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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 97 120 152
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 190 166 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.21% 1.69% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.17% 13.14% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 97 73
Median daily rate £380 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £467 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -16.25%
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
1341 1263 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 12.88% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 773 585
Median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £23.94 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £50.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hampshire +33 68 £375 +7.14% 14
Surrey +13 49 £465 +8.77% 12
Berkshire +17 32 £375 -14.28% 8
West Sussex +4 10 £350 +6.06% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £413 +10.00% 7
Oxfordshire -30 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Kent +5 7 £275 -21.42% 5
Middlesex +3 5 £500 - 2
East Sussex +3 2 £475 +49.60% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 245 (69.41%) .NET
2 235 (66.57%) C#
3 208 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (48.44%) SQL Server
5 142 (40.23%) SQL
6 135 (38.24%) Scrum
7 134 (37.96%) Microsoft
8 109 (30.88%) JavaScript
9 95 (26.91%) XML
10 91 (25.78%) ASP.NET
11 87 (24.65%) MVC
12 85 (24.08%) Visual Studio
13 77 (21.81%) CSS
13 77 (21.81%) Web Services
14 75 (21.25%) HTML
15 71 (20.11%) WCF
16 70 (19.83%) Security Cleared
17 67 (18.98%) Git (software)
17 67 (18.98%) Windows
18 59 (16.71%) TDD
18 59 (16.71%) SC Cleared
18 59 (16.71%) jQuery
19 58 (16.43%) .NET Framework
19 58 (16.43%) SpecFlow
20 57 (16.15%) Finance
21 55 (15.58%) Selenium
22 52 (14.73%) BDD
23 47 (13.31%) T-SQL
23 47 (13.31%) User Stories
24 46 (13.03%) Oracle

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 38 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 37 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (8.50%) IIS
4 27 (7.65%) CMS
5 12 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.85%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) Apache
11 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.28%) JBoss
12 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.82%) MS Office
3 6 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (9.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.10%) PaaS
3 15 (4.25%) IaaS
4 12 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.70%) Office 365
6 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.12%) Internet
2 8 (2.27%) SNMP
3 5 (1.42%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.13%) CTI
4 4 (1.13%) DNS
4 4 (1.13%) HTTP
5 3 (0.85%) LAN
6 2 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.97%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (24.08%) Visual Studio
2 67 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 58 (16.43%) SpecFlow
4 55 (15.58%) Selenium
5 29 (8.22%) JIRA
6 25 (7.08%) Oracle APEX
7 21 (5.95%) Jenkins
7 21 (5.95%) MSBuild
8 20 (5.67%) WebDriver
9 19 (5.38%) TeamCity
10 18 (5.10%) NUnit
11 14 (3.97%) MSTest
12 12 (3.40%) Subversion
13 11 (3.12%) NuGet
14 9 (2.55%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (1.98%) HP UFT
15 7 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
16 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (16.15%) Finance
2 13 (3.68%) Military
3 6 (1.70%) Banking
3 6 (1.70%) Retail
3 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.42%) Advertising
5 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (49.01%) Developer
2 82 (23.23%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (10.76%) Tester
6 35 (9.92%) Analyst
7 32 (9.07%) Automation Tester
7 32 (9.07%) Consultant
8 28 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (6.52%) SQL Developer
10 19 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (4.25%) Build Engineer
13 15 (4.25%) CRM Developer
13 15 (4.25%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.40%) Applications Developer
14 12 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.40%) Sitecore Developer
15 11 (3.12%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (69.41%) .NET
2 95 (26.91%) XML
3 91 (25.78%) ASP.NET
4 77 (21.81%) CSS
4 77 (21.81%) Web Services
5 75 (21.25%) HTML
6 71 (20.11%) WCF
7 59 (16.71%) jQuery
8 58 (16.43%) .NET Framework
9 45 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (11.05%) SOAP
11 36 (10.20%) REST
12 34 (9.63%) Entity Framework
13 33 (9.35%) AngularJS
14 31 (8.78%) LINQ
15 24 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (6.80%) JSON
16 22 (6.23%) HTML5
17 21 (5.95%) Ajax
18 20 (5.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.95%) N-Tier
3 14 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.70%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.42%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) Clustering
7 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
7 3 (0.85%) Tandem
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.57%) Replication
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.98%) Windows
2 20 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.83%) Linux
4 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.85%) Android
6 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (38.24%) Scrum
3 87 (24.65%) MVC
4 59 (16.71%) TDD
5 52 (14.73%) BDD
6 47 (13.31%) User Stories
7 46 (13.03%) SDLC
8 45 (12.75%) CRM
9 42 (11.90%) Test Scripting
10 40 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (11.05%) DevOps
11 39 (11.05%) Unit Testing
12 32 (9.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (8.78%) Kanban
14 30 (8.50%) Defect Tracking
15 28 (7.93%) Migration
15 28 (7.93%) Regression Testing
15 28 (7.93%) Software Testing
16 27 (7.65%) OOP
17 25 (7.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (66.57%) C#
2 142 (40.23%) SQL
3 109 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.31%) T-SQL
5 43 (12.18%) Java
6 42 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 29 (8.22%) F#
8 28 (7.93%) VB.NET
9 25 (7.08%) PHP
10 24 (6.80%) C++
11 19 (5.38%) C
12 11 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.12%) VB
12 11 (3.12%) VBScript
13 9 (2.55%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.98%) Perl
14 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.42%) XAML
16 4 (1.13%) Python
17 3 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.71%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.65%) Degree
4 19 (5.38%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.97%) ISEB
6 11 (3.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.83%) DBS Check
8 8 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCITP
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.85%) SDET
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.27%) Puppet
2 8 (2.27%) SCOM
3 5 (1.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 134 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.03%) Oracle
3 18 (5.10%) AppDynamics
4 14 (3.97%) Sitecore
5 13 (3.68%) Dynatrace
5 13 (3.68%) New Relic
6 11 (3.12%) HP
7 8 (2.27%) VMware
8 7 (1.98%) Perforce
8 7 (1.98%) Rally
9 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.13%) Capita
10 4 (1.13%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.13%) IBM
10 4 (1.13%) Serena
10 4 (1.13%) Telerik
11 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.85%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.85%) RedGate
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