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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 173 189 187
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 598 492 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.11% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.61% 9.32% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 307 315
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.03% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £27.50 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -16.45%
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +5 193 £425 +6.25% 67
South East -15 135 £366 +4.64% 57
South West +3 64 £325 - 19
East Midlands +42 45 £350 +27.27% 14
North West +19 41 £375 +15.38% 40
West Midlands +18 39 £400 +26.48% 9
Yorkshire 0 38 £320 -8.70% 39
East of England -18 30 £388 +3.33% 29
North East -5 13 £230 - 7
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 766 (62.79%) .NET
2 668 (54.75%) C#
2 668 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (45.25%) SQL Server
4 530 (43.44%) SQL
5 443 (36.31%) Microsoft
6 412 (33.77%) ASP.NET
7 349 (28.61%) MVC
8 346 (28.36%) JavaScript
9 345 (28.28%) HTML
10 337 (27.62%) Visual Studio
11 318 (26.07%) CSS
12 314 (25.74%) Scrum
13 291 (23.85%) WCF
14 264 (21.64%) jQuery
15 255 (20.90%) Web Services
16 239 (19.59%) TDD
17 235 (19.26%) .NET Framework
18 227 (18.61%) XML
18 227 (18.61%) SQL Server 2008
19 219 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 215 (17.62%) Windows
21 174 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
22 171 (14.02%) T-SQL
23 169 (13.85%) SharePoint
24 165 (13.52%) Finance
25 155 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 154 (12.62%) MS Excel
27 152 (12.46%) Oracle
28 148 (12.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 169 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 96 (7.87%) IIS
3 58 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
3 58 (4.75%) CMS
3 58 (4.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 47 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.30%) Node.js
6 23 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (1.15%) Kentico
7 14 (1.15%) Confluence
8 13 (1.07%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.82%) MQSeries
10 9 (0.74%) JBoss
11 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.57%) LiveCycle
12 6 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
13 5 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
14 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 154 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.10%) MS Office
3 14 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.41%) MS Project
7 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.25%) FastStats
7 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.25%) Maximo
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.082%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.082%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.05%) PaaS
3 11 (0.90%) Office 365
4 10 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.57%) GitHub
6 3 (0.25%) SaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.082%) Heroku
8 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.62%) HTTP
2 27 (2.21%) Internet
3 15 (1.23%) Intranet
4 13 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.82%) FTP
5 10 (0.82%) SAN
6 6 (0.49%) DNS
7 4 (0.33%) Extranet
7 4 (0.33%) Firewall
7 4 (0.33%) Broadband
7 4 (0.33%) SMTP
7 4 (0.33%) 4G
7 4 (0.33%) LTE
8 3 (0.25%) Wireless
8 3 (0.25%) DHCP
8 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.16%) GSM
9 2 (0.16%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 227 (18.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 155 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 120 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (4.34%) Oracle Database
10 49 (4.02%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
12 24 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 24 (1.97%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.64%) SSDT
14 18 (1.48%) MySQL
15 17 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (1.39%) NoSQL
16 14 (1.15%) OLAP
17 13 (1.07%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 337 (27.62%) Visual Studio
2 111 (9.10%) Git (software)
3 104 (8.52%) JIRA
4 95 (7.79%) Selenium
5 90 (7.38%) Subversion
6 86 (7.05%) NUnit
7 70 (5.74%) Jenkins
8 69 (5.66%) TeamCity
9 51 (4.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 48 (3.93%) MSTest
10 48 (3.93%) SpecFlow
11 34 (2.79%) MSBuild
12 33 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 27 (2.21%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.80%) Moq
15 21 (1.72%) CruiseControl
16 20 (1.64%) ReSharper
17 17 (1.39%) Ant
18 14 (1.15%) JUnit
18 14 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 165 (13.52%) Finance
2 51 (4.18%) Banking
3 31 (2.54%) Retail
4 29 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.64%) Back Office
6 19 (1.56%) Legal
7 16 (1.31%) Publishing
8 13 (1.07%) Marketing
9 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.66%) Front Office
10 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.41%) Advertising
11 5 (0.41%) Automotive
12 4 (0.33%) Avionics
13 3 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 714 (58.52%) Developer
2 340 (27.87%) .NET Developer
3 156 (12.79%) C# Developer
4 150 (12.30%) Analyst
5 120 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (7.13%) Senior Developer
7 73 (5.98%) Test Analyst
8 71 (5.82%) Tester
9 57 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 57 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 57 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 54 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 54 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (3.77%) Web Developer
12 40 (3.28%) Architect
13 31 (2.54%) Software Developer
14 29 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
14 29 (2.38%) BizTalk Developer
15 27 (2.21%) Programmer
16 25 (2.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 766 (62.79%) .NET
2 412 (33.77%) ASP.NET
3 345 (28.28%) HTML
4 318 (26.07%) CSS
5 291 (23.85%) WCF
6 264 (21.64%) jQuery
7 255 (20.90%) Web Services
8 235 (19.26%) .NET Framework
9 227 (18.61%) XML
10 219 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 148 (12.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 93 (7.62%) Ajax
13 83 (6.80%) HTML5
14 75 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 60 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 60 (4.92%) CSS3
15 60 (4.92%) SOAP
16 59 (4.84%) XSLT
17 58 (4.75%) WPF
18 52 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.52%) User Experience
3 35 (2.87%) N-Tier
4 29 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
6 20 (1.64%) Open Source
6 20 (1.64%) Clustering
7 18 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 18 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.98%) NHS
10 11 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 11 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.74%) W3C
12 8 (0.66%) iPhone
12 8 (0.66%) RIA
12 8 (0.66%) Blog
13 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 215 (17.62%) Windows
2 41 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (3.28%) Linux
4 34 (2.79%) UNIX
5 32 (2.62%) Android
6 26 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.05%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.98%) AIX
9 11 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.41%) Windows CE
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (28.61%) MVC
3 314 (25.74%) Scrum
4 239 (19.59%) TDD
5 174 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
6 123 (10.08%) Unit Testing
7 108 (8.85%) OO
8 93 (7.62%) BDD
9 90 (7.38%) Automated Testing
10 75 (6.15%) CRM
10 75 (6.15%) SOA
11 72 (5.90%) Migration
12 70 (5.74%) Software Testing
13 66 (5.41%) Waterfall
14 64 (5.25%) Configuration Management
15 63 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 63 (5.16%) Workflow
15 63 (5.16%) Test Scripting
16 61 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 668 (54.75%) C#
2 530 (43.44%) SQL
3 346 (28.36%) JavaScript
4 171 (14.02%) T-SQL
5 113 (9.26%) Java
6 102 (8.36%) PowerShell
7 77 (6.31%) VB.NET
8 51 (4.18%) PL/SQL
9 37 (3.03%) Python
10 28 (2.30%) VB
11 27 (2.21%) C++
12 25 (2.05%) Ruby
13 21 (1.72%) XQuery
14 20 (1.64%) VBA
14 20 (1.64%) PHP
15 19 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.48%) XPath
17 14 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.15%) Perl
18 13 (1.07%) XAML
Qualifications
1 80 (6.56%) ISEB
2 62 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.69%) Degree
4 38 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 26 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.56%) HND
9 15 (1.23%) MCITP
10 12 (0.98%) MCSA
10 12 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.82%) MCSE
12 6 (0.49%) MCTS
12 6 (0.49%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.41%) MCP
14 4 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.16%) CCNA
15 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.11%) QA
2 13 (1.07%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) HL7
3 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.33%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.33%) DO-254
5 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.25%) WCAG
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.082%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.21%) Docker
3 10 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) GridGain
6 1 (0.082%) Squid
6 1 (0.082%) vSphere
6 1 (0.082%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.21%) Vagrant
3 22 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (0.33%) SCCM
5 4 (0.33%) SCOM
5 4 (0.33%) Control-M
6 3 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.16%) Nagios
7 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.16%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.082%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.082%) logstash
8 1 (0.082%) Kibana
8 1 (0.082%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 443 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 152 (12.46%) Oracle
3 21 (1.72%) Telerik
4 18 (1.48%) HP
5 13 (1.07%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.90%) Ektron
6 11 (0.90%) Adobe
7 10 (0.82%) Cisco
7 10 (0.82%) VMware
7 10 (0.82%) Serena
8 9 (0.74%) TIBCO
9 8 (0.66%) Twitter
10 7 (0.57%) Splunk
11 6 (0.49%) Tableau
11 6 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.49%) IBM
11 6 (0.49%) SAP
11 6 (0.49%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.41%) Perforce
12 5 (0.41%) EPiServer
South East
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Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
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Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Pari Passu
Rate: Rates Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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