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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 169 169 195
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 768 696 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.12% 9.95% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 418 358
Average daily rate
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£391 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £51.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -

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
7586 6995 5859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 12.79% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4482 3666
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +9 717 £391 +5.74% 255
London +30 312 £430 +1.17% 81
South East +13 148 £395 +21.53% 43
City of London +8 87 £425 -5.55% 30
Yorkshire +2 68 £340 +0.74% 33
West Yorkshire +4 59 £340 -2.85% 23
Leeds -1 52 £340 +0.74% 15
North West -5 51 £345 +7.81% 33
South West -9 50 £350 - 17
Cheshire +25 42 £365 +11.02% 8
West Midlands +19 39 £350 +1.74% 14
Warrington +22 32 £340 +6.25% 4
Surrey -2 32 £425 +18.05% 10
Berkshire +18 30 £388 +8.77% 11
Oxfordshire -1 30 £400 +60.00% 5
Hampshire +5 24 £358 -10.62% 9
Scotland +14 23 £356 -10.93% 8
East of England -46 23 £375 - 18
Wales -5 20 £400 +14.28% 3
Birmingham +19 19 £350 +7.69% 7
East Midlands -5 17 £350 +2.18% 14
Somerset -9 16 £350 +6.06%
Wiltshire +14 14 £338 -3.57% 1
Taunton +7 14 £363 +11.53%
Reading +5 14 £350 -9.67% 7
Basingstoke 0 13 £375 - 3
Edinburgh 0 12 £363 -19.44% 4
Oxford -9 12 £400 +60.00% 1
North Yorkshire 0 11 £325 +28.07% 4
Coventry +14 10 £250 -44.44% 3

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 844 (60.42%) .NET
2 748 (53.54%) SQL Server
3 716 (51.25%) C#
4 677 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
5 610 (43.66%) Microsoft
6 559 (40.01%) SQL
7 445 (31.85%) ASP.NET
8 388 (27.77%) Visual Studio
9 353 (25.27%) MVC
10 336 (24.05%) Scrum
11 320 (22.91%) JavaScript
12 270 (19.33%) Windows
13 268 (19.18%) Web Services
14 266 (19.04%) .NET Framework
15 259 (18.54%) HTML
16 253 (18.11%) Finance
17 252 (18.04%) TDD
18 249 (17.82%) CSS
19 236 (16.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 227 (16.25%) jQuery
21 225 (16.11%) WCF
22 222 (15.89%) T-SQL
23 215 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
24 207 (14.82%) SQL Server 2008
24 207 (14.82%) XML
25 196 (14.03%) MS Excel
26 195 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
27 194 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 185 (13.24%) Unit Testing
29 184 (13.17%) Business Intelligence

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 154 (11.02%) IIS
3 84 (6.01%) BizTalk Server
4 46 (3.29%) CMS
5 38 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (2.08%) JBoss
7 28 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.72%) Node.js
12 10 (0.72%) Confluence
13 8 (0.57%) Apache
14 7 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
16 5 (0.36%) Documentum
17 4 (0.29%) LiveCycle
17 4 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 196 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.43%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) MS Project
4 10 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.43%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) FastStats
8 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 69 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.36%) Maximo
5 4 (0.29%) Aligne
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.21%) Endur
7 2 (0.14%) Tridion
8 1 (0.072%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.072%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.65%) Office 365
4 11 (0.79%) SaaS
5 9 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.50%) PaaS
7 6 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.79%) Internet
2 18 (1.29%) Intranet
3 16 (1.15%) HTTP
4 9 (0.64%) VPN
4 9 (0.64%) LAN
5 8 (0.57%) WAN
5 8 (0.57%) Firewall
6 7 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (0.50%) DSL
6 7 (0.50%) Wireless
6 7 (0.50%) IPsec
6 7 (0.50%) SNMP
7 6 (0.43%) SAN
7 6 (0.43%) DNS
8 5 (0.36%) SMTP
8 5 (0.36%) WLAN
9 4 (0.29%) FTP
9 4 (0.29%) LDAP
10 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 748 (53.54%) SQL Server
2 236 (16.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 207 (14.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 194 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 170 (12.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 154 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 122 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 53 (3.79%) OLAP
10 52 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 35 (2.51%) SSDT
13 31 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 25 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.79%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.43%) MySQL
16 20 (1.43%) MongoDB
16 20 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
17 18 (1.29%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 388 (27.77%) Visual Studio
2 104 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 95 (6.80%) Subversion
4 87 (6.23%) Selenium
5 77 (5.51%) JIRA
6 63 (4.51%) NUnit
7 58 (4.15%) Jenkins
8 53 (3.79%) MSBuild
9 51 (3.65%) TeamCity
10 49 (3.51%) SpecFlow
11 37 (2.65%) Maven
12 32 (2.29%) MSTest
13 31 (2.22%) JUnit
14 30 (2.15%) Cucumber
14 30 (2.15%) SoapUI
15 28 (2.00%) ReSharper
16 27 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 27 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 23 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 253 (18.11%) Finance
2 52 (3.72%) Retail
3 49 (3.51%) Banking
4 34 (2.43%) Back Office
5 20 (1.43%) Marketing
6 18 (1.29%) Publishing
7 13 (0.93%) Front Office
8 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 12 (0.86%) Legal
9 9 (0.64%) Law
10 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.29%) Local Government
11 4 (0.29%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.29%) Games
11 4 (0.29%) Advertising
12 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 819 (58.63%) Developer
2 250 (17.90%) .NET Developer
3 191 (13.67%) Analyst
4 127 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 119 (8.52%) SQL Developer
6 97 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 82 (5.87%) Senior Developer
8 74 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 69 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 65 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 64 (4.58%) Architect
12 58 (4.15%) Tester
13 55 (3.94%) Consultant
14 45 (3.22%) DBA
15 44 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
16 42 (3.01%) Software Developer
17 40 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
18 38 (2.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 38 (2.72%) SQL DBA
19 33 (2.36%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (60.42%) .NET
2 445 (31.85%) ASP.NET
3 268 (19.18%) Web Services
4 266 (19.04%) .NET Framework
5 259 (18.54%) HTML
6 249 (17.82%) CSS
7 227 (16.25%) jQuery
8 225 (16.11%) WCF
9 215 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 207 (14.82%) XML
11 134 (9.59%) Entity Framework
12 111 (7.95%) SOAP
13 102 (7.30%) HTML5
14 96 (6.87%) AngularJS
15 93 (6.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 83 (5.94%) LINQ
17 82 (5.87%) WPF
18 73 (5.23%) REST
18 73 (5.23%) CSS3
19 71 (5.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 28 (2.00%) User Experience
4 22 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 20 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.36%) Replication
7 17 (1.22%) Clustering
7 17 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (1.00%) NHS
9 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 13 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.86%) Derivative
11 11 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.72%) EFT
12 10 (0.72%) Market Risk
12 10 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.72%) W3C
13 9 (0.64%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 270 (19.33%) Windows
2 70 (5.01%) Linux
3 46 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.00%) UNIX
6 26 (1.86%) Android
7 23 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 20 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.36%) Debian
10 11 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.21%) MVS
13 3 (0.21%) Solaris
14 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (25.27%) MVC
3 336 (24.05%) Scrum
4 252 (18.04%) TDD
5 195 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (13.24%) Unit Testing
7 184 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
8 138 (9.88%) BDD
9 124 (8.88%) SDLC
10 105 (7.52%) CRM
11 104 (7.44%) OO
12 100 (7.16%) SOA
13 88 (6.30%) ETL
14 85 (6.08%) Release Management
15 71 (5.08%) Test Automation
16 68 (4.87%) Test Scripting
17 67 (4.80%) Web Development
18 65 (4.65%) Integration Testing
18 65 (4.65%) ITIL
19 64 (4.58%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 716 (51.25%) C#
2 559 (40.01%) SQL
3 320 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 222 (15.89%) T-SQL
5 132 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 110 (7.87%) Java
7 88 (6.30%) VB.NET
8 65 (4.65%) VB
9 52 (3.72%) C++
10 50 (3.58%) Python
11 31 (2.22%) VB6
12 24 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.57%) C
13 22 (1.57%) VBScript
14 20 (1.43%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.29%) Perl
16 15 (1.07%) XAML
17 12 (0.86%) VBA
17 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 114 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 87 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 66 (4.72%) Degree
4 60 (4.29%) ISEB
5 34 (2.43%) ISTQB
6 26 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.64%) MCTS
10 7 (0.50%) MCITP
10 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.50%) MCSA
10 7 (0.50%) CCNP
11 6 (0.43%) PMP
11 6 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.36%) CCNA
12 5 (0.36%) MCSD
13 4 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.80%) QA
2 14 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 25 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.72%) GridGain
4 7 (0.50%) Docker
5 5 (0.36%) vCloud
6 4 (0.29%) Varnish
7 2 (0.14%) Squid
8 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.072%) XenApp
8 1 (0.072%) XenServer
8 1 (0.072%) vSphere
8 1 (0.072%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.072%) Samba
8 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (2.15%) Puppet
4 18 (1.29%) BladeLogic
5 17 (1.22%) Ansible
6 15 (1.07%) Vagrant
6 15 (1.07%) SCOM
7 13 (0.93%) SCCM
8 7 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.43%) Control-M
10 4 (0.29%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.21%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.072%) Nagios
13 1 (0.072%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.072%) WMI
13 1 (0.072%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 610 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.09%) Oracle
3 34 (2.43%) Telerik
4 32 (2.29%) VMware
4 32 (2.29%) IBM
5 27 (1.93%) HP
6 21 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.36%) Tableau
8 16 (1.15%) SAP
9 15 (1.07%) Serena
9 15 (1.07%) Perforce
10 12 (0.86%) Cognos
11 11 (0.79%) CA
12 10 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (0.72%) Remedy
12 10 (0.72%) Google
12 10 (0.72%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.72%) AppDynamics
13 9 (0.64%) Capita
13 9 (0.64%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £590 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago