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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 158 170 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 710 635 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 9.92% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 389 339
Average daily rate
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£394 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +32 308 £425 - 82
South East +21 149 £397 +23.90% 46
Yorkshire +6 69 £340 +6.66% 32
South West -12 54 £350 - 16
North West -16 50 £350 +9.37% 29
West Midlands +12 30 £350 +1.74% 14
East of England -47 23 £375 -6.25% 16
East Midlands +3 18 £350 +2.18% 13
North East -29 6 £305 -2.40% 3
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 783 (60.56%) .NET
2 679 (52.51%) SQL Server
3 663 (51.28%) C#
4 617 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
5 586 (45.32%) Microsoft
6 509 (39.37%) SQL
7 407 (31.48%) ASP.NET
8 335 (25.91%) Visual Studio
9 316 (24.44%) MVC
10 310 (23.98%) JavaScript
11 292 (22.58%) Scrum
12 254 (19.64%) Windows
13 251 (19.41%) HTML
14 245 (18.95%) Finance
15 240 (18.56%) CSS
16 233 (18.02%) Web Services
17 222 (17.17%) jQuery
18 220 (17.01%) WCF
19 219 (16.94%) .NET Framework
20 215 (16.63%) TDD
21 210 (16.24%) T-SQL
22 205 (15.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 194 (15.00%) MS Excel
24 190 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
25 181 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 179 (13.84%) XML
26 179 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
26 179 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
27 156 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
28 150 (11.60%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 134 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 128 (9.90%) IIS
3 84 (6.50%) BizTalk Server
4 46 (3.56%) CMS
5 38 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (1.93%) JBoss
7 23 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.77%) Node.js
12 10 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.70%) Confluence
14 8 (0.62%) Apache
15 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
17 5 (0.39%) Documentum
18 4 (0.31%) LiveCycle
18 4 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 194 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.70%) MS Office
3 11 (0.85%) MS Project
4 10 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.46%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 67 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.39%) Maximo
5 4 (0.31%) Aligne
5 4 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.23%) Endur
7 2 (0.15%) Tridion
7 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.077%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.077%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.78%) Office 365
4 11 (0.85%) SaaS
5 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.46%) IaaS
6 4 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.077%) GitHub
7 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.93%) Internet
2 19 (1.47%) Intranet
3 16 (1.24%) HTTP
4 9 (0.70%) LAN
5 8 (0.62%) WAN
5 8 (0.62%) VPN
6 7 (0.54%) SNMP
6 7 (0.54%) DSL
6 7 (0.54%) Wireless
6 7 (0.54%) IPsec
6 7 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (0.46%) Firewall
8 5 (0.39%) DNS
8 5 (0.39%) SAN
8 5 (0.39%) SMTP
8 5 (0.39%) WLAN
9 4 (0.31%) FTP
9 4 (0.31%) LDAP
9 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 679 (52.51%) SQL Server
2 205 (15.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 181 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 148 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 114 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 46 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (2.71%) SSDT
11 30 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
12 29 (2.24%) OLAP
13 24 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (1.70%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.55%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (1.47%) MySQL
17 14 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
18 12 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 335 (25.91%) Visual Studio
2 103 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 84 (6.50%) Subversion
4 75 (5.80%) Selenium
5 65 (5.03%) JIRA
6 57 (4.41%) NUnit
7 49 (3.79%) Jenkins
8 48 (3.71%) MSBuild
9 47 (3.63%) TeamCity
10 45 (3.48%) SpecFlow
11 35 (2.71%) Maven
12 32 (2.47%) MSTest
13 28 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 27 (2.09%) Cucumber
15 25 (1.93%) ReSharper
16 24 (1.86%) JUnit
16 24 (1.86%) SoapUI
17 21 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
18 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 18 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 245 (18.95%) Finance
2 51 (3.94%) Retail
3 50 (3.87%) Banking
4 27 (2.09%) Back Office
5 19 (1.47%) Marketing
6 18 (1.39%) Publishing
7 12 (0.93%) Legal
7 12 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 12 (0.93%) Front Office
8 9 (0.70%) Law
9 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.31%) Local Government
10 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.31%) Games
10 4 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.15%) French Language
12 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 741 (57.31%) Developer
2 214 (16.55%) .NET Developer
3 181 (14.00%) Analyst
4 119 (9.20%) C# Developer
5 99 (7.66%) SQL Developer
6 88 (6.81%) Test Analyst
7 75 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 74 (5.72%) Web Developer
9 64 (4.95%) Architect
10 63 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 56 (4.33%) Consultant
13 51 (3.94%) Tester
14 42 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
15 41 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
16 40 (3.09%) DBA
17 38 (2.94%) Software Developer
18 37 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 33 (2.55%) SQL DBA
20 32 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (60.56%) .NET
2 407 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 251 (19.41%) HTML
4 240 (18.56%) CSS
5 233 (18.02%) Web Services
6 222 (17.17%) jQuery
7 220 (17.01%) WCF
8 219 (16.94%) .NET Framework
9 179 (13.84%) XML
9 179 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 123 (9.51%) Entity Framework
11 96 (7.42%) HTML5
12 87 (6.73%) AngularJS
13 85 (6.57%) SOAP
14 80 (6.19%) WPF
15 79 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 75 (5.80%) LINQ
17 69 (5.34%) Ajax
18 65 (5.03%) CSS3
19 58 (4.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 24 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 22 (1.70%) User Experience
5 20 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.47%) Replication
7 17 (1.31%) Clustering
7 17 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 12 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 12 (0.93%) Derivative
10 10 (0.77%) Market Risk
10 10 (0.77%) W3C
10 10 (0.77%) EFT
11 9 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (0.62%) NHS
12 8 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.62%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 254 (19.64%) Windows
2 65 (5.03%) Linux
3 45 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.78%) Ubuntu
5 23 (1.78%) UNIX
6 22 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.55%) Android
8 19 (1.47%) Debian
9 11 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) MVS
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (24.44%) MVC
3 292 (22.58%) Scrum
4 215 (16.63%) TDD
5 190 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
7 150 (11.60%) Unit Testing
8 124 (9.59%) SDLC
9 104 (8.04%) BDD
10 101 (7.81%) CRM
11 99 (7.66%) OO
12 92 (7.12%) SOA
13 88 (6.81%) ETL
14 80 (6.19%) Release Management
15 70 (5.41%) Test Automation
16 68 (5.26%) ITIL
17 67 (5.18%) Web Development
18 63 (4.87%) E-Commerce
19 60 (4.64%) DevOps
20 59 (4.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 663 (51.28%) C#
2 509 (39.37%) SQL
3 310 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 210 (16.24%) T-SQL
5 134 (10.36%) PowerShell
6 97 (7.50%) Java
7 88 (6.81%) VB.NET
8 64 (4.95%) VB
9 51 (3.94%) Python
9 51 (3.94%) C++
10 30 (2.32%) VB6
11 22 (1.70%) VBScript
12 20 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.39%) Perl
14 15 (1.16%) C
14 15 (1.16%) XAML
15 12 (0.93%) VBA
15 12 (0.93%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 68 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.95%) Degree
3 56 (4.33%) ISEB
4 49 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.40%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.70%) MCTS
10 7 (0.54%) MCITP
10 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.54%) MCSA
10 7 (0.54%) CCNP
11 6 (0.46%) PMP
12 5 (0.39%) CCNA
12 5 (0.39%) MCSD
13 4 (0.31%) HND
13 4 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.28%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.077%) TickIT
5 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 19 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.77%) GridGain
5 8 (0.62%) Docker
6 4 (0.31%) Varnish
7 2 (0.15%) vCloud
7 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.077%) XenApp
8 1 (0.077%) XenServer
8 1 (0.077%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.077%) Samba
8 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.24%) Puppet
4 20 (1.55%) BladeLogic
5 17 (1.31%) Ansible
6 14 (1.08%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.85%) SCOM
8 10 (0.77%) SCCM
9 7 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.46%) Control-M
11 4 (0.31%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.077%) CA Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.077%) WMI
14 1 (0.077%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 586 (45.32%) Microsoft
2 104 (8.04%) Oracle
3 34 (2.63%) Telerik
4 33 (2.55%) IBM
5 26 (2.01%) HP
6 24 (1.86%) VMware
7 20 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.24%) Tableau
8 16 (1.24%) Serena
9 15 (1.16%) SAP
9 15 (1.16%) Perforce
10 12 (0.93%) Cognos
11 11 (0.85%) CA
11 11 (0.85%) Remedy
12 10 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (0.77%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.70%) AppDynamics
13 9 (0.70%) Adobe
13 9 (0.70%) Capita
14 8 (0.62%) CheckPoint
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day plus other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £590 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago