The table below looks at the statistics for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 184 151 192
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +41
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 694 877 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.59% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.42% 10.63% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 589 415
Median daily rate £400 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.54 £29.40 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.10 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Team Foundation Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England -31 642 £400 +6.66% 180
London -23 221 £445 +4.64% 47
South East +4 146 £380 +8.57% 36
West Midlands +38 79 £413 +10.00% 13
South West +14 70 £350 - 17
Surrey +20 55 £398 -5.35% 7
Hampshire +25 54 £400 - 15
City of London -20 46 £425 -5.55% 8
Scotland +32 45 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -21 40 £375 +15.38% 20
Edinburgh +31 30 £413 +32.00% 4
Coventry +5 28 £424 +6.00% 4
East Midlands -22 28 £350 +9.37% 10
East of England -20 25 £475 +28.81% 16
Woking +4 23 £383 +39.09%
Manchester -14 23 £375 +22.95% 14
Yorkshire -31 21 £313 -3.10% 18
Birmingham +13 20 £523 +4.50% 2
Wiltshire +13 20 £373 +9.55% 1
Somerset +9 20 £325 -13.33% 6
Kent +14 18 £375 +7.14% 5
Taunton +8 15 £310 -17.33% 2
Suffolk +6 15 £475 +35.71%
Solihull +7 13 - - 1
Swindon +11 12 £370 +12.12% 1
Ipswich +9 12 £498 +42.14%
Nottingham +1 12 £350 +12.90% 4
Nottinghamshire -1 12 £350 +16.66% 4
Gloucestershire +14 11 £350 +25.00% 4
Northamptonshire -12 11 £375 +25.00% 3

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 869 (60.73%) .NET
2 810 (56.60%) C#
3 765 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
4 723 (50.52%) SQL Server
5 624 (43.61%) Microsoft
6 594 (41.51%) SQL
7 389 (27.18%) JavaScript
8 363 (25.37%) Visual Studio
9 359 (25.09%) ASP.NET
10 345 (24.11%) MVC
11 341 (23.83%) Scrum
12 310 (21.66%) Windows
13 309 (21.59%) CSS
14 303 (21.17%) HTML
15 300 (20.96%) .NET Framework
16 280 (19.57%) TDD
17 265 (18.52%) Finance
18 261 (18.24%) WCF
19 260 (18.17%) Web Services
20 256 (17.89%) XML
21 249 (17.40%) jQuery
22 233 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
23 220 (15.37%) Git (software)
24 213 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 209 (14.61%) PowerShell
26 201 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 199 (13.91%) T-SQL
28 189 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
29 181 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
30 175 (12.23%) DevOps

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 164 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 157 (10.97%) IIS
3 84 (5.87%) BizTalk Server
4 54 (3.77%) CMS
5 33 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 31 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (2.10%) NServiceBus
9 19 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (1.12%) Confluence
12 13 (0.91%) Apache
13 12 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.77%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.49%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.49%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 149 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.89%) MS Office
3 13 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.56%) MS Project
5 8 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.35%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 95 (6.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) FastStats
6 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.070%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.070%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 181 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.94%) Office 365
4 25 (1.75%) Boomi
5 24 (1.68%) PaaS
6 19 (1.33%) IaaS
7 11 (0.77%) SaaS
8 8 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.49%) GitHub
10 6 (0.42%) Trello
10 6 (0.42%) Yammer
11 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.68%) DNS
1 24 (1.68%) Internet
2 22 (1.54%) HTTP
3 15 (1.05%) SAN
4 12 (0.84%) NAS
5 11 (0.77%) Broadband
5 11 (0.77%) VPN
6 9 (0.63%) Network Security
7 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.42%) SNMP
9 6 (0.42%) X.509
10 5 (0.35%) Intranet
10 5 (0.35%) LAN
11 4 (0.28%) FTP
12 2 (0.14%) DHCP
12 2 (0.14%) Firewall
12 2 (0.14%) SSH
13 1 (0.070%) SMTP
13 1 (0.070%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (50.52%) SQL Server
2 213 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 201 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 152 (10.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 143 (9.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 125 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
7 120 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 63 (4.40%) Power BI
9 58 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 57 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 48 (3.35%) MongoDB
12 32 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (2.10%) Oracle Database
14 27 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (1.75%) NoSQL
16 21 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
17 18 (1.26%) MySQL
18 17 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
19 16 (1.12%) SSDT
20 15 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 363 (25.37%) Visual Studio
2 220 (15.37%) Git (software)
3 125 (8.74%) TeamCity
4 106 (7.41%) JIRA
5 104 (7.27%) Selenium
6 92 (6.43%) SpecFlow
7 88 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 73 (5.10%) MSBuild
9 63 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 63 (4.40%) NUnit
10 55 (3.84%) Subversion
11 52 (3.63%) MSTest
12 44 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
13 32 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (2.24%) Bower
14 31 (2.17%) NuGet
15 30 (2.10%) Hudson
16 28 (1.96%) Grunt
16 28 (1.96%) WebDriver
17 25 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 265 (18.52%) Finance
2 67 (4.68%) Banking
3 55 (3.84%) Retail
4 35 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 33 (2.31%) Legal
6 28 (1.96%) Marketing
7 27 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.61%) Advertising
9 21 (1.47%) Back Office
10 19 (1.33%) Law
11 17 (1.19%) Publishing
12 12 (0.84%) Front Office
13 11 (0.77%) Electronics
13 11 (0.77%) Military
14 7 (0.49%) Local Government
15 5 (0.35%) Games
16 3 (0.21%) French Language
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 760 (53.11%) Developer
2 344 (24.04%) .NET Developer
3 220 (15.37%) C# Developer
4 162 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 145 (10.13%) Analyst
6 104 (7.27%) SQL Developer
7 78 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 77 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 75 (5.24%) Tester
10 72 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 68 (4.75%) Consultant
12 64 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 64 (4.47%) Test Analyst
13 61 (4.26%) Architect
14 57 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 53 (3.70%) Software Developer
16 47 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
17 44 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (3.00%) Automation Tester
19 41 (2.87%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 869 (60.73%) .NET
2 359 (25.09%) ASP.NET
3 309 (21.59%) CSS
4 303 (21.17%) HTML
5 300 (20.96%) .NET Framework
6 261 (18.24%) WCF
7 260 (18.17%) Web Services
8 256 (17.89%) XML
9 249 (17.40%) jQuery
10 173 (12.09%) Entity Framework
11 167 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 166 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 133 (9.29%) HTML5
14 125 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 118 (8.25%) LINQ
16 110 (7.69%) SOAP
17 101 (7.06%) RESTful
18 95 (6.64%) JSON
19 82 (5.73%) CSS3
20 81 (5.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.05%) N-Tier
3 39 (2.73%) Replication
4 38 (2.66%) Fixed Income
5 33 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.17%) Equities
7 30 (2.10%) User Experience
8 25 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.54%) NHS
11 17 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 14 (0.98%) Clustering
13 14 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (0.84%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.77%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 310 (21.66%) Windows
2 104 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 49 (3.42%) Linux
4 32 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (2.17%) Unix
6 24 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.91%) Android
7 13 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.70%) Solaris
9 10 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.21%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (24.11%) MVC
3 341 (23.83%) Scrum
4 280 (19.57%) TDD
5 233 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 189 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
7 175 (12.23%) DevOps
8 164 (11.46%) BDD
9 157 (10.97%) Unit Testing
10 147 (10.27%) SDLC
11 110 (7.69%) CRM
12 109 (7.62%) ETL
13 104 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 92 (6.43%) OO
15 91 (6.36%) Kanban
16 89 (6.22%) Migration
17 84 (5.87%) Web Development
18 83 (5.80%) Regression Testing
19 78 (5.45%) Test Scripting
19 78 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 810 (56.60%) C#
2 594 (41.51%) SQL
3 389 (27.18%) JavaScript
4 209 (14.61%) PowerShell
5 199 (13.91%) T-SQL
6 96 (6.71%) VB.NET
7 87 (6.08%) Java
8 38 (2.66%) C++
8 38 (2.66%) VB
9 34 (2.38%) F#
10 27 (1.89%) Perl
11 26 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.47%) VB6
13 21 (1.47%) VBScript
14 20 (1.40%) C
14 20 (1.40%) X++
15 19 (1.33%) Python
15 19 (1.33%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 91 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 69 (4.82%) Degree
4 39 (2.73%) ISEB
5 38 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.24%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.33%) MCITP
9 12 (0.84%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.77%) MCSE
11 9 (0.63%) MCTS
12 8 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.56%) MCSD
13 6 (0.42%) MCAD
14 5 (0.35%) HNC
14 5 (0.35%) HND
14 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.21%) MCDBA
15 3 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.55%) QA
2 16 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.21%) WCAG
5 2 (0.14%) SDET
6 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.070%) SLA
6 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.82%) Docker
4 18 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.49%) Veritas File System
6 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.42%) vCloud
7 6 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.14%) vSphere
11 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.070%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.070%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 77 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (4.61%) Puppet
3 61 (4.26%) Ansible
4 18 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (1.26%) SCOM
5 8 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.49%) Nagios
7 5 (0.35%) Control-M
8 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.21%) Mesos
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.21%) rkt
8 3 (0.21%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.21%) WSUS
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 624 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 128 (8.94%) Oracle
3 49 (3.42%) VMware
4 44 (3.07%) SAP
5 41 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 38 (2.66%) HP
7 28 (1.96%) Dell
8 26 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
9 20 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.12%) AppDynamics
11 15 (1.05%) Tableau
11 15 (1.05%) Telerik
12 14 (0.98%) IBM
13 12 (0.84%) Apigee
14 11 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.77%) Twitter
15 10 (0.70%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.70%) New Relic
15 10 (0.70%) Veritas
16 9 (0.63%) RedGate
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Taunton, Somerset
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