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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 192 162 203
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 567 618 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.29% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 10.10% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 394 246
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%
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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 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 22 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 -9 217 £425 +2.40% 82
South East -32 116 £350 -8.49% 46
Yorkshire +32 78 £328 +4.80% 23
West Midlands +13 43 £350 +7.69% 9
South West -24 35 £350 +7.69% 27
East Midlands +4 31 £303 -4.72% 11
East of England -31 21 £425 +16.43% 21
North West -41 17 £325 +12.06% 27
North East -13 3 £263 +0.96% 10
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 (58.01%) .NET
2 597 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 594 (51.74%) C#
4 587 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
5 529 (46.08%) Microsoft
6 495 (43.12%) SQL
7 375 (32.67%) ASP.NET
8 296 (25.78%) Visual Studio
9 284 (24.74%) MVC
10 265 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 254 (22.13%) Scrum
12 243 (21.17%) WCF
13 232 (20.21%) HTML
13 232 (20.21%) Web Services
14 216 (18.82%) CSS
15 214 (18.64%) jQuery
16 207 (18.03%) XML
17 205 (17.86%) .NET Framework
18 204 (17.77%) T-SQL
19 192 (16.72%) Windows
19 192 (16.72%) TDD
20 187 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 184 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 179 (15.59%) Finance
23 167 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
24 162 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
25 160 (13.94%) MS Excel
26 157 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 134 (11.67%) SharePoint
28 131 (11.41%) SQL Server 2012

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 134 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 108 (9.41%) IIS
3 87 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
4 55 (4.79%) CMS
5 37 (3.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 35 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (1.48%) Node.js
8 15 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.78%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.78%) Kentico
12 8 (0.70%) Apache
12 8 (0.70%) JBoss
12 8 (0.70%) Confluence
13 7 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.44%) LiveCycle
14 5 (0.44%) Documentum
15 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 160 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.79%) MS Office
3 12 (1.05%) MS Project
4 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.61%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.17%) Tridion
5 2 (0.17%) Primavera
5 2 (0.17%) Aligne
6 1 (0.087%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.087%) Magento
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.31%) Office 365
4 13 (1.13%) SaaS
5 5 (0.44%) IaaS
6 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.96%) HTTP
2 31 (2.70%) Internet
3 6 (0.52%) SAN
3 6 (0.52%) Intranet
4 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.44%) FTP
4 5 (0.44%) DNS
5 4 (0.35%) Firewall
5 4 (0.35%) Broadband
5 4 (0.35%) 4G
5 4 (0.35%) LTE
6 3 (0.26%) LDAP
6 3 (0.26%) VPN
6 3 (0.26%) LAN
7 2 (0.17%) IPsec
7 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.17%) Wireless
7 2 (0.17%) DSL
7 2 (0.17%) WLAN
7 2 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 187 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 184 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 131 (11.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (5.23%) Relational Database
9 58 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 41 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 33 (2.87%) SSDT
12 32 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 28 (2.44%) OLAP
14 21 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.48%) MS Access
17 14 (1.22%) DTS
18 13 (1.13%) MarkLogic
18 13 (1.13%) OLAP Cube
18 13 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 296 (25.78%) Visual Studio
2 97 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 81 (7.06%) JIRA
4 74 (6.45%) Selenium
5 68 (5.92%) Jenkins
6 66 (5.75%) Subversion
7 52 (4.53%) NUnit
8 49 (4.27%) TeamCity
9 35 (3.05%) MSBuild
10 31 (2.70%) MSTest
11 29 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 19 (1.66%) SoapUI
12 19 (1.66%) ReSharper
12 19 (1.66%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.57%) SpecFlow
14 16 (1.39%) JUnit
14 16 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 14 (1.22%) Maven
15 14 (1.22%) Ant
15 14 (1.22%) Moq
General
1 179 (15.59%) Finance
2 47 (4.09%) Retail
3 34 (2.96%) Banking
4 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.39%) Publishing
6 14 (1.22%) Legal
7 13 (1.13%) Front Office
8 12 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.96%) Marketing
10 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.61%) Law
12 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Local Government
13 4 (0.35%) Avionics
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) Military
15 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 663 (57.75%) Developer
2 228 (19.86%) .NET Developer
3 152 (13.24%) Analyst
4 115 (10.02%) C# Developer
5 78 (6.79%) SQL Developer
6 72 (6.27%) Test Analyst
7 70 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 68 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 63 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 54 (4.70%) Architect
11 49 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 48 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 48 (4.18%) Tester
13 45 (3.92%) Consultant
14 43 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 41 (3.57%) Programmer
15 41 (3.57%) Software Developer
16 38 (3.31%) BizTalk Developer
17 31 (2.70%) DBA
17 31 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (58.01%) .NET
2 375 (32.67%) ASP.NET
3 243 (21.17%) WCF
4 232 (20.21%) HTML
4 232 (20.21%) Web Services
5 216 (18.82%) CSS
6 214 (18.64%) jQuery
7 207 (18.03%) XML
8 205 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 167 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 113 (9.84%) Entity Framework
11 89 (7.75%) Ajax
12 75 (6.53%) LINQ
13 72 (6.27%) WPF
14 61 (5.31%) RESTful
15 55 (4.79%) HTML5
15 55 (4.79%) SOAP
16 53 (4.62%) AngularJS
17 52 (4.53%) WinForms
18 51 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.14%) User Experience
3 35 (3.05%) Client/Server
4 23 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 17 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (1.39%) Open Source
7 15 (1.31%) Replication
8 13 (1.13%) Derivative
9 12 (1.05%) Clustering
10 11 (0.96%) W3C
11 10 (0.87%) NHS
11 10 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (0.61%) RIA
13 7 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 192 (16.72%) Windows
2 75 (6.53%) Linux
3 38 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.00%) Android
5 23 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.66%) Debian
7 19 (1.66%) UNIX
8 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.26%) Solaris
10 3 (0.26%) MVS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (24.74%) MVC
3 254 (22.13%) Scrum
4 192 (16.72%) TDD
5 162 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
7 112 (9.76%) OO
8 102 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 94 (8.19%) SOA
10 80 (6.97%) CRM
11 79 (6.88%) ETL
12 70 (6.10%) DevOps
13 69 (6.01%) BDD
14 64 (5.57%) Waterfall
14 64 (5.57%) Release Management
15 62 (5.40%) Test Scripting
16 56 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
17 55 (4.79%) Test Automation
18 54 (4.70%) Web Development
19 53 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (51.74%) C#
2 495 (43.12%) SQL
3 265 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 204 (17.77%) T-SQL
5 98 (8.54%) PowerShell
6 91 (7.93%) VB.NET
7 87 (7.58%) Java
8 52 (4.53%) VB
9 50 (4.36%) Python
10 27 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 25 (2.18%) VB6
11 25 (2.18%) C++
12 24 (2.09%) XQuery
13 21 (1.83%) VBScript
14 18 (1.57%) VBA
15 17 (1.48%) Ruby
15 17 (1.48%) XPath
16 12 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.96%) Perl
18 10 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 62 (5.40%) ISEB
2 55 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 55 (4.79%) Degree
3 32 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.66%) HND
8 11 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.87%) MCTS
10 8 (0.70%) MCITP
10 8 (0.70%) MCSA
11 6 (0.52%) MCSD
11 6 (0.52%) MCP
12 4 (0.35%) MCAD
13 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.26%) MCSE
14 2 (0.17%) CCNP
14 2 (0.17%) CCNA
14 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.10%) QA
2 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.35%) SLA
2 4 (0.35%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.35%) DO-254
3 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.087%) HL7
5 1 (0.087%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (2.35%) Docker
2 17 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) Varnish
6 1 (0.087%) vSphere
6 1 (0.087%) XenApp
6 1 (0.087%) XenServer
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.087%) GridGain
6 1 (0.087%) vCloud
6 1 (0.087%) Squid
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.087%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (3.05%) Vagrant
2 31 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (2.09%) Puppet
4 9 (0.78%) SCOM
5 6 (0.52%) Control-M
6 4 (0.35%) CA LISA
6 4 (0.35%) Ansible
6 4 (0.35%) SCCM
7 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.087%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.087%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.087%) WMI
Vendors
1 529 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.79%) Oracle
3 27 (2.35%) Telerik
4 20 (1.74%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.66%) HP
6 17 (1.48%) Tableau
7 13 (1.13%) SAP
7 13 (1.13%) IBM
7 13 (1.13%) VMware
8 12 (1.05%) Remedy
9 11 (0.96%) Ektron
10 10 (0.87%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.70%) Cognos
11 8 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.61%) BMC
13 6 (0.52%) Perforce
13 6 (0.52%) CA
13 6 (0.52%) Adobe
14 5 (0.44%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.44%) Twitter
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