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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 180 189 206
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 630 533 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.12% 8.82% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 327 259
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%

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
6910 6040 4989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 12.06% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 3823 3162
Average daily rate £400 £375 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 112 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £16.96 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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 +13 571 £360 +2.85% 268
London 0 188 £425 +6.91% 78
South East -19 127 £388 +19.23% 43
City of London +25 61 £436 +12.58% 26
East Midlands +44 57 £350 +3.70% 16
Yorkshire -8 51 £319 -1.92% 29
South West -2 48 £330 +4.76% 23
Wales +14 44 £315 +0.80% 3
West Yorkshire -8 39 £325 - 21
North West +3 38 £400 +39.13% 27
Northamptonshire - 33 £350 - 3
Northampton - 31 £350 - 1
Berkshire -4 29 £425 +54.54% 10
Hampshire +3 28 £325 +16.59% 9
East of England -9 24 £394 +5.00% 21
West Midlands -4 22 £400 +31.14% 22
Surrey -2 19 £406 +14.43% 11
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £388 +1.97% 6
Basingstoke +9 17 £313 -3.84%
South Wales +7 17 £375 +15.38% 3
Somerset 0 17 £343 +18.10% 3
Bradford +1 16 £325 -13.33% 3
Bristol -2 16 £350 +9.37% 8
Leeds -24 15 £319 -1.16% 9
East Sussex -4 14 £378 +7.85% 2
Hertfordshire +10 13 £463 +32.14% 5
Manchester -2 13 £293 +6.36% 14
Scotland -2 13 £306 +4.70% 3
Reading -6 13 £425 +54.54% 8
Milton Keynes -18 13 £388 -0.64% 5

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 780 (60.09%) .NET
2 690 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 688 (53.00%) C#
4 604 (46.53%) SQL Server
5 582 (44.84%) SQL
6 488 (37.60%) Microsoft
7 431 (33.20%) ASP.NET
8 370 (28.51%) JavaScript
9 360 (27.73%) Visual Studio
10 351 (27.04%) HTML
11 331 (25.50%) MVC
12 329 (25.35%) CSS
13 317 (24.42%) Scrum
14 290 (22.34%) jQuery
15 259 (19.95%) WCF
16 258 (19.88%) TDD
17 253 (19.49%) Web Services
18 248 (19.11%) .NET Framework
19 223 (17.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 221 (17.03%) XML
21 214 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
22 209 (16.10%) Windows
23 200 (15.41%) SharePoint
24 188 (14.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 185 (14.25%) Finance
26 181 (13.94%) T-SQL
27 159 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
28 158 (12.17%) MS Excel
29 136 (10.48%) Oracle
30 132 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 200 (15.41%) SharePoint
2 94 (7.24%) IIS
3 68 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
4 59 (4.55%) CMS
5 55 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 54 (4.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (2.08%) Node.js
8 16 (1.23%) JBoss
9 15 (1.16%) Kentico
10 14 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 13 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (0.85%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.77%) MQSeries
13 10 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (0.54%) Apache
15 7 (0.54%) Confluence
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.46%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 158 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.62%) MS Office
3 14 (1.08%) InfoPath
4 13 (1.00%) MS Project
5 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) FastStats
8 1 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.23%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) Tridion
5 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.077%) Magento
6 1 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.23%) Office 365
3 11 (0.85%) PaaS
4 9 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.62%) SaaS
6 4 (0.31%) Yammer
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.077%) Heroku
9 1 (0.077%) GitHub
9 1 (0.077%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.39%) HTTP
2 26 (2.00%) Internet
3 17 (1.31%) Intranet
4 11 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.62%) FTP
6 4 (0.31%) SMTP
6 4 (0.31%) Broadband
6 4 (0.31%) SAN
6 4 (0.31%) LTE
6 4 (0.31%) 4G
7 3 (0.23%) DNS
7 3 (0.23%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.15%) Extranet
8 2 (0.15%) Firewall
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) VoIP
9 1 (0.077%) GSM
9 1 (0.077%) LAN
9 1 (0.077%) VPN
9 1 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 214 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (14.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 132 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 103 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 63 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 53 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (3.93%) Oracle Database
11 42 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 33 (2.54%) OLAP
13 26 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
14 25 (1.93%) SSDT
15 24 (1.85%) MongoDB
16 22 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
17 20 (1.54%) MySQL
17 20 (1.54%) MS Access
18 17 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 360 (27.73%) Visual Studio
2 114 (8.78%) JIRA
3 106 (8.17%) Selenium
4 103 (7.94%) Subversion
5 101 (7.78%) Git (software)
6 84 (6.47%) Jenkins
7 79 (6.09%) NUnit
8 56 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 45 (3.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 39 (3.00%) MSTest
11 38 (2.93%) SpecFlow
12 35 (2.70%) MSBuild
13 33 (2.54%) Eclipse
14 31 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 28 (2.16%) ReSharper
16 25 (1.93%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.77%) Bugzilla
18 22 (1.69%) JMeter
18 22 (1.69%) Ant
19 20 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 185 (14.25%) Finance
2 51 (3.93%) Banking
3 39 (3.00%) Retail
4 27 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.54%) Publishing
6 16 (1.23%) Back Office
7 14 (1.08%) Legal
8 13 (1.00%) Front Office
9 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.69%) Marketing
10 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.46%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 4 (0.31%) Avionics
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Games
14 3 (0.23%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 757 (58.32%) Developer
2 318 (24.50%) .NET Developer
3 166 (12.79%) Analyst
4 151 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 108 (8.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (6.63%) Test Analyst
7 78 (6.01%) Tester
8 76 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 67 (5.16%) SQL Developer
10 60 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 56 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 53 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
13 51 (3.93%) Architect
14 45 (3.47%) Web Developer
15 42 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
16 40 (3.08%) Software Developer
17 33 (2.54%) BizTalk Developer
18 32 (2.47%) Programmer
19 30 (2.31%) DBA
19 30 (2.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (60.09%) .NET
2 431 (33.20%) ASP.NET
3 351 (27.04%) HTML
4 329 (25.35%) CSS
5 290 (22.34%) jQuery
6 259 (19.95%) WCF
7 253 (19.49%) Web Services
8 248 (19.11%) .NET Framework
9 223 (17.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 221 (17.03%) XML
11 127 (9.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 105 (8.09%) Ajax
13 90 (6.93%) HTML5
14 77 (5.93%) CSS3
15 66 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 65 (5.01%) WPF
17 63 (4.85%) LINQ
18 60 (4.62%) AngularJS
19 55 (4.24%) JSON
20 54 (4.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.39%) User Experience
3 43 (3.31%) Open Source
4 33 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 28 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 23 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
7 22 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (1.39%) NHS
10 17 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.08%) Clustering
13 10 (0.77%) W3C
13 10 (0.77%) Derivative
14 9 (0.69%) Replication
14 9 (0.69%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.62%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.10%) Windows
2 53 (4.08%) Linux
3 41 (3.16%) UNIX
4 37 (2.85%) Android
5 35 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 27 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.85%) AIX
9 10 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.31%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (25.50%) MVC
3 317 (24.42%) Scrum
4 258 (19.88%) TDD
5 159 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 117 (9.01%) OO
8 92 (7.09%) BDD
9 90 (6.93%) SOA
10 89 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (6.70%) CRM
11 87 (6.70%) Test Scripting
12 78 (6.01%) Waterfall
13 77 (5.93%) Migration
14 76 (5.86%) Software Testing
15 75 (5.78%) Automated Testing
16 68 (5.24%) Project Management
17 66 (5.08%) Workflow
18 63 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
19 61 (4.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 688 (53.00%) C#
2 582 (44.84%) SQL
3 370 (28.51%) JavaScript
4 181 (13.94%) T-SQL
5 127 (9.78%) Java
6 100 (7.70%) VB.NET
7 78 (6.01%) PowerShell
8 40 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 34 (2.62%) Python
10 31 (2.39%) VB
11 28 (2.16%) Ruby
12 27 (2.08%) C++
13 24 (1.85%) VBA
14 23 (1.77%) PHP
15 21 (1.62%) XQuery
16 20 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.39%) XPath
18 14 (1.08%) VB6
18 14 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 13 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 90 (6.93%) ISEB
3 68 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.31%) Degree
5 41 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (2.23%) VCP4
9 21 (1.62%) HND
10 12 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.85%) MCSA
12 9 (0.69%) MCTS
12 9 (0.69%) MCITP
13 7 (0.54%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.54%) MCSE
14 6 (0.46%) MCP
15 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.23%) MCSD
17 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (7.63%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) SLA
3 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.31%) DO-254
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.23%) WCAG
7 2 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.077%) GxP
8 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (2.08%) Docker
2 16 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) vCloud
5 2 (0.15%) GridGain
6 1 (0.077%) XenApp
6 1 (0.077%) XenServer
6 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (1.93%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.62%) Puppet
5 7 (0.54%) Control-M
6 4 (0.31%) SCOM
7 3 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.077%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.077%) WMI
9 1 (0.077%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.077%) logstash
9 1 (0.077%) Kibana
Vendors
1 488 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 136 (10.48%) Oracle
3 25 (1.93%) Telerik
4 18 (1.39%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.08%) HP
6 12 (0.92%) TIBCO
7 11 (0.85%) Ektron
8 10 (0.77%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.62%) VMware
9 8 (0.62%) Serena
10 7 (0.54%) Remedy
10 7 (0.54%) Adobe
10 7 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.54%) Tableau
11 6 (0.46%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.46%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.46%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.46%) SAP
12 5 (0.39%) Cisco
12 5 (0.39%) IBM
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Platform People
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
Capita ITPS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
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Surrey
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