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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 195 160 205
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +45
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 579 625 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.26% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.90% 9.98% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 394 239
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £32.45 £26.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £55.45 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +39.53%
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
6505 6261 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.83% 12.59% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4212 4090 3168
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 129 133
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £31.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +13 214 £420 +5.00% 76
South East -64 111 £350 -2.77% 47
Yorkshire +36 85 £325 +12.06% 29
East Midlands +16 43 £305 -2.40% 12
South West -31 37 £346 +6.53% 17
West Midlands +1 36 £350 +6.87% 12
East of England -19 21 £425 +21.51% 26
North West -34 20 £325 +10.16% 25
North East -6 6 £225 -19.64% 5
Midlands - 2 £470 -
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 666 (56.78%) .NET
2 602 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (51.07%) C#
4 597 (50.90%) SQL Server
5 524 (44.67%) Microsoft
6 505 (43.05%) SQL
7 375 (31.97%) ASP.NET
8 312 (26.60%) Visual Studio
9 285 (24.30%) JavaScript
10 282 (24.04%) MVC
11 252 (21.48%) Scrum
12 249 (21.23%) WCF
13 247 (21.06%) HTML
14 237 (20.20%) CSS
15 233 (19.86%) Web Services
16 229 (19.52%) jQuery
17 216 (18.41%) XML
18 205 (17.48%) Windows
19 202 (17.22%) .NET Framework
20 201 (17.14%) T-SQL
21 195 (16.62%) SQL Server 2008
22 193 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 187 (15.94%) TDD
24 180 (15.35%) Finance
25 176 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
26 160 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 160 (13.64%) MS Excel
27 157 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
28 140 (11.94%) SharePoint
29 130 (11.08%) SQL Server 2012

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 140 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 112 (9.55%) IIS
3 82 (6.99%) BizTalk Server
4 58 (4.94%) CMS
5 42 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (1.62%) Node.js
8 14 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 10 (0.85%) JBoss
10 10 (0.85%) Apache
11 9 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.77%) Kentico
11 9 (0.77%) Confluence
12 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.43%) Documentum
13 5 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 160 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.24%) MS Office
3 11 (0.94%) MS Project
4 9 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.085%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 54 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.26%) Maximo
6 2 (0.17%) Tridion
6 2 (0.17%) Primavera
7 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.085%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.085%) Magento
7 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.36%) Office 365
4 14 (1.19%) SaaS
5 7 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.34%) IaaS
6 4 (0.34%) PaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.81%) Internet
2 32 (2.73%) HTTP
3 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.60%) SAN
4 6 (0.51%) DNS
5 5 (0.43%) FTP
6 4 (0.34%) Broadband
6 4 (0.34%) Intranet
6 4 (0.34%) Firewall
6 4 (0.34%) LTE
6 4 (0.34%) 4G
7 3 (0.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.26%) LAN
7 3 (0.26%) LDAP
8 2 (0.17%) DHCP
8 2 (0.17%) WLAN
8 2 (0.17%) WAN
8 2 (0.17%) SNMP
8 2 (0.17%) DSL
8 2 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (50.90%) SQL Server
2 195 (16.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 193 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 160 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (11.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 98 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 86 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (4.77%) Relational Database
10 42 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.98%) SSDT
12 28 (2.39%) OLAP
13 26 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 24 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (1.45%) MS Access
16 16 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.36%) MarkLogic
17 15 (1.28%) DTS
18 14 (1.19%) OLAP Cube
19 12 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 312 (26.60%) Visual Studio
2 92 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 86 (7.33%) JIRA
4 72 (6.14%) Selenium
5 67 (5.71%) Subversion
6 66 (5.63%) Jenkins
7 53 (4.52%) NUnit
8 45 (3.84%) TeamCity
9 36 (3.07%) MSBuild
10 34 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 29 (2.47%) MSTest
12 21 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 20 (1.71%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.71%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.62%) JUnit
14 19 (1.62%) ReSharper
15 17 (1.45%) Maven
16 16 (1.36%) Ant
16 16 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (1.36%) SoapUI
General
1 180 (15.35%) Finance
2 46 (3.92%) Retail
3 42 (3.58%) Banking
4 20 (1.71%) Publishing
5 19 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.45%) Legal
7 13 (1.11%) Front Office
8 12 (1.02%) Back Office
8 12 (1.02%) Marketing
9 10 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.51%) Law
11 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Avionics
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Advertising
15 2 (0.17%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 685 (58.40%) Developer
2 236 (20.12%) .NET Developer
3 148 (12.62%) Analyst
4 118 (10.06%) C# Developer
5 74 (6.31%) Senior Developer
6 72 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (6.05%) Test Analyst
7 71 (6.05%) SQL Developer
8 64 (5.46%) Web Developer
9 51 (4.35%) Architect
10 50 (4.26%) Tester
11 48 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 48 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 42 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (3.50%) BizTalk Developer
14 40 (3.41%) Consultant
15 39 (3.32%) Programmer
16 37 (3.15%) Software Developer
17 36 (3.07%) Senior .NET Developer
18 34 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (56.78%) .NET
2 375 (31.97%) ASP.NET
3 249 (21.23%) WCF
4 247 (21.06%) HTML
5 237 (20.20%) CSS
6 233 (19.86%) Web Services
7 229 (19.52%) jQuery
8 216 (18.41%) XML
9 202 (17.22%) .NET Framework
10 176 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 112 (9.55%) Entity Framework
12 94 (8.01%) Ajax
13 75 (6.39%) LINQ
14 70 (5.97%) WPF
15 58 (4.94%) RESTful
15 58 (4.94%) HTML5
16 54 (4.60%) AngularJS
16 54 (4.60%) XSLT
17 49 (4.18%) SOAP
17 49 (4.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.75%) User Experience
3 30 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 19 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 16 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.36%) Clustering
6 16 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.11%) Derivative
7 13 (1.11%) Open Source
8 12 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
8 12 (1.02%) Replication
9 11 (0.94%) NHS
9 11 (0.94%) W3C
10 10 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.60%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.48%) Windows
2 75 (6.39%) Linux
3 42 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (2.56%) UNIX
6 21 (1.79%) Android
7 18 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.45%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.36%) Debian
10 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.43%) AIX
13 4 (0.34%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.26%) MVS
14 3 (0.26%) Solaris
14 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (24.04%) MVC
3 252 (21.48%) Scrum
4 187 (15.94%) TDD
5 157 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
7 116 (9.89%) OO
8 108 (9.21%) Unit Testing
9 95 (8.10%) SOA
10 80 (6.82%) ETL
11 79 (6.73%) CRM
12 67 (5.71%) BDD
13 64 (5.46%) Test Scripting
14 63 (5.37%) Waterfall
15 62 (5.29%) Release Management
15 62 (5.29%) DevOps
16 61 (5.20%) Web Development
17 58 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
18 54 (4.60%) Project Management
19 53 (4.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 599 (51.07%) C#
2 505 (43.05%) SQL
3 285 (24.30%) JavaScript
4 201 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 92 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 92 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 87 (7.42%) Java
7 51 (4.35%) Python
8 50 (4.26%) VB
9 27 (2.30%) XQuery
10 25 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.13%) C++
11 23 (1.96%) VB6
12 22 (1.88%) VBA
13 21 (1.79%) Ruby
14 18 (1.53%) VBScript
15 17 (1.45%) XPath
16 15 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.19%) Perl
18 10 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (5.46%) ISEB
2 49 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.09%) Degree
4 34 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 28 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.71%) HND
9 12 (1.02%) MCSA
10 10 (0.85%) MCTS
10 10 (0.85%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.68%) MCITP
12 7 (0.60%) MCSE
13 6 (0.51%) MCP
13 6 (0.51%) MCSD
14 4 (0.34%) MCAD
15 2 (0.17%) CCNP
15 2 (0.17%) CCNA
15 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.84%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.34%) DO-254
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.085%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (2.30%) Docker
2 21 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.085%) vCloud
6 1 (0.085%) GridGain
6 1 (0.085%) Samba
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.085%) Squid
6 1 (0.085%) XenApp
6 1 (0.085%) XenServer
6 1 (0.085%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (2.73%) Vagrant
2 30 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (1.62%) Puppet
5 10 (0.85%) Control-M
6 8 (0.68%) SCOM
7 4 (0.34%) Ansible
8 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.17%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.17%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.085%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.085%) WMI
Vendors
1 524 (44.67%) Microsoft
2 88 (7.50%) Oracle
3 26 (2.22%) Telerik
4 18 (1.53%) Tableau
5 17 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 17 (1.45%) HP
6 14 (1.19%) VMware
7 13 (1.11%) Remedy
8 11 (0.94%) SAP
8 11 (0.94%) Ektron
9 10 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 10 (0.85%) IBM
10 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.60%) Cisco
11 7 (0.60%) BMC
12 6 (0.51%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.51%) Perforce
13 5 (0.43%) EMC
13 5 (0.43%) Twitter
14 4 (0.34%) CA
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Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: Up to £320 per day
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £525 - £585 per day
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Crewe, Cheshire
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Hampshire
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London
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City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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City, London
Think IT Recruitment
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City, London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £335 to £350 per day
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Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
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London
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