The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 106 129 149
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 176 149 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.98% 1.56% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.81% 12.19% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 97 64
Median daily rate £386 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £55.25
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -23.07%
Team Foundation Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1374 1222 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.49% 12.78% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 753 537
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the South East region.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 60 £465 +9.41% 3
Hampshire +19 42 £363 +3.57% 22
Berkshire +10 42 £363 +3.57% 7
Kent +6 10 £363 -3.33% 3
Middlesex +1 7 £500 -
Oxfordshire -16 5 £450 +12.50% 5
East Sussex +8 4 £475 +48.43% 2
West Sussex -9 4 £325 -3.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £316 -15.66% 6
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 223 (67.17%) C#
2 217 (65.36%) .NET
3 190 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (48.19%) SQL Server
5 139 (41.87%) Microsoft
6 133 (40.06%) SQL
7 104 (31.33%) Scrum
8 97 (29.22%) JavaScript
9 84 (25.30%) XML
10 77 (23.19%) MVC
11 76 (22.89%) Visual Studio
12 73 (21.99%) ASP.NET
13 69 (20.78%) CSS
14 68 (20.48%) HTML
15 66 (19.88%) Web Services
16 64 (19.28%) Windows
17 59 (17.77%) Finance
17 59 (17.77%) Security Cleared
17 59 (17.77%) Git (software)
18 57 (17.17%) TDD
19 55 (16.57%) CRM
19 55 (16.57%) WCF
20 52 (15.66%) jQuery
21 49 (14.76%) .NET Framework
22 48 (14.46%) SharePoint
23 47 (14.16%) T-SQL
24 46 (13.86%) BDD
24 46 (13.86%) SpecFlow
24 46 (13.86%) SDLC
25 45 (13.55%) SC Cleared

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 34 (10.24%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (6.33%) IIS
4 20 (6.02%) CMS
5 10 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.20%) JBoss
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.90%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.90%) SAS
10 2 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (12.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.22%) IaaS
2 14 (4.22%) PaaS
3 8 (2.41%) Office 365
4 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) Internet
2 9 (2.71%) CTI
2 9 (2.71%) SNMP
3 5 (1.51%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.20%) DNS
4 4 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) NAS
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.11%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
15 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (22.89%) Visual Studio
2 59 (17.77%) Git (software)
3 46 (13.86%) SpecFlow
4 43 (12.95%) Selenium
5 22 (6.63%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.63%) MSBuild
6 21 (6.33%) JIRA
7 20 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (5.42%) NUnit
8 18 (5.42%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.92%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.92%) MSTest
9 13 (3.92%) NuGet
10 12 (3.61%) Subversion
10 12 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.71%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.41%) HP UFT
13 7 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.51%) Moq
General
1 59 (17.77%) Finance
2 7 (2.11%) Military
2 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.81%) Retail
4 5 (1.51%) Advertising
4 5 (1.51%) Banking
5 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.20%) Local Government
5 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 159 (47.89%) Developer
2 73 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 55 (16.57%) C# Developer
4 42 (12.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (9.04%) Consultant
5 30 (9.04%) Tester
6 29 (8.73%) Analyst
7 28 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 24 (7.23%) Automation Tester
9 23 (6.93%) SQL Developer
10 21 (6.33%) CRM Developer
11 19 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.82%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.82%) Test Analyst
13 15 (4.52%) Applications Developer
14 14 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
14 14 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (3.61%) Build Engineer
16 11 (3.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (65.36%) .NET
2 84 (25.30%) XML
3 73 (21.99%) ASP.NET
4 69 (20.78%) CSS
5 68 (20.48%) HTML
6 66 (19.88%) Web Services
7 55 (16.57%) WCF
8 52 (15.66%) jQuery
9 49 (14.76%) .NET Framework
10 40 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (12.05%) SOAP
11 34 (10.24%) REST
12 31 (9.34%) Entity Framework
13 24 (7.23%) AngularJS
14 22 (6.63%) LINQ
15 21 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (6.02%) JSON
16 20 (6.02%) WPF
17 16 (4.82%) Ajax
17 16 (4.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.31%) N-Tier
4 9 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.51%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.90%) Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) Fintech
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Tandem
9 2 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) W3C
10 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.28%) Windows
2 24 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.81%) Linux
3 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (31.33%) Scrum
3 77 (23.19%) MVC
4 57 (17.17%) TDD
5 55 (16.57%) CRM
6 46 (13.86%) BDD
6 46 (13.86%) SDLC
7 44 (13.25%) Unit Testing
8 36 (10.84%) DevOps
9 34 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.94%) Test Scripting
11 31 (9.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (8.73%) User Stories
13 25 (7.53%) Release Management
14 24 (7.23%) Kanban
14 24 (7.23%) Migration
15 23 (6.93%) Automated Testing
16 22 (6.63%) Defect Tracking
16 22 (6.63%) Regression Testing
17 21 (6.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 223 (67.17%) C#
2 133 (40.06%) SQL
3 97 (29.22%) JavaScript
4 47 (14.16%) T-SQL
5 40 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 39 (11.75%) Java
7 22 (6.63%) F#
8 20 (6.02%) C++
8 20 (6.02%) VB.NET
9 18 (5.42%) PHP
10 15 (4.52%) C
11 12 (3.61%) VB
11 12 (3.61%) VBScript
12 11 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.01%) XAML
14 9 (2.71%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.51%) Perl
17 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (17.77%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.55%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.83%) Degree
4 19 (5.72%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.82%) ISEB
6 9 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.41%) DBS Check
8 7 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.01%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.20%) SDET
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.71%) SCOM
2 8 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.41%) Puppet
3 7 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.90%) Ansible
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 139 (41.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.04%) Oracle
3 18 (5.42%) AppDynamics
4 13 (3.92%) Dynatrace
4 13 (3.92%) New Relic
5 11 (3.31%) HP
5 11 (3.31%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.11%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.51%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.51%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.51%) VMware
8 4 (1.20%) Capita
8 4 (1.20%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.20%) IBM
8 4 (1.20%) Serena
9 3 (0.90%) CA
9 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.90%) Perforce
9 3 (0.90%) SAP
10 2 (0.60%) Progress
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