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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 175 175 199
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 731 657 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.24% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% 9.73% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 382 334
Average daily rate
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£383 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% +49.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +107.14%

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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 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 3 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
(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 -3 657 £375 - 276
London +34 299 £428 +0.64% 76
South East -4 133 £356 -5.00% 54
City of London +14 83 £425 - 22
Yorkshire +5 59 £340 +8.80% 42
West Yorkshire -3 47 £345 +6.15% 34
North West -5 46 £340 +8.36% 22
Wales +25 45 £425 +30.76% 3
Cheshire +32 39 £358 +5.92% 4
West Midlands +12 39 £350 +3.70% 20
South West -31 36 £338 +3.84% 19
Leeds -18 34 £338 +3.84% 20
Warrington +27 30 £340 +36.00% 4
South Wales +8 30 £425 +30.76% 2
Berkshire +22 27 £350 +7.69% 9
Newport +1 25 £425 +25.92%
Oxfordshire -1 25 £400 +21.21% 5
Surrey -29 25 £425 +4.93% 13
Scotland +19 23 £356 -5.00% 5
Birmingham +7 20 £350 +8.52% 11
Hampshire -2 20 £350 -9.67% 14
East Midlands -2 17 £350 -9.09% 11
Edinburgh +11 16 £350 -22.22% 4
East of England -50 16 £400 +3.22% 25
Reading +13 13 £350 +7.69% 2
Milton Keynes 0 13 £425 +14.09% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £425 +16.43% 7
Basingstoke +13 12 £365 +17.74% 3
West Wales +12 12 £301 - 1
North Yorkshire +5 12 £325 +20.37% 4

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 826 (59.17%) .NET
2 745 (53.37%) SQL Server
3 710 (50.86%) C#
4 678 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 593 (42.48%) Microsoft
6 578 (41.40%) SQL
7 462 (33.09%) ASP.NET
8 382 (27.36%) Visual Studio
9 367 (26.29%) MVC
10 340 (24.36%) Scrum
11 328 (23.50%) JavaScript
12 267 (19.13%) Web Services
13 261 (18.70%) CSS
14 260 (18.62%) Windows
15 255 (18.27%) HTML
16 251 (17.98%) .NET Framework
17 246 (17.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 246 (17.62%) jQuery
18 243 (17.41%) TDD
19 235 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 235 (16.83%) WCF
20 234 (16.76%) Finance
21 231 (16.55%) T-SQL
22 222 (15.90%) XML
23 205 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
24 188 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 186 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
26 181 (12.97%) MS Excel
27 173 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
28 165 (11.82%) Unit Testing

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 161 (11.53%) SharePoint
2 149 (10.67%) IIS
3 90 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 49 (3.51%) CMS
5 42 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (1.86%) JBoss
7 25 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.93%) MQSeries
11 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.79%) Confluence
12 10 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.72%) Apache
12 10 (0.72%) Node.js
13 9 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.36%) Documentum
16 5 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 181 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.79%) MS Office
3 14 (1.00%) MS Project
4 9 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.43%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) FastStats
8 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 64 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.43%) Maximo
5 4 (0.29%) Aligne
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.14%) Tridion
6 2 (0.14%) Endur
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
7 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.65%) Office 365
4 12 (0.86%) SaaS
5 8 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.43%) PaaS
6 6 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.29%) HTTP
2 28 (2.01%) Internet
3 17 (1.22%) Intranet
4 9 (0.64%) VPN
5 8 (0.57%) LAN
5 8 (0.57%) Firewall
6 7 (0.50%) DSL
6 7 (0.50%) Wireless
6 7 (0.50%) IPsec
6 7 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (0.50%) WAN
6 7 (0.50%) SNMP
7 6 (0.43%) SAN
7 6 (0.43%) DNS
8 5 (0.36%) WLAN
8 5 (0.36%) LDAP
9 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.14%) DHCP
10 2 (0.14%) Network Security
10 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (53.37%) SQL Server
2 246 (17.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 205 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 188 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 164 (11.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 150 (10.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 119 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (5.01%) Relational Database
9 56 (4.01%) OLAP
10 55 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 43 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 39 (2.79%) SSDT
13 35 (2.51%) Oracle Database
14 29 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
15 24 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (1.58%) PerformancePoint
16 22 (1.58%) RDBMS
17 19 (1.36%) OLAP Cube
18 16 (1.15%) MongoDB
18 16 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 382 (27.36%) Visual Studio
2 98 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 93 (6.66%) Subversion
4 81 (5.80%) JIRA
5 74 (5.30%) Selenium
6 66 (4.73%) NUnit
7 65 (4.66%) Jenkins
8 56 (4.01%) TeamCity
9 49 (3.51%) MSBuild
10 36 (2.58%) SpecFlow
11 34 (2.44%) Maven
11 34 (2.44%) JUnit
12 33 (2.36%) MSTest
13 28 (2.01%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.86%) SoapUI
14 26 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 25 (1.79%) ReSharper
16 23 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 22 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
18 20 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 234 (16.76%) Finance
2 58 (4.15%) Retail
3 48 (3.44%) Banking
4 32 (2.29%) Back Office
5 19 (1.36%) Publishing
6 15 (1.07%) Front Office
6 15 (1.07%) Marketing
7 14 (1.00%) Legal
8 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.64%) Law
10 7 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.36%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.29%) Local Government
13 3 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.072%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 830 (59.46%) Developer
2 268 (19.20%) .NET Developer
3 178 (12.75%) Analyst
4 135 (9.67%) C# Developer
5 117 (8.38%) SQL Developer
6 86 (6.16%) Test Analyst
7 84 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 82 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 74 (5.30%) Web Developer
10 68 (4.87%) Architect
11 60 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 57 (4.08%) Tester
13 56 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
14 53 (3.80%) Consultant
15 51 (3.65%) Software Developer
16 49 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 45 (3.22%) DBA
18 42 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
19 37 (2.65%) SQL DBA
20 35 (2.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 826 (59.17%) .NET
2 462 (33.09%) ASP.NET
3 267 (19.13%) Web Services
4 261 (18.70%) CSS
5 255 (18.27%) HTML
6 251 (17.98%) .NET Framework
7 246 (17.62%) jQuery
8 235 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 235 (16.83%) WCF
9 222 (15.90%) XML
10 125 (8.95%) Entity Framework
11 99 (7.09%) HTML5
12 98 (7.02%) SOAP
13 96 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 93 (6.66%) AngularJS
15 82 (5.87%) REST
16 80 (5.73%) Ajax
17 77 (5.52%) LINQ
18 76 (5.44%) CSS3
19 70 (5.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.22%) Client/Server
3 29 (2.08%) User Experience
4 22 (1.58%) Mobile App
4 22 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.50%) Replication
6 20 (1.43%) NHS
7 15 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (0.93%) Clustering
10 12 (0.86%) W3C
10 12 (0.86%) Derivative
11 11 (0.79%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.72%) EFT
12 10 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.64%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 260 (18.62%) Windows
2 71 (5.09%) Linux
3 53 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.79%) Android
7 24 (1.72%) UNIX
8 23 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 19 (1.36%) Debian
10 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.21%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.21%) MVS
14 3 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (26.29%) MVC
3 340 (24.36%) Scrum
4 243 (17.41%) TDD
5 186 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
6 173 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
7 165 (11.82%) Unit Testing
8 121 (8.67%) BDD
8 121 (8.67%) SDLC
9 118 (8.45%) OO
10 104 (7.45%) SOA
11 102 (7.31%) CRM
12 88 (6.30%) ETL
13 86 (6.16%) Release Management
14 70 (5.01%) DevOps
15 67 (4.80%) Data Modelling
16 66 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 64 (4.58%) Test Automation
17 64 (4.58%) Test Scripting
18 62 (4.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 710 (50.86%) C#
2 578 (41.40%) SQL
3 328 (23.50%) JavaScript
4 231 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 130 (9.31%) PowerShell
6 105 (7.52%) Java
7 93 (6.66%) VB.NET
8 60 (4.30%) VB
9 50 (3.58%) Python
10 39 (2.79%) C++
11 27 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.93%) VB6
12 25 (1.79%) XQuery
13 20 (1.43%) VBScript
14 19 (1.36%) C
14 19 (1.36%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.22%) Perl
16 16 (1.15%) VBA
17 15 (1.07%) XPath
18 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 89 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.51%) Degree
4 52 (3.72%) ISEB
5 25 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.72%) MCTS
10 8 (0.57%) HND
11 7 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.50%) MCSA
11 7 (0.50%) CCNP
11 7 (0.50%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.43%) MCSD
12 6 (0.43%) PMP
13 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.36%) CCNA
13 5 (0.36%) MCP
13 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.95%) QA
2 17 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.072%) GxP
5 1 (0.072%) HL7
5 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.58%) Hyper-V
3 21 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.86%) Docker
5 10 (0.72%) GridGain
6 4 (0.29%) 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 33 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.08%) Puppet
4 24 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 15 (1.07%) SCOM
6 12 (0.86%) Ansible
7 11 (0.79%) SCCM
8 7 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.43%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.43%) Control-M
10 4 (0.29%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.21%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.072%) Nagios
12 1 (0.072%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.072%) WMI
12 1 (0.072%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.072%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 593 (42.48%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.16%) Oracle
3 28 (2.01%) VMware
4 27 (1.93%) Telerik
4 27 (1.93%) IBM
5 25 (1.79%) HP
6 21 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.36%) Tableau
8 15 (1.07%) SAP
9 13 (0.93%) 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%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.72%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.64%) Google
13 9 (0.64%) Cisco
13 9 (0.64%) Adobe
14 8 (0.57%) Serena
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day £300-325/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago