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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 175 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 617 517 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.10% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 9.49% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 327 325
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
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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
6596 5445 5365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.23% 11.55% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3555 3365
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
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 £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £19.55 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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.

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Rank Change
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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 +35 235 £401 +0.31% 50
South East -35 120 £338 -3.57% 45
South West 0 69 £325 -16.66% 16
East Midlands +29 45 £350 +27.27% 7
West Midlands +14 42 £400 +21.21% 11
Yorkshire -3 39 £300 +1.69% 20
East of England -26 39 £400 +28.00% 18
North West -3 25 £350 +10.23% 18
North East -20 9 £225 - 5
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 836 (64.96%) .NET
2 710 (55.17%) C#
3 685 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
4 596 (46.31%) SQL Server
5 555 (43.12%) SQL
6 477 (37.06%) Microsoft
7 426 (33.10%) ASP.NET
8 383 (29.76%) Visual Studio
9 363 (28.21%) MVC
10 350 (27.20%) HTML
11 340 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 324 (25.17%) Scrum
12 324 (25.17%) WCF
13 321 (24.94%) CSS
14 267 (20.75%) .NET Framework
15 258 (20.05%) Web Services
16 249 (19.35%) jQuery
17 248 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 243 (18.88%) TDD
19 229 (17.79%) XML
20 228 (17.72%) Windows
21 225 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
22 182 (14.14%) SharePoint
23 181 (14.06%) T-SQL
24 178 (13.83%) Finance
25 176 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
26 172 (13.36%) MS Excel
27 170 (13.21%) Oracle
28 165 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 138 (10.72%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 182 (14.14%) SharePoint
2 98 (7.61%) IIS
3 58 (4.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 56 (4.35%) CMS
5 50 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 48 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
8 24 (1.86%) Node.js
9 14 (1.09%) Confluence
10 11 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.85%) JBoss
11 10 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.70%) Kentico
13 8 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.54%) LiveCycle
14 7 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
15 5 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
16 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 172 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.04%) MS Office
3 22 (1.71%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.62%) MS Project
5 7 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) FastStats
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 49 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Maximo
4 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.078%) Summit
5 1 (0.078%) Tridion
5 1 (0.078%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.49%) PaaS
3 17 (1.32%) Office 365
4 15 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.47%) GitHub
6 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.078%) Heroku
8 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.79%) Internet
2 14 (1.09%) Intranet
3 13 (1.01%) HTTP
4 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.78%) FTP
6 9 (0.70%) SAN
7 6 (0.47%) DNS
8 5 (0.39%) SMTP
9 4 (0.31%) DHCP
9 4 (0.31%) Extranet
9 4 (0.31%) Wireless
9 4 (0.31%) Firewall
10 3 (0.23%) S/MIME
10 3 (0.23%) GSM
10 3 (0.23%) VoIP
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) 3G
11 2 (0.16%) NAS
12 1 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.078%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (46.31%) SQL Server
2 248 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 136 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 70 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 47 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (3.34%) Relational Database
11 30 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (1.55%) DTS
14 19 (1.48%) MongoDB
15 18 (1.40%) MySQL
16 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 17 (1.32%) SSDT
17 16 (1.24%) NoSQL
17 16 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 383 (29.76%) Visual Studio
2 116 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 111 (8.62%) Selenium
4 100 (7.77%) JIRA
5 92 (7.15%) Subversion
6 90 (6.99%) NUnit
7 79 (6.14%) TeamCity
8 58 (4.51%) SpecFlow
9 52 (4.04%) Jenkins
10 46 (3.57%) MSTest
11 44 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 37 (2.87%) MSBuild
13 33 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 25 (1.94%) ReSharper
15 24 (1.86%) Eclipse
16 21 (1.63%) Artifactory
17 20 (1.55%) Moq
18 19 (1.48%) CruiseControl
19 18 (1.40%) Maven
20 15 (1.17%) JUnit
General
1 178 (13.83%) Finance
2 48 (3.73%) Banking
3 27 (2.10%) Back Office
4 24 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 24 (1.86%) Retail
5 18 (1.40%) Legal
6 16 (1.24%) Publishing
7 15 (1.17%) Marketing
8 11 (0.85%) Front Office
9 8 (0.62%) Automotive
9 8 (0.62%) Advertising
10 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.31%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.078%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.078%) French Language
Job Titles
1 736 (57.19%) Developer
2 351 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 171 (13.29%) Analyst
4 152 (11.81%) C# Developer
5 110 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 105 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 90 (6.99%) Test Analyst
8 67 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 66 (5.13%) Tester
10 60 (4.66%) SQL Developer
11 58 (4.51%) SharePoint Developer
12 53 (4.12%) Web Developer
13 48 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
14 42 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (2.72%) Software Developer
15 35 (2.72%) Architect
16 27 (2.10%) Consultant
16 27 (2.10%) Front-End Developer
17 26 (2.02%) Configuration Engineer
17 26 (2.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 836 (64.96%) .NET
2 426 (33.10%) ASP.NET
3 350 (27.20%) HTML
4 324 (25.17%) WCF
5 321 (24.94%) CSS
6 267 (20.75%) .NET Framework
7 258 (20.05%) Web Services
8 249 (19.35%) jQuery
9 229 (17.79%) XML
10 225 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 165 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 102 (7.93%) Ajax
13 96 (7.46%) HTML5
14 77 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 75 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 64 (4.97%) WPF
16 64 (4.97%) SOAP
17 62 (4.82%) REST
17 62 (4.82%) CSS3
18 61 (4.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.50%) User Experience
3 42 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 30 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (1.86%) Open Source
7 21 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.63%) Clustering
7 21 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.09%) NHS
10 14 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (0.85%) W3C
11 11 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (0.78%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.78%) iPhone
13 9 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 228 (17.72%) Windows
2 53 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (2.87%) UNIX
4 33 (2.56%) Linux
4 33 (2.56%) Android
5 27 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.93%) AIX
9 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.39%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.078%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.078%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (28.21%) MVC
3 324 (25.17%) Scrum
4 243 (18.88%) TDD
5 176 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
6 138 (10.72%) Unit Testing
7 115 (8.94%) OO
8 106 (8.24%) Automated Testing
9 92 (7.15%) BDD
10 76 (5.91%) Configuration Management
11 74 (5.75%) Migration
12 72 (5.59%) SOA
13 70 (5.44%) Software Testing
13 70 (5.44%) Web Development
14 68 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (5.21%) Workflow
15 67 (5.21%) Release Management
16 63 (4.90%) CRM
16 63 (4.90%) E-Commerce
17 61 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 710 (55.17%) C#
2 555 (43.12%) SQL
3 340 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 181 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 107 (8.31%) Java
6 102 (7.93%) PowerShell
7 93 (7.23%) VB.NET
8 64 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.56%) Python
9 33 (2.56%) VB
10 27 (2.10%) Ruby
10 27 (2.10%) PHP
11 22 (1.71%) C++
12 19 (1.48%) VBA
13 18 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.24%) XAML
14 16 (1.24%) VBScript
15 13 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.93%) VB6
17 11 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (5.98%) ISEB
2 71 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.35%) Degree
4 41 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.32%) MCITP
8 12 (0.93%) MCSA
8 12 (0.93%) HND
9 10 (0.78%) MCSE
10 8 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.39%) MCTS
13 5 (0.39%) MCP
14 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.16%) CCNA
15 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (8.86%) QA
2 17 (1.32%) SLA
3 10 (0.78%) HL7
4 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.93%) Docker
3 10 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.078%) GridGain
6 1 (0.078%) Squid
6 1 (0.078%) vSphere
6 1 (0.078%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 38 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.24%) Puppet
4 12 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.62%) SCCM
6 4 (0.31%) Control-M
7 3 (0.23%) Nagios
7 3 (0.23%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.078%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.078%) logstash
9 1 (0.078%) Kibana
Vendors
1 477 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 170 (13.21%) Oracle
3 32 (2.49%) Telerik
4 19 (1.48%) VMware
4 19 (1.48%) HP
5 16 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.09%) IBM
7 12 (0.93%) DevExpress
7 12 (0.93%) Serena
8 11 (0.85%) Cisco
8 11 (0.85%) Adobe
9 10 (0.78%) Ektron
10 9 (0.70%) SAP
11 8 (0.62%) TIBCO
11 8 (0.62%) Red Gate
11 8 (0.62%) Twitter
12 7 (0.54%) Splunk
13 6 (0.47%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.47%) Cognos
13 6 (0.47%) Business Objects
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