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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 170 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 667 519 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.59% 9.06% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 321 307
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.03% -17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £27.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%

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
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +25 614 £375 +2.38% 275
London +7 207 £421 +5.31% 64
South East 0 141 £368 +5.00% 53
City of London +31 64 £413 +10.00% 31
South West +9 61 £325 - 18
East Midlands +44 44 £350 +27.27% 10
North West +17 43 £375 +15.38% 43
West Midlands +19 38 £400 +26.48% 8
Wales 0 35 £343 +14.16% 5
Yorkshire -11 35 £320 -1.53% 40
Northamptonshire +25 34 £350 +75.00% 2
Northampton +18 31 £350 +75.00% 1
East of England -15 30 £388 +10.71% 31
Berkshire 0 29 £388 +39.63% 13
Hampshire -16 28 £340 +15.74% 8
Surrey +6 27 £331 -11.66% 12
Somerset +5 26 £325 -3.62% 1
West Yorkshire -16 26 £320 -5.25% 36
Buckinghamshire -9 20 £400 - 9
Basingstoke +14 19 £325 +21.49%
Bristol +4 17 £320 -1.53% 7
Scotland +1 16 £325 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire +11 15 £425 +21.42% 6
East Sussex -10 15 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes -13 15 £415 +3.75% 6
Tyne and Wear +3 14 £240 - 2
Manchester +2 14 £300 -29.52% 26
Birmingham -1 14 £368 +13.07% 3
North East -1 14 £240 - 7
Edinburgh +6 13 £325 - 5

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 828 (61.56%) .NET
2 726 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
3 722 (53.68%) C#
4 623 (46.32%) SQL Server
5 582 (43.27%) SQL
6 482 (35.84%) Microsoft
7 446 (33.16%) ASP.NET
8 383 (28.48%) HTML
9 382 (28.40%) MVC
10 374 (27.81%) JavaScript
11 371 (27.58%) Visual Studio
12 351 (26.10%) Scrum
13 343 (25.50%) CSS
14 292 (21.71%) jQuery
15 290 (21.56%) WCF
16 272 (20.22%) TDD
17 266 (19.78%) .NET Framework
18 262 (19.48%) Web Services
19 242 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 239 (17.77%) SQL Server 2008
20 239 (17.77%) XML
21 230 (17.10%) Windows
22 214 (15.91%) SharePoint
23 194 (14.42%) Finance
24 187 (13.90%) T-SQL
25 185 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
26 184 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 162 (12.04%) MS Excel
28 157 (11.67%) Oracle
29 148 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 214 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 97 (7.21%) IIS
3 60 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 58 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
5 57 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 57 (4.24%) CMS
6 28 (2.08%) Node.js
7 24 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
8 18 (1.34%) JBoss
9 16 (1.19%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.04%) Kentico
11 12 (0.89%) Confluence
11 12 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
12 10 (0.74%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.45%) LiveCycle
14 6 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 162 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.16%) MS Office
3 14 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.45%) MS Project
6 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.074%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 63 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.22%) Maximo
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.074%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 101 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.71%) PaaS
3 14 (1.04%) Office 365
4 10 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.52%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) Yammer
7 3 (0.22%) SaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.074%) Heroku
9 1 (0.074%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.38%) HTTP
2 27 (2.01%) Internet
3 18 (1.34%) Intranet
4 13 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.82%) FTP
6 10 (0.74%) SAN
7 6 (0.45%) DNS
8 4 (0.30%) 4G
8 4 (0.30%) LTE
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.30%) Extranet
8 4 (0.30%) SMTP
8 4 (0.30%) Broadband
9 3 (0.22%) DHCP
9 3 (0.22%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.22%) Wireless
10 2 (0.15%) NAS
10 2 (0.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.074%) GSM
11 1 (0.074%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 239 (17.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 184 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 77 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 54 (4.01%) Oracle Database
10 53 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 26 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
12 26 (1.93%) OLAP
13 24 (1.78%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.71%) SSDT
15 22 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
16 20 (1.49%) MySQL
17 17 (1.26%) MS Access
17 17 (1.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 371 (27.58%) Visual Studio
2 125 (9.29%) JIRA
3 124 (9.22%) Subversion
4 116 (8.62%) Selenium
5 113 (8.40%) Git (software)
6 92 (6.84%) Jenkins
7 90 (6.69%) NUnit
8 68 (5.06%) TeamCity
9 53 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 47 (3.49%) SpecFlow
11 46 (3.42%) MSTest
12 39 (2.90%) Eclipse
13 34 (2.53%) MSBuild
14 33 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 28 (2.08%) WebDriver
16 27 (2.01%) Bugzilla
17 25 (1.86%) Ant
17 25 (1.86%) ReSharper
18 22 (1.64%) Moq
18 22 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 194 (14.42%) Finance
2 58 (4.31%) Banking
3 32 (2.38%) Retail
4 31 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.49%) Back Office
5 20 (1.49%) Legal
6 19 (1.41%) Publishing
7 12 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.82%) Marketing
8 11 (0.82%) Front Office
9 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.52%) Advertising
11 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.37%) Automotive
13 4 (0.30%) Avionics
14 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 783 (58.22%) Developer
2 360 (26.77%) .NET Developer
3 161 (11.97%) C# Developer
4 159 (11.82%) Analyst
5 125 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 89 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 82 (6.10%) Tester
8 80 (5.95%) Test Analyst
9 65 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 64 (4.76%) SQL Developer
11 61 (4.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 61 (4.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 56 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
13 49 (3.64%) Web Developer
14 44 (3.27%) Architect
15 41 (3.05%) Software Developer
16 31 (2.30%) DBA
17 30 (2.23%) Consultant
18 29 (2.16%) BizTalk Developer
18 29 (2.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (61.56%) .NET
2 446 (33.16%) ASP.NET
3 383 (28.48%) HTML
4 343 (25.50%) CSS
5 292 (21.71%) jQuery
6 290 (21.56%) WCF
7 266 (19.78%) .NET Framework
8 262 (19.48%) Web Services
9 242 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 239 (17.77%) XML
11 148 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 114 (8.48%) Ajax
13 106 (7.88%) HTML5
14 84 (6.25%) CSS3
15 73 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 60 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 60 (4.46%) WPF
16 60 (4.46%) SOAP
17 59 (4.39%) XSLT
18 58 (4.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.49%) User Experience
3 40 (2.97%) Open Source
4 34 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 32 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 31 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
8 21 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.49%) Clustering
10 18 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.26%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.19%) NHS
13 13 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.74%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.74%) W3C
15 8 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.59%) Blog
15 8 (0.59%) RIA
15 8 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 230 (17.10%) Windows
2 46 (3.42%) Linux
3 42 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (2.75%) UNIX
5 36 (2.68%) Android
6 29 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.97%) AIX
10 12 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.37%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (28.40%) MVC
3 351 (26.10%) Scrum
4 272 (20.22%) TDD
5 185 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (9.44%) Unit Testing
7 115 (8.55%) OO
8 113 (8.40%) BDD
9 91 (6.77%) Automated Testing
10 83 (6.17%) SOA
10 83 (6.17%) Software Testing
11 82 (6.10%) CRM
12 78 (5.80%) Migration
12 78 (5.80%) Test Scripting
13 76 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (5.13%) Workflow
15 67 (4.98%) Waterfall
16 64 (4.76%) Software Engineering
17 63 (4.68%) Project Management
17 63 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 722 (53.68%) C#
2 582 (43.27%) SQL
3 374 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 187 (13.90%) T-SQL
5 137 (10.19%) Java
6 108 (8.03%) PowerShell
7 90 (6.69%) VB.NET
8 50 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 39 (2.90%) Python
10 28 (2.08%) C++
10 28 (2.08%) VB
11 25 (1.86%) Ruby
12 21 (1.56%) PHP
12 21 (1.56%) VBA
12 21 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.56%) XQuery
13 18 (1.34%) XPath
14 15 (1.12%) C
15 14 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 92 (6.84%) ISEB
3 69 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.42%) Degree
5 40 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 39 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (1.49%) HND
9 15 (1.12%) MCITP
10 13 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.89%) MCSA
12 10 (0.74%) MCSE
13 7 (0.52%) MCTS
14 6 (0.45%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.45%) MCP
15 4 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.15%) CCNA
16 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.96%) QA
2 13 (0.97%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.37%) HL7
5 4 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.30%) DO-254
5 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.22%) WCAG
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.074%) GxP
8 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.01%) Docker
3 11 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) GridGain
5 2 (0.15%) vCloud
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.074%) Squid
6 1 (0.074%) Varnish
6 1 (0.074%) vSphere
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.01%) Vagrant
3 19 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.04%) Puppet
5 4 (0.30%) SCCM
5 4 (0.30%) SCOM
5 4 (0.30%) Control-M
6 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.15%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.074%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.074%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.074%) Kibana
8 1 (0.074%) logstash
Vendors
1 482 (35.84%) Microsoft
2 157 (11.67%) Oracle
3 20 (1.49%) HP
3 20 (1.49%) Telerik
4 16 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 13 (0.97%) TIBCO
6 12 (0.89%) VMware
7 11 (0.82%) Ektron
8 10 (0.74%) Serena
8 10 (0.74%) Adobe
8 10 (0.74%) Cisco
9 8 (0.59%) Twitter
10 7 (0.52%) SAP
10 7 (0.52%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.52%) Tableau
10 7 (0.52%) Splunk
11 6 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.45%) IBM
11 6 (0.45%) Business Objects
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ascent People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Rate: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago