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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK
Rank 182 173 173
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 630 719 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.41% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.51% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 485 427
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £37.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-58.39% -21.05%

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
7405 7624 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4949 5089 4633
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 198 123
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 598 £380 +1.33% 194
London -7 218 £425 - 59
South East +6 129 £375 +7.14% 39
South West +35 72 £350 -6.66% 10
West Midlands +16 64 £400 +6.66% 21
City of London -11 59 £360 -20.00% 14
Surrey +29 57 £415 -1.19% 6
East Midlands 0 35 £350 - 7
North West -13 31 £375 +15.38% 24
Kent +16 28 £350 +6.06% 8
Hampshire +11 28 £425 +6.25% 14
Coventry +9 28 £417 +2.96% 1
Wiltshire +19 25 £400 +18.51% 2
Manchester +12 25 £375 +19.04% 12
East of England -4 23 £425 +17.24% 19
Somerset +8 22 £280 -25.33% 2
Yorkshire -30 22 £315 -3.07% 13
Nottingham +17 21 £350 +16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 21 £350 +21.73% 3
Woking 0 20 £425 +54.54%
Swindon +15 18 £400 +23.07%
Scotland +33 17 £335 +3.07% 3
Taunton +8 16 £225 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -21 14 £300 -7.69% 9
Birmingham +5 12 £275 -12.00% 8
Suffolk 0 12 £400 +25.49% 2
Leeds -27 12 £300 -7.69% 5
Northamptonshire -8 11 £375 -
Glasgow +16 10 £350 +7.69%
Bristol +10 10 £358 +6.71% 2

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 814 (58.94%) .NET
2 783 (56.70%) C#
3 736 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
4 684 (49.53%) SQL Server
5 585 (42.36%) Microsoft
6 559 (40.48%) SQL
7 364 (26.36%) MVC
8 359 (26.00%) JavaScript
9 354 (25.63%) Scrum
10 349 (25.27%) ASP.NET
11 336 (24.33%) Visual Studio
12 301 (21.80%) Windows
13 299 (21.65%) .NET Framework
14 296 (21.43%) CSS
14 296 (21.43%) TDD
15 280 (20.28%) HTML
16 254 (18.39%) Finance
17 251 (18.18%) jQuery
18 250 (18.10%) Web Services
19 234 (16.94%) WCF
20 229 (16.58%) XML
21 225 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 223 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
23 214 (15.50%) Git (software)
24 195 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
25 187 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
26 186 (13.47%) PowerShell
27 185 (13.40%) T-SQL
28 179 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 171 (12.38%) Entity Framework

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
1 169 (12.24%) IIS
2 137 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 86 (6.23%) BizTalk Server
4 56 (4.06%) CMS
5 30 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 29 (2.10%) NServiceBus
7 20 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.16%) Confluence
11 13 (0.94%) Apache
12 12 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
15 7 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 165 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.10%) MS Office
3 16 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.58%) MS Project
5 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.36%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.072%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 89 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (3.04%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.36%) FastStats
6 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.072%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.072%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.072%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.072%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 195 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.90%) PaaS
4 30 (2.17%) Office 365
5 29 (2.10%) IaaS
6 26 (1.88%) Boomi
7 11 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (0.72%) GitHub
8 10 (0.72%) SaaS
9 8 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.43%) Trello
10 6 (0.43%) Yammer
11 5 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.072%) Force.com
13 1 (0.072%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.88%) Internet
2 20 (1.45%) DNS
3 17 (1.23%) NAS
4 16 (1.16%) SAN
5 13 (0.94%) HTTP
6 11 (0.80%) Broadband
7 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.43%) LAN
8 6 (0.43%) X.509
9 5 (0.36%) Network Security
10 4 (0.29%) DHCP
10 4 (0.29%) FTP
10 4 (0.29%) SNMP
10 4 (0.29%) VPN
11 3 (0.22%) Intranet
11 3 (0.22%) SSH
12 2 (0.14%) Firewall
12 2 (0.14%) LDAP
12 2 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (49.53%) SQL Server
2 225 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 153 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 141 (10.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 120 (8.69%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 60 (4.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 55 (3.98%) Power BI
10 47 (3.40%) Relational Database
11 42 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 28 (2.03%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.88%) NoSQL
13 26 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
16 19 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.30%) MySQL
18 17 (1.23%) QlikView
19 14 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 336 (24.33%) Visual Studio
2 214 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 128 (9.27%) JIRA
4 117 (8.47%) TeamCity
5 97 (7.02%) Selenium
6 89 (6.44%) SpecFlow
7 88 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 75 (5.43%) MSBuild
9 68 (4.92%) NUnit
10 66 (4.78%) MSTest
11 60 (4.34%) Jenkins
12 46 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 42 (3.04%) Subversion
14 37 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (2.53%) Hudson
16 32 (2.32%) WebDriver
17 31 (2.24%) Bower
18 28 (2.03%) NuGet
19 26 (1.88%) Cucumber
20 25 (1.81%) Grunt
General
1 254 (18.39%) Finance
2 65 (4.71%) Banking
3 42 (3.04%) Retail
4 35 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 34 (2.46%) Legal
6 25 (1.81%) Marketing
7 24 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.38%) Advertising
9 17 (1.23%) Law
10 16 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.09%) Publishing
12 14 (1.01%) Back Office
13 12 (0.87%) Military
14 11 (0.80%) Electronics
15 10 (0.72%) Front Office
16 7 (0.51%) Local Government
17 5 (0.36%) Games
18 3 (0.22%) Billing
18 3 (0.22%) French Language
19 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 734 (53.15%) Developer
2 347 (25.13%) .NET Developer
3 229 (16.58%) C# Developer
4 169 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 163 (11.80%) Analyst
6 101 (7.31%) SQL Developer
7 82 (5.94%) Test Analyst
8 79 (5.72%) Senior Developer
9 75 (5.43%) Tester
10 74 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 71 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 63 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 63 (4.56%) Microsoft Developer
12 63 (4.56%) Software Developer
13 55 (3.98%) Architect
13 55 (3.98%) Consultant
14 53 (3.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (3.26%) Business Analyst
16 42 (3.04%) SQL Server Developer
17 39 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (58.94%) .NET
2 349 (25.27%) ASP.NET
3 299 (21.65%) .NET Framework
4 296 (21.43%) CSS
5 280 (20.28%) HTML
6 251 (18.18%) jQuery
7 250 (18.10%) Web Services
8 234 (16.94%) WCF
9 229 (16.58%) XML
10 171 (12.38%) Entity Framework
11 164 (11.88%) AngularJS
12 161 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 143 (10.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 126 (9.12%) HTML5
15 116 (8.40%) LINQ
16 108 (7.82%) RESTful
17 93 (6.73%) SOAP
18 88 (6.37%) JSON
19 80 (5.79%) CSS3
20 79 (5.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.20%) N-Tier
3 37 (2.68%) User Experience
4 33 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
6 26 (1.88%) Replication
7 24 (1.74%) Equities
8 23 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.16%) NHS
13 14 (1.01%) Clustering
13 14 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.01%) W3C
14 13 (0.94%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 301 (21.80%) Windows
2 96 (6.95%) Windows Server
3 55 (3.98%) Linux
4 33 (2.39%) Unix
5 28 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.01%) Android
7 14 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (0.94%) Solaris
9 12 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.36%) CentOS
14 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.29%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (26.36%) MVC
3 354 (25.63%) Scrum
4 296 (21.43%) TDD
5 223 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
7 156 (11.30%) BDD
7 156 (11.30%) DevOps
8 131 (9.49%) Unit Testing
9 116 (8.40%) SDLC
10 102 (7.39%) ETL
11 96 (6.95%) CRM
11 96 (6.95%) Kanban
12 91 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 89 (6.44%) Web Development
14 88 (6.37%) Migration
15 84 (6.08%) Automated Testing
16 77 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 76 (5.50%) Regression Testing
18 75 (5.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 783 (56.70%) C#
2 559 (40.48%) SQL
3 359 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 186 (13.47%) PowerShell
5 185 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 82 (5.94%) VB.NET
7 71 (5.14%) Java
8 34 (2.46%) C++
8 34 (2.46%) VB
9 30 (2.17%) Perl
10 29 (2.10%) F#
11 25 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 21 (1.52%) VB6
13 19 (1.38%) Python
14 17 (1.23%) VBScript
14 17 (1.23%) X++
15 15 (1.09%) VBA
16 14 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 82 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 72 (5.21%) Degree
4 46 (3.33%) ISEB
5 37 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 32 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.09%) MCITP
9 9 (0.65%) MCTS
10 7 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.51%) MCSD
10 7 (0.51%) MCSE
11 6 (0.43%) HNC
11 6 (0.43%) HND
11 6 (0.43%) MCAD
12 3 (0.22%) CCNP
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.22%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.46%) QA
2 17 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.22%) WCAG
5 2 (0.14%) SDET
6 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.072%) SLA
6 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.24%) Docker
3 26 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.65%) Veritas File System
7 8 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.43%) vCloud
9 6 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.22%) vSphere
11 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.072%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 67 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (4.13%) Puppet
3 56 (4.06%) Ansible
4 22 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.72%) SCOM
6 7 (0.51%) Nagios
7 5 (0.36%) Control-M
8 4 (0.29%) rkt
9 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.22%) Mesos
9 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.22%) Terraform
9 3 (0.22%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.22%) WMI
9 3 (0.22%) WSUS
9 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.14%) SCCM
11 1 (0.072%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.072%) logstash
Vendors
1 585 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.49%) Oracle
3 47 (3.40%) VMware
4 46 (3.33%) HP
5 39 (2.82%) SAP
6 38 (2.75%) Sitecore
7 29 (2.10%) Dell
8 25 (1.81%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
10 14 (1.01%) Apple
11 13 (0.94%) Tableau
12 12 (0.87%) IBM
12 12 (0.87%) Veritas
13 11 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.80%) Telerik
14 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.65%) Apigee
15 9 (0.65%) RedGate
15 9 (0.65%) Twitter
16 8 (0.58%) IFS
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