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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 171 198 220
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 641 515 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.06% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.87% 8.89% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 347 279
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
Average hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.95 £55.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +57.14%
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
6495 5791 5902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 11.93% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 3776 3447
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 120 204
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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.

Location
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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 +34 263 £413 - 63
South East +8 108 £315 -10.00% 44
East of England +10 79 £425 +13.33% 17
South West -20 58 £350 -11.11% 20
Yorkshire +15 44 £313 +1.21% 31
North West +17 43 £320 +6.66% 32
West Midlands -32 18 £425 +18.05% 4
East Midlands +18 13 £413 +57.14% 16
North East - 8 £338 - 16
South Coast - - - -
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Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 847 (65.97%) .NET
2 741 (57.71%) C#
3 609 (47.43%) SQL Server
4 526 (40.97%) SQL
5 516 (40.19%) Microsoft
6 488 (38.01%) Visual Studio
7 417 (32.48%) ASP.NET
8 379 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
9 315 (24.53%) Scrum
10 313 (24.38%) WCF
11 303 (23.60%) MVC
12 293 (22.82%) Windows
13 261 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 252 (19.63%) .NET Framework
15 250 (19.47%) HTML
16 231 (17.99%) Web Services
17 230 (17.91%) XML
18 224 (17.45%) CSS
19 212 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
20 203 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
21 200 (15.58%) TDD
22 195 (15.19%) jQuery
23 194 (15.11%) Finance
24 190 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
25 167 (13.01%) T-SQL
26 164 (12.77%) SharePoint
27 148 (11.53%) Unit Testing
28 147 (11.45%) Automated Testing
29 145 (11.29%) MS Excel
30 141 (10.98%) Oracle

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 164 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 104 (8.10%) IIS
3 48 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 48 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 47 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (3.12%) CMS
6 25 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.17%) Confluence
10 14 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.62%) Node.js
13 4 (0.31%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.31%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.31%) Drupal
13 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 145 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.02%) MS Office
3 15 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.78%) MS Project
5 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) FastStats
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) Tridion
4 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) Summit
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) Endur
5 2 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.078%) Maximo
6 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.80%) Office 365
3 26 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.79%) PaaS
5 18 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.55%) SaaS
8 6 (0.47%) GitHub
9 5 (0.39%) IaaS
10 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.09%) Internet
2 10 (0.78%) Intranet
3 7 (0.55%) DNS
4 6 (0.47%) SAN
4 6 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.47%) FTP
5 5 (0.39%) HTTP
6 3 (0.23%) DHCP
6 3 (0.23%) Firewall
6 3 (0.23%) Wireless
7 2 (0.16%) NAS
7 2 (0.16%) Extranet
7 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.16%) SNMP
7 2 (0.16%) GSM
7 2 (0.16%) LAN
7 2 (0.16%) VoIP
7 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.078%) SMTP
8 1 (0.078%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (47.43%) SQL Server
2 212 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (3.35%) SSDT
10 35 (2.73%) Oracle Database
11 29 (2.26%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.17%) DTS
12 15 (1.17%) MySQL
13 14 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.09%) QlikView
14 13 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 488 (38.01%) Visual Studio
2 135 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 119 (9.27%) TeamCity
4 93 (7.24%) Selenium
5 74 (5.76%) JIRA
6 67 (5.22%) NUnit
7 65 (5.06%) Subversion
8 63 (4.91%) MSBuild
9 60 (4.67%) Artifactory
10 52 (4.05%) Maven
11 51 (3.97%) SpecFlow
12 44 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 41 (3.19%) NuGet
14 36 (2.80%) Gradle
15 35 (2.73%) Jenkins
16 29 (2.26%) FitNesse
17 28 (2.18%) MSTest
18 26 (2.02%) WebDriver
19 24 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 23 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 194 (15.11%) Finance
2 38 (2.96%) Retail
3 31 (2.41%) Banking
4 28 (2.18%) Back Office
5 21 (1.64%) Marketing
6 20 (1.56%) Front Office
7 18 (1.40%) Legal
7 18 (1.40%) Publishing
8 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.62%) Advertising
10 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.47%) Billing
11 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.47%) Automotive
12 5 (0.39%) Law
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 647 (50.39%) Developer
2 317 (24.69%) .NET Developer
3 209 (16.28%) Analyst
4 154 (11.99%) Test Analyst
5 124 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 96 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 92 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 57 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 55 (4.28%) Tester
11 54 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 54 (4.21%) SQL Developer
12 46 (3.58%) Release Engineer
12 46 (3.58%) SharePoint Developer
13 42 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
14 41 (3.19%) Build and Release Engineer
15 40 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
15 40 (3.12%) QA Analyst
15 40 (3.12%) Build Engineer
16 36 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (65.97%) .NET
2 417 (32.48%) ASP.NET
3 313 (24.38%) WCF
4 252 (19.63%) .NET Framework
5 250 (19.47%) HTML
6 231 (17.99%) Web Services
7 230 (17.91%) XML
8 224 (17.45%) CSS
9 203 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 195 (15.19%) jQuery
11 141 (10.98%) WPF
12 139 (10.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 86 (6.70%) Ajax
14 85 (6.62%) HTML5
15 83 (6.46%) LINQ
16 82 (6.39%) SOAP
17 80 (6.23%) REST
18 64 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 54 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 54 (4.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.66%) N-Tier
2 37 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
3 29 (2.26%) Client/Server
4 23 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.01%) Derivative
9 11 (0.86%) CMDB
9 11 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 11 (0.86%) NHS
10 10 (0.78%) Clustering
10 10 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (0.62%) Open Source
11 8 (0.62%) GIS
12 7 (0.55%) Replication
13 6 (0.47%) W3C
13 6 (0.47%) Equities
14 5 (0.39%) IVR
14 5 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 293 (22.82%) Windows
2 102 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.26%) Linux
5 23 (1.79%) UNIX
6 21 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.64%) Android
7 19 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.31%) VMS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.078%) AIX
14 1 (0.078%) Solaris
14 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (24.53%) Scrum
3 303 (23.60%) MVC
4 200 (15.58%) TDD
5 190 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (11.53%) Unit Testing
7 147 (11.45%) Automated Testing
8 130 (10.12%) OO
9 112 (8.72%) Configuration Management
10 106 (8.26%) BDD
11 101 (7.87%) Software Testing
12 96 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 88 (6.85%) Software Engineering
14 87 (6.78%) Release Management
15 86 (6.70%) Automation Testing
16 80 (6.23%) Test Scripting
16 80 (6.23%) E-Commerce
17 75 (5.84%) SOA
17 75 (5.84%) Web Development
18 61 (4.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 741 (57.71%) C#
2 526 (40.97%) SQL
3 261 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 167 (13.01%) T-SQL
5 100 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 96 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 71 (5.53%) Java
8 53 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 50 (3.89%) VB
10 29 (2.26%) Python
10 29 (2.26%) XAML
11 20 (1.56%) VB6
12 18 (1.40%) Ruby
12 18 (1.40%) PHP
12 18 (1.40%) C++
13 14 (1.09%) VBScript
13 14 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.01%) C
15 10 (0.78%) VBA
16 5 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 89 (6.93%) ISEB
3 74 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 71 (5.53%) Degree
5 43 (3.35%) ISTQB
6 32 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.25%) MCITP
9 10 (0.78%) MCSE
10 8 (0.62%) MCSD
11 7 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.39%) MCP
14 3 (0.23%) MCSA
14 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.23%) MCPD
15 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (10.98%) QA
2 6 (0.47%) HL7
2 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.47%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.078%) EMIR
5 1 (0.078%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 33 (2.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.78%) vCloud
3 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (1.71%) Puppet
4 12 (0.93%) SCCM
5 4 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.078%) Salt
8 1 (0.078%) AppManager
8 1 (0.078%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 516 (40.19%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.98%) Oracle
3 41 (3.19%) Red Gate
4 27 (2.10%) IBM
5 26 (2.02%) Telerik
6 24 (1.87%) VMware
7 23 (1.79%) DevExpress
8 22 (1.71%) SAP
9 21 (1.64%) HP
10 20 (1.56%) Sybase
11 17 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.86%) Serena
13 8 (0.62%) Google
13 8 (0.62%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.55%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.47%) Cognos
15 6 (0.47%) Remedy
15 6 (0.47%) MKS
16 5 (0.39%) Infragistics
16 5 (0.39%) Ektron
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