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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 179 188 196
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 597 527 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.34% 8.95% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 323 258
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £32.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
6393 5890 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.07% 12.33% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4143 3830 3050
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 104 137
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.78 £26.90 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 26 March 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
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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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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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 -12 177 £415 +3.75% 71
South East -14 131 £350 +6.06% 36
Yorkshire +17 72 £320 -1.53% 25
East Midlands +37 58 £350 +12.00% 12
South West -14 46 £346 +6.53% 17
North West -8 39 £300 +5.26% 30
West Midlands +7 33 £368 +16.20% 25
East of England -11 25 £425 +21.42% 25
North East +12 11 £248 -26.66% 7
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 701 (58.27%) .NET
2 636 (52.87%) C#
3 628 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
4 563 (46.80%) SQL Server
5 528 (43.89%) SQL
6 495 (41.15%) Microsoft
7 390 (32.42%) ASP.NET
8 339 (28.18%) Visual Studio
9 329 (27.35%) JavaScript
10 307 (25.52%) HTML
11 292 (24.27%) CSS
12 280 (23.28%) MVC
13 268 (22.28%) Scrum
14 258 (21.45%) jQuery
15 241 (20.03%) WCF
16 231 (19.20%) XML
17 230 (19.12%) Web Services
18 219 (18.20%) TDD
19 209 (17.37%) .NET Framework
20 201 (16.71%) Windows
21 198 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
21 198 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 194 (16.13%) T-SQL
23 179 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 178 (14.80%) Finance
25 157 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
26 149 (12.39%) MS Excel
27 144 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 144 (11.97%) SharePoint
28 124 (10.31%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 144 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 106 (8.81%) IIS
3 82 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
4 52 (4.32%) CMS
5 46 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (2.00%) Node.js
8 11 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.83%) MQSeries
10 9 (0.75%) Kentico
10 9 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.67%) Confluence
11 8 (0.67%) JBoss
11 8 (0.67%) Apache
12 7 (0.58%) LiveCycle
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.33%) Documentum
15 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 149 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.33%) MS Office
3 12 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.91%) MS Project
5 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.50%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.083%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 50 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Tridion
7 1 (0.083%) Magento
7 1 (0.083%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.91%) SaaS
2 11 (0.91%) Office 365
3 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.25%) PaaS
4 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.083%) Heroku
6 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.74%) HTTP
2 32 (2.66%) Internet
3 11 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.67%) FTP
4 8 (0.67%) Intranet
5 4 (0.33%) 4G
5 4 (0.33%) LTE
5 4 (0.33%) SMTP
5 4 (0.33%) Broadband
5 4 (0.33%) DNS
5 4 (0.33%) SAN
6 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
6 3 (0.25%) Firewall
6 3 (0.25%) VPN
6 3 (0.25%) LAN
7 2 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.17%) Network Security
7 2 (0.17%) LDAP
7 2 (0.17%) WLAN
7 2 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (46.80%) SQL Server
2 198 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 144 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (9.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 77 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 64 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (4.49%) Relational Database
10 49 (4.07%) Oracle Database
11 36 (2.99%) SSDT
12 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (2.00%) OLAP
14 22 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (1.50%) MS Access
16 17 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (1.25%) MongoDB
18 14 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
18 14 (1.16%) MarkLogic
18 14 (1.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 339 (28.18%) Visual Studio
2 94 (7.81%) JIRA
3 84 (6.98%) Selenium
4 83 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 68 (5.65%) NUnit
6 64 (5.32%) Subversion
7 61 (5.07%) Jenkins
8 53 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 42 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 34 (2.83%) SpecFlow
10 34 (2.83%) MSTest
11 32 (2.66%) MSBuild
12 28 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 21 (1.75%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.41%) CruiseControl
14 17 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (1.41%) ReSharper
15 16 (1.33%) Moq
15 16 (1.33%) Ant
15 16 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 178 (14.80%) Finance
2 44 (3.66%) Banking
3 38 (3.16%) Retail
4 22 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.83%) Publishing
5 16 (1.33%) Back Office
6 15 (1.25%) Legal
7 12 (1.00%) Front Office
8 11 (0.91%) Marketing
9 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Avionics
12 4 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.25%) Advertising
13 3 (0.25%) Games
13 3 (0.25%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 709 (58.94%) Developer
2 288 (23.94%) .NET Developer
3 155 (12.88%) Analyst
4 145 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 100 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 76 (6.32%) SQL Developer
7 74 (6.15%) Test Analyst
8 66 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 65 (5.40%) Tester
10 56 (4.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 53 (4.41%) Web Developer
12 51 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (3.91%) Architect
14 41 (3.41%) BizTalk Developer
15 39 (3.24%) SharePoint Developer
15 39 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
16 38 (3.16%) Consultant
17 35 (2.91%) Software Developer
18 33 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 31 (2.58%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (58.27%) .NET
2 390 (32.42%) ASP.NET
3 307 (25.52%) HTML
4 292 (24.27%) CSS
5 258 (21.45%) jQuery
6 241 (20.03%) WCF
7 231 (19.20%) XML
8 230 (19.12%) Web Services
9 209 (17.37%) .NET Framework
10 198 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 95 (7.90%) Ajax
13 74 (6.15%) LINQ
14 71 (5.90%) WPF
15 69 (5.74%) HTML5
16 60 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 58 (4.82%) CSS3
18 54 (4.49%) AngularJS
18 54 (4.49%) XSLT
19 49 (4.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.66%) User Experience
3 23 (1.91%) N-Tier
4 22 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 22 (1.83%) Open Source
4 22 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 19 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.25%) Clustering
6 15 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.00%) NHS
9 12 (1.00%) W3C
10 11 (0.91%) Derivative
10 11 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.75%) Replication
12 8 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 201 (16.71%) Windows
2 44 (3.66%) Linux
3 38 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (2.91%) UNIX
5 30 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.16%) Android
7 22 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.91%) AIX
9 9 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.50%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.25%) Solaris
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (23.28%) MVC
3 268 (22.28%) Scrum
4 219 (18.20%) TDD
5 157 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (10.31%) Unit Testing
7 114 (9.48%) OO
8 96 (7.98%) SOA
9 92 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
10 75 (6.23%) CRM
11 74 (6.15%) ETL
12 71 (5.90%) Waterfall
13 70 (5.82%) Test Scripting
14 69 (5.74%) Automated Testing
15 66 (5.49%) BDD
16 62 (5.15%) Migration
17 61 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 60 (4.99%) Web Development
18 60 (4.99%) Project Management
19 57 (4.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 636 (52.87%) C#
2 528 (43.89%) SQL
3 329 (27.35%) JavaScript
4 194 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 97 (8.06%) Java
6 92 (7.65%) VB.NET
7 78 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 39 (3.24%) VB
9 31 (2.58%) Python
10 28 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 25 (2.08%) XQuery
11 25 (2.08%) VBA
12 24 (2.00%) C++
13 23 (1.91%) Ruby
14 20 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.58%) XPath
15 19 (1.58%) VB6
15 19 (1.58%) PHP
16 14 (1.16%) VBScript
17 13 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (5.65%) ISEB
2 65 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.74%) Degree
4 36 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (2.16%) ISTQB
8 18 (1.50%) HND
9 12 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.00%) MCSA
10 10 (0.83%) MCTS
11 9 (0.75%) MCITP
12 7 (0.58%) MCSE
12 7 (0.58%) MCP
13 5 (0.42%) MCSD
13 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.25%) MCAD
15 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.17%) CCNP
15 2 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.98%) QA
2 12 (1.00%) SLA
3 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.33%) DO-254
6 3 (0.25%) WCAG
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.083%) GxP
8 1 (0.083%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (2.24%) Docker
2 15 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) GridGain
6 1 (0.083%) Samba
6 1 (0.083%) XenApp
6 1 (0.083%) XenServer
6 1 (0.083%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (2.08%) Vagrant
3 17 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.75%) Control-M
4 9 (0.75%) Puppet
5 7 (0.58%) SCOM
6 3 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.083%) WMI
8 1 (0.083%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.083%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 495 (41.15%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.89%) Oracle
3 19 (1.58%) Telerik
4 14 (1.16%) HP
5 13 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.00%) Tableau
7 10 (0.83%) DevExpress
7 10 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 9 (0.75%) VMware
8 9 (0.75%) Remedy
8 9 (0.75%) Ektron
9 8 (0.67%) SAP
9 8 (0.67%) Adobe
10 7 (0.58%) Cisco
10 7 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.42%) Serena
11 5 (0.42%) BMC
11 5 (0.42%) IBM
11 5 (0.42%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.33%) Splunk
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