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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 184 186 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 677 643 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.24% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 9.15% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 404 323
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £34.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.08%

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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 637 £375 - 267
London +16 215 £431 +1.47% 76
South East +16 131 £388 - 49
Yorkshire +8 65 £363 +12.40% 46
West Yorkshire +17 55 £363 +12.40% 30
West Midlands +8 55 £375 -6.25% 17
North West -2 55 £325 -12.75% 30
City of London +26 50 £450 +5.88% 19
Leeds +28 49 £370 +15.62% 18
Berkshire +23 44 £450 +9.09% 17
East of England +10 37 £390 +2.29% 13
Surrey +7 35 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -26 35 £310 -11.42% 8
South West -21 29 £375 +15.38% 21
Cheshire +16 26 £325 +8.24% 7
Reading +8 21 £463 +8.82% 11
Manchester -8 19 £285 -3.38% 13
Wales -28 19 £375 +15.38% 9
Hampshire -3 18 £375 +12.78% 13
Nottinghamshire +5 17 £298 - 3
South Wales -6 16 £375 - 9
Warrington - 16 £325 - 6
North East -15 14 £363 +42.15% 6
Solihull - 14 £375 -
Nottingham -4 13 £300 - 2
Tyne and Wear -26 12 £363 +42.15% 6
Bedfordshire +16 11 £363 +3.57% 4
Suffolk +8 11 £403 +7.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 11 £369 +39.15% 5
Oxfordshire +13 10 £301 +2.29% 4

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 930 (56.40%) .NET
2 884 (53.61%) C#
3 822 (49.85%) SQL Server
4 734 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
5 687 (41.66%) Microsoft
6 686 (41.60%) SQL
7 535 (32.44%) Visual Studio
8 412 (24.98%) ASP.NET
9 400 (24.26%) MVC
10 395 (23.95%) Windows
11 377 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 344 (20.86%) .NET Framework
13 340 (20.62%) Scrum
14 327 (19.83%) TDD
15 320 (19.41%) HTML
16 289 (17.53%) jQuery
17 277 (16.80%) Finance
18 275 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
19 274 (16.62%) WCF
20 262 (15.89%) Web Services
21 259 (15.71%) Unit Testing
22 250 (15.16%) T-SQL
23 245 (14.86%) CSS
24 236 (14.31%) XML
25 233 (14.13%) Entity Framework
26 216 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
27 207 (12.55%) IIS
28 202 (12.25%) SQL Server 2008
29 198 (12.01%) MS Excel
30 195 (11.83%) PowerShell

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 207 (12.55%) IIS
2 184 (11.16%) SharePoint
3 66 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (1.64%) CMS
7 27 (1.64%) Node.js
8 21 (1.27%) MS Project Server
8 21 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.15%) JBoss
10 16 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.79%) Apache
13 10 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.42%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.36%) Confluence
17 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 198 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.79%) MS Office
3 31 (1.88%) MS Project
4 30 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 98 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.42%) HFM
5 5 (0.30%) Documaker
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.24%) TradeThru
7 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
9 1 (0.061%) BASE24
9 1 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.061%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.061%) FastStats
9 1 (0.061%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.061%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.27%) IaaS
4 19 (1.15%) Office 365
5 14 (0.85%) PaaS
5 14 (0.85%) SaaS
6 12 (0.73%) GitHub
7 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.12%) Trello
10 2 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.24%) Internet
2 21 (1.27%) Intranet
3 18 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.97%) Firewall
5 15 (0.91%) SSL
6 12 (0.73%) LAN
6 12 (0.73%) WAN
7 11 (0.67%) SAN
8 10 (0.61%) DNS
9 6 (0.36%) Network Security
9 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.30%) CTI
10 5 (0.30%) LDAP
11 4 (0.24%) FTP
12 3 (0.18%) HTTP
12 3 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.18%) SNMP
13 2 (0.12%) SMTP
13 2 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 822 (49.85%) SQL Server
2 202 (12.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 177 (10.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 148 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 105 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
7 91 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 67 (4.06%) Relational Database
9 64 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 44 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.52%) Big Data
15 23 (1.39%) OLAP
16 19 (1.15%) MongoDB
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.97%) MySQL
19 15 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
19 15 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 535 (32.44%) Visual Studio
2 177 (10.73%) Git (software)
3 176 (10.67%) Selenium
4 149 (9.04%) SpecFlow
5 116 (7.03%) JIRA
6 115 (6.97%) Jenkins
7 91 (5.52%) TeamCity
8 88 (5.34%) NUnit
9 77 (4.67%) Subversion
10 66 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 53 (3.21%) Cucumber
12 52 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (2.79%) MSTest
14 37 (2.24%) MSBuild
15 34 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 28 (1.70%) WebDriver
17 27 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
18 26 (1.58%) HP UFT
19 25 (1.52%) Eclipse
19 25 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 277 (16.80%) Finance
2 70 (4.24%) Banking
3 48 (2.91%) Back Office
4 40 (2.43%) Retail
5 21 (1.27%) Military
6 20 (1.21%) Publishing
7 18 (1.09%) Front Office
8 16 (0.97%) Marketing
9 13 (0.79%) Billing
9 13 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.73%) Advertising
11 9 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) Games
13 6 (0.36%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Legal
13 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.30%) French Language
14 5 (0.30%) Local Government
15 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 855 (51.85%) Developer
2 445 (26.99%) .NET Developer
3 258 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 231 (14.01%) Analyst
5 196 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 170 (10.31%) SQL Developer
7 163 (9.88%) Test Analyst
8 99 (6.00%) Consultant
9 86 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 83 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 77 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 75 (4.55%) Tester
13 69 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 64 (3.88%) SQL Server Developer
15 62 (3.76%) Software Developer
16 59 (3.58%) Web Developer
17 49 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
18 44 (2.67%) CRM Developer
19 41 (2.49%) Project Manager
19 41 (2.49%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (56.40%) .NET
2 412 (24.98%) ASP.NET
3 344 (20.86%) .NET Framework
4 320 (19.41%) HTML
5 289 (17.53%) jQuery
6 274 (16.62%) WCF
7 262 (15.89%) Web Services
8 245 (14.86%) CSS
9 236 (14.31%) XML
10 233 (14.13%) Entity Framework
11 216 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 147 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 147 (8.91%) SOAP
13 142 (8.61%) REST
14 130 (7.88%) HTML5
15 123 (7.46%) Ajax
15 123 (7.46%) AngularJS
16 103 (6.25%) RESTful
17 102 (6.19%) WPF
18 93 (5.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.24%) User Experience
3 32 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 27 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 25 (1.52%) DataPower
5 25 (1.52%) Replication
6 24 (1.46%) Clustering
7 15 (0.91%) Derivative
7 15 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 14 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 14 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 14 (0.85%) NHS
8 14 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 11 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 9 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 9 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.55%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.55%) Statistics
10 9 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 395 (23.95%) Windows
2 136 (8.25%) Windows Server
3 68 (4.12%) Linux
4 56 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (3.27%) Unix
6 47 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (0.67%) Android
13 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.30%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.18%) SUSE
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (24.26%) MVC
3 340 (20.62%) Scrum
4 327 (19.83%) TDD
5 275 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
6 259 (15.71%) Unit Testing
7 174 (10.55%) BDD
8 138 (8.37%) CRM
9 133 (8.07%) SDLC
10 132 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 131 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 128 (7.76%) ITIL
13 127 (7.70%) Automated Testing
14 121 (7.34%) Test Automation
15 111 (6.73%) Test Scripting
16 106 (6.43%) UML
17 99 (6.00%) OO
18 98 (5.94%) Software Testing
19 97 (5.88%) DevOps
19 97 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 884 (53.61%) C#
2 686 (41.60%) SQL
3 377 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 250 (15.16%) T-SQL
5 195 (11.83%) PowerShell
6 95 (5.76%) Java
7 83 (5.03%) VB.NET
8 75 (4.55%) C++
9 60 (3.64%) VB
10 49 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.18%) VBScript
12 32 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.70%) XAML
14 23 (1.39%) PHP
15 22 (1.33%) XPath
16 21 (1.27%) TypeScript
16 21 (1.27%) VB6
17 17 (1.03%) Perl
18 14 (0.85%) C
19 12 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 156 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 129 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 102 (6.19%) Degree
4 95 (5.76%) ISEB
5 74 (4.49%) ISTQB
6 40 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.49%) MCSD
11 7 (0.42%) CCNA
11 7 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.42%) MCITP
12 5 (0.30%) MCPD
12 5 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.18%) CCEA
14 3 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.61%) QA
2 27 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 24 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.46%) TickIT
5 16 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.42%) SLA
7 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.30%) BS7799
8 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.12%) SDET
9 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.55%) Docker
5 7 (0.42%) vCloud
5 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.88%) Puppet
4 22 (1.33%) Ansible
4 22 (1.33%) SCOM
5 12 (0.73%) Control-M
6 9 (0.55%) Nagios
7 8 (0.49%) logstash
8 6 (0.36%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.30%) NetCrunch
9 5 (0.30%) OpenView
10 4 (0.24%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.24%) OPNET
11 2 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.12%) Mesos
11 2 (0.12%) SCCM
12 1 (0.061%) WSUS
12 1 (0.061%) yum
Vendors
1 687 (41.66%) Microsoft
2 193 (11.70%) Oracle
3 49 (2.97%) IBM
4 29 (1.76%) HP
4 29 (1.76%) Red Hat
5 28 (1.70%) VMware
6 19 (1.15%) Red Gate
7 18 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 15 (0.91%) Informatica
9 14 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 14 (0.85%) ServiceNow
10 12 (0.73%) Sybase
10 12 (0.73%) Tableau
11 11 (0.67%) SAP
11 11 (0.67%) Splunk
12 10 (0.61%) CA
12 10 (0.61%) Cisco
12 10 (0.61%) Google
12 10 (0.61%) Peregrine
12 10 (0.61%) Remedy
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Landesk Software
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £340 - 380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £360 - 420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago