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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 177 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 579 488 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.08% 8.80% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 296 255
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.15% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
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
6380 5546 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.38% 12.03% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3574 3050
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 108 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £21.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £48.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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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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 -6 191 £425 +9.32% 65
South East -18 126 £381 +17.30% 51
East Midlands +44 57 £350 +7.69% 14
Yorkshire -8 51 £319 -1.92% 27
South West +2 50 £328 +3.96% 20
North West +5 39 £375 +30.43% 25
West Midlands -5 24 £400 +31.14% 20
East of England -8 24 £394 +5.00% 26
North East +11 12 £248 -26.66% 9
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 741 (61.24%) .NET
2 656 (54.21%) C#
3 654 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
4 554 (45.79%) SQL Server
5 540 (44.63%) SQL
6 476 (39.34%) Microsoft
7 407 (33.64%) ASP.NET
8 361 (29.83%) JavaScript
9 344 (28.43%) Visual Studio
10 332 (27.44%) HTML
11 312 (25.79%) CSS
12 311 (25.70%) MVC
13 290 (23.97%) Scrum
14 272 (22.48%) jQuery
15 264 (21.82%) WCF
16 253 (20.91%) Web Services
17 231 (19.09%) .NET Framework
18 229 (18.93%) TDD
19 221 (18.26%) XML
20 210 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
21 204 (16.86%) Windows
22 203 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
23 180 (14.88%) T-SQL
24 177 (14.63%) Finance
25 161 (13.31%) SharePoint
26 160 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 154 (12.73%) MS Excel
27 154 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
28 135 (11.16%) Oracle
29 131 (10.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 161 (13.31%) SharePoint
2 95 (7.85%) IIS
3 68 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
4 59 (4.88%) CMS
5 57 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 50 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (2.23%) Node.js
8 15 (1.24%) Kentico
8 15 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.83%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.58%) Confluence
12 7 (0.58%) Apache
12 7 (0.58%) JBoss
13 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
13 6 (0.50%) LiveCycle
14 5 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 154 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.80%) MS Office
3 14 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.83%) MS Project
5 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.083%) FastStats
8 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 58 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 2 (0.17%) Tridion
6 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.083%) Magento
7 1 (0.083%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.07%) Office 365
2 13 (1.07%) PaaS
3 9 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.66%) SaaS
5 4 (0.33%) Yammer
6 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) GitHub
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.083%) Heroku
8 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.64%) HTTP
2 27 (2.23%) Internet
3 15 (1.24%) Intranet
4 12 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.74%) FTP
6 4 (0.33%) SMTP
6 4 (0.33%) Broadband
6 4 (0.33%) SAN
6 4 (0.33%) LTE
6 4 (0.33%) 4G
7 3 (0.25%) Extranet
7 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.25%) DNS
8 2 (0.17%) LDAP
8 2 (0.17%) VoIP
8 2 (0.17%) Firewall
9 1 (0.083%) Network Security
9 1 (0.083%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.083%) VLAN
9 1 (0.083%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (45.79%) SQL Server
2 210 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 160 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 63 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 60 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 55 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (4.38%) Oracle Database
11 26 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 24 (1.98%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.98%) SSDT
13 22 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.57%) MySQL
15 17 (1.40%) OLAP
15 17 (1.40%) MS Access
15 17 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (1.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 344 (28.43%) Visual Studio
2 97 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 93 (7.69%) JIRA
4 87 (7.19%) Selenium
5 81 (6.69%) NUnit
6 74 (6.12%) Subversion
7 63 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 56 (4.63%) TeamCity
9 47 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 41 (3.39%) MSTest
11 40 (3.31%) SpecFlow
12 37 (3.06%) MSBuild
13 31 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 23 (1.90%) ReSharper
14 23 (1.90%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.65%) CruiseControl
16 17 (1.40%) Moq
17 16 (1.32%) Ant
18 14 (1.16%) Maven
18 14 (1.16%) WiX
General
1 177 (14.63%) Finance
2 49 (4.05%) Banking
3 37 (3.06%) Retail
4 25 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.40%) Back Office
5 17 (1.40%) Publishing
6 14 (1.16%) Legal
7 11 (0.91%) Front Office
8 10 (0.83%) Marketing
9 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.33%) Advertising
11 4 (0.33%) Local Government
11 4 (0.33%) Avionics
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Games
12 3 (0.25%) Law
13 2 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 712 (58.84%) Developer
2 311 (25.70%) .NET Developer
3 152 (12.56%) Analyst
4 150 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 106 (8.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 75 (6.20%) Test Analyst
8 66 (5.45%) Tester
9 60 (4.96%) SQL Developer
10 58 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 54 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 51 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
13 48 (3.97%) Architect
14 45 (3.72%) Web Developer
15 44 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
16 33 (2.73%) Software Developer
16 33 (2.73%) BizTalk Developer
17 29 (2.40%) Programmer
17 29 (2.40%) Consultant
18 27 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (61.24%) .NET
2 407 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 332 (27.44%) HTML
4 312 (25.79%) CSS
5 272 (22.48%) jQuery
6 264 (21.82%) WCF
7 253 (20.91%) Web Services
8 231 (19.09%) .NET Framework
9 221 (18.26%) XML
10 203 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (10.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 94 (7.77%) Ajax
13 75 (6.20%) HTML5
14 67 (5.54%) WPF
15 64 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 62 (5.12%) LINQ
16 62 (5.12%) CSS3
17 57 (4.71%) XSLT
18 55 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 53 (4.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (3.47%) User Experience
3 31 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 30 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 23 (1.90%) Open Source
6 21 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.16%) Clustering
11 12 (0.99%) NHS
12 10 (0.83%) W3C
13 9 (0.74%) Derivative
13 9 (0.74%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.66%) Replication
14 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 204 (16.86%) Windows
2 47 (3.88%) Linux
3 38 (3.14%) UNIX
4 35 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (2.81%) Android
6 27 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.91%) AIX
8 10 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.33%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (25.70%) MVC
3 290 (23.97%) Scrum
4 229 (18.93%) TDD
5 154 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (9.59%) OO
6 116 (9.59%) Unit Testing
7 86 (7.11%) SOA
8 85 (7.02%) CRM
9 77 (6.36%) Waterfall
10 74 (6.12%) BDD
11 73 (6.03%) Automated Testing
11 73 (6.03%) Migration
12 72 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (5.79%) Test Scripting
14 64 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 62 (5.12%) Workflow
15 62 (5.12%) ETL
16 59 (4.88%) Web Development
16 59 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 656 (54.21%) C#
2 540 (44.63%) SQL
3 361 (29.83%) JavaScript
4 180 (14.88%) T-SQL
5 107 (8.84%) Java
6 93 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 83 (6.86%) PowerShell
8 42 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.73%) Python
10 31 (2.56%) VB
11 28 (2.31%) Ruby
12 26 (2.15%) C++
13 24 (1.98%) VBA
14 22 (1.82%) PHP
15 21 (1.74%) XQuery
16 20 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.49%) XPath
18 15 (1.24%) VB6
19 14 (1.16%) Bash Shell
20 13 (1.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (5.79%) ISEB
2 58 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.39%) Degree
4 34 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 26 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.15%) VCP4
7 20 (1.65%) HND
8 12 (0.99%) MCSA
8 12 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.74%) MCTS
9 9 (0.74%) MCITP
10 7 (0.58%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.58%) MCSE
11 6 (0.50%) MCP
11 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.25%) MCSD
13 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.93%) QA
2 12 (0.99%) SLA
3 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.33%) DO-254
6 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) HL7
6 3 (0.25%) WCAG
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (2.23%) Docker
2 18 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) GridGain
6 1 (0.083%) vSphere
6 1 (0.083%) Varnish
6 1 (0.083%) XenApp
6 1 (0.083%) XenServer
6 1 (0.083%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (2.07%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.74%) Puppet
5 7 (0.58%) Control-M
6 4 (0.33%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.083%) SCCM
9 1 (0.083%) Kibana
9 1 (0.083%) logstash
9 1 (0.083%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.083%) WMI
9 1 (0.083%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 476 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 135 (11.16%) Oracle
3 26 (2.15%) Telerik
4 16 (1.32%) HP
5 15 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.91%) Ektron
7 9 (0.74%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.74%) Serena
7 9 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.66%) Tableau
9 7 (0.58%) Remedy
9 7 (0.58%) Adobe
10 6 (0.50%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.50%) VMware
10 6 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.41%) Splunk
11 5 (0.41%) Sencha
11 5 (0.41%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.41%) Appcelerator
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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