal
7 16 (1.25%) Front Office
7 16 (1.25%) Publishing
8 12 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.55%) Automotive
11 5 (0.39%) Law
11 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.078%) Billing
Job Titles
1 664 (51.88%) Developer
2 327 (25.55%) .NET Developer
3 175 (13.67%) Analyst
4 130 (10.16%) C# Developer
5 118 (9.22%) Test Analyst
6 101 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 98 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 65 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 61 (4.77%) SQL Developer
10 58 (4.53%) SharePoint Developer
11 53 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.98%) Web Developer
13 47 (3.67%) Release Engineer
14 42 (3.28%) Tester
14 42 (3.28%) Build and Release Engineer
14 42 (3.28%) Build Engineer
15 37 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
15 37 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (2.66%) Software Developer
16 34 (2.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (68.05%) .NET
2 415 (32.42%) ASP.NET
3 334 (26.09%) WCF
4 256 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 252 (19.69%) HTML
6 230 (17.97%) CSS
7 226 (17.66%) Web Services
8 217 (16.95%) XML
9 205 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 204 (15.94%) jQuery
11 148 (11.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 129 (10.08%) WPF
13 87 (6.80%) HTML5
14 82 (6.41%) Ajax
15 78 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 72 (5.63%) REST
17 71 (5.55%) LINQ
18 68 (5.31%) SOAP
19 56 (4.38%) XSLT
19 56 (4.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.52%) N-Tier
3 31 (2.42%) Client/Server
3 31 (2.42%) User Experience
4 29 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 23 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.02%) Derivative
10 12 (0.94%) Clustering
11 11 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.86%) NHS
11 11 (0.86%) CMDB
11 11 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (0.70%) iPhone
12 9 (0.70%) Open Source
13 8 (0.63%) IVR
14 7 (0.55%) W3C
14 7 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 305 (23.83%) Windows
2 97 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.27%) Linux
5 26 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (1.95%) Android
7 23 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.80%) UNIX
8 15 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
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%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.078%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (26.25%) MVC
3 313 (24.45%) Scrum
4 184 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
5 183 (14.30%) TDD
6 133 (10.39%) Unit Testing
7 127 (9.92%) Automated Testing
8 125 (9.77%) OO
9 117 (9.14%) Configuration Management
10 86 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 85 (6.64%) Release Management
12 82 (6.41%) BDD
12 82 (6.41%) Software Testing
13 78 (6.09%) Software Engineering
14 73 (5.70%) Automation Testing
15 72 (5.63%) E-Commerce
16 69 (5.39%) Web Development
16 69 (5.39%) Test Scripting
17 62 (4.84%) CRM
18 60 (4.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 733 (57.27%) C#
2 521 (40.70%) SQL
3 272 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 164 (12.81%) T-SQL
5 114 (8.91%) PowerShell
6 98 (7.66%) VB.NET
7 77 (6.02%) Java
8 62 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.67%) VB
10 34 (2.66%) Python
11 25 (1.95%) XAML
12 23 (1.80%) Ruby
13 22 (1.72%) C++
14 20 (1.56%) PHP
15 17 (1.33%) VB6
16 15 (1.17%) VBScript
17 13 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.94%) C
19 10 (0.78%) VBA
20 6 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 78 (6.09%) ISEB
3 73 (5.70%) Degree
4 61 (4.77%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (2.73%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (1.41%) MCITP
9 11 (0.86%) MCSE
10 8 (0.63%) MCSA
10 8 (0.63%) MCSD
11 7 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.47%) MCP
12 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.39%) MCTS
14 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.23%) HND
15 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (10.00%) QA
2 9 (0.70%) HL7
3 6 (0.47%) SLA
4 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.078%) EMIR
6 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.63%) vCloud
3 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.078%) Varnish
6 1 (0.078%) Squid
Systems Management
1 44 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.64%) Puppet
4 12 (0.94%) SCCM
5 3 (0.23%) Nagios
5 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) SCOM
6 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.078%) Salt
7 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.078%) AppManager
Vendors
1 506 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 150 (11.72%) Oracle
3 41 (3.20%) Red Gate
4 30 (2.34%) Telerik
5 24 (1.88%) IBM
6 23 (1.80%) DevExpress
6 23 (1.80%) VMware
7 19 (1.48%) Sitecore
8 18 (1.41%) SAP
8 18 (1.41%) HP
9 16 (1.25%) Serena
10 15 (1.17%) Sybase
11 8 (0.63%) Cisco
11 8 (0.63%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.55%) Splunk
13 6 (0.47%) Twitter
13 6 (0.47%) Remedy
13 6 (0.47%) Cognos
14 5 (0.39%) JBoss
14 5 (0.39%) Business Objects
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £363 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 320 - 360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 6 days ago