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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 184 141 183
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +42
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 752 960 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.66% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.48% 11.64% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 640 468
Median daily rate £395 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.39% +3.94%

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
8864 8248 7366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.76% 14.23% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5953 5440 4882
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 195 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -36 713 £390 +2.63% 217
London -27 258 £422 +0.53% 62
South East +9 192 £375 -6.25% 35
South West -3 77 £330 -12.00% 29
Hampshire +25 75 £388 +6.16% 10
City of London +5 55 £425 -2.97% 15
Surrey +23 48 £380 -10.58% 6
West Midlands +2 46 £375 +10.29% 16
North West -1 41 £363 -3.33% 21
East Midlands -2 33 £488 +50.00% 16
Berkshire +16 30 £375 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -49 27 £550 +59.42% 21
Scotland +18 24 £425 +46.55% 5
Coventry -6 24 £380 +100.00% 3
West Yorkshire -55 24 £550 +57.14% 18
Manchester -14 22 £350 +12.00% 13
Somerset +4 18 £319 -15.06% 8
East of England -7 18 £420 +19.82% 14
Leeds -43 18 £550 +61.76% 12
Andover +1 17 £375 -3.22% 1
Edinburgh +13 15 £425 +33.33% 3
Bristol +8 15 £325 - 4
Northamptonshire +5 15 £500 +66.66% 1
Taunton +1 15 £312 -16.80% 4
Woking - 15 £375 -
Birmingham +7 14 £450 +12.50% 7
Nottinghamshire -5 14 £338 -3.57% 2
Nottingham -8 14 £338 -3.57% 1
North East -17 14 £375 +15.38% 3
Tyne and Wear -17 14 £375 +15.38% 2

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 879 (61.34%) .NET
2 814 (56.80%) C#
3 734 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 640 (44.66%) SQL Server
5 594 (41.45%) Microsoft
6 567 (39.57%) SQL
7 405 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 357 (24.91%) Visual Studio
9 348 (24.28%) ASP.NET
10 336 (23.45%) Scrum
11 321 (22.40%) MVC
12 310 (21.63%) Windows
13 274 (19.12%) .NET Framework
14 273 (19.05%) HTML
15 260 (18.14%) XML
16 258 (18.00%) WCF
17 256 (17.86%) TDD
18 252 (17.59%) CSS
19 251 (17.52%) Web Services
20 243 (16.96%) Finance
21 237 (16.54%) jQuery
22 233 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
23 220 (15.35%) Git (software)
24 219 (15.28%) PowerShell
25 205 (14.31%) SharePoint
26 202 (14.10%) DevOps
27 196 (13.68%) MS Excel
28 178 (12.42%) T-SQL
29 174 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
30 170 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 205 (14.31%) SharePoint
2 145 (10.12%) IIS
3 81 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
4 70 (4.88%) CMS
5 42 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 30 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (1.54%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.77%) EPiServer CMS
14 10 (0.70%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.63%) Confluence
15 9 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.49%) Apache
17 5 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 196 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.51%) MS Office
3 19 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 12 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.56%) MS Project
7 5 (0.35%) Mingle
7 5 (0.35%) SketchUp
8 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.070%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 116 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.070%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.070%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 174 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.65%) Office 365
4 31 (2.16%) IaaS
5 27 (1.88%) PaaS
6 15 (1.05%) Boomi
7 9 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (0.63%) GitHub
8 7 (0.49%) SaaS
8 7 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.42%) Trello
10 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.21%) DNS
2 30 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.81%) HTTP
4 21 (1.47%) Internet
5 18 (1.26%) SSL
6 12 (0.84%) Intranet
7 11 (0.77%) Network Security
7 11 (0.77%) VPN
8 7 (0.49%) Firewall
9 6 (0.42%) SNMP
10 5 (0.35%) FTP
10 5 (0.35%) SAN
11 4 (0.28%) CTI
11 4 (0.28%) Extranet
11 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.21%) LAN
12 3 (0.21%) NAS
12 3 (0.21%) SSH
13 2 (0.14%) DMZ
13 2 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 640 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 170 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 153 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 125 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 99 (6.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 98 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (4.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 42 (2.93%) Power BI
11 40 (2.79%) MongoDB
12 37 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (1.81%) NoSQL
16 23 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
19 16 (1.12%) MySQL
19 16 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 357 (24.91%) Visual Studio
2 220 (15.35%) Git (software)
3 124 (8.65%) TeamCity
4 113 (7.89%) Selenium
5 109 (7.61%) SpecFlow
6 107 (7.47%) JIRA
7 81 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 71 (4.95%) MSBuild
9 70 (4.88%) Jenkins
10 51 (3.56%) Subversion
11 49 (3.42%) NUnit
12 36 (2.51%) MSTest
13 34 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
14 33 (2.30%) Cucumber
14 33 (2.30%) WebDriver
15 29 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 28 (1.95%) NuGet
17 26 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 24 (1.67%) Hudson
18 24 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 243 (16.96%) Finance
2 69 (4.82%) Retail
3 50 (3.49%) Banking
4 31 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.54%) Marketing
6 21 (1.47%) Back Office
7 20 (1.40%) Advertising
8 18 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.26%) Military
9 15 (1.05%) Legal
10 14 (0.98%) Law
10 14 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.91%) Front Office
12 9 (0.63%) Local Government
12 9 (0.63%) Publishing
13 5 (0.35%) Electronics
13 5 (0.35%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.070%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 720 (50.24%) Developer
2 314 (21.91%) .NET Developer
3 194 (13.54%) C# Developer
4 136 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (8.86%) Analyst
6 90 (6.28%) Consultant
7 89 (6.21%) SQL Developer
8 82 (5.72%) Tester
9 79 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 76 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 69 (4.82%) Test Analyst
12 63 (4.40%) Senior Developer
13 61 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 59 (4.12%) Architect
15 55 (3.84%) Automation Tester
15 55 (3.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 55 (3.84%) CRM Developer
16 50 (3.49%) Software Developer
17 39 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
18 36 (2.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (61.34%) .NET
2 348 (24.28%) ASP.NET
3 274 (19.12%) .NET Framework
4 273 (19.05%) HTML
5 260 (18.14%) XML
6 258 (18.00%) WCF
7 252 (17.59%) CSS
8 251 (17.52%) Web Services
9 237 (16.54%) jQuery
10 161 (11.24%) Entity Framework
11 158 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 140 (9.77%) AngularJS
13 119 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 116 (8.09%) SOAP
15 105 (7.33%) HTML5
16 96 (6.70%) WPF
17 94 (6.56%) LINQ
18 91 (6.35%) JSON
19 90 (6.28%) REST
20 87 (6.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 41 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 35 (2.44%) Replication
5 34 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.30%) Equities
7 31 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.67%) NHS
9 20 (1.40%) User Experience
10 17 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.05%) Clustering
12 14 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.70%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 310 (21.63%) Windows
2 95 (6.63%) Windows Server
3 47 (3.28%) Linux
4 34 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (1.05%) Unix
8 13 (0.91%) Android
9 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.28%) VMS
14 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.070%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (23.45%) Scrum
3 321 (22.40%) MVC
4 256 (17.86%) TDD
5 233 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
6 202 (14.10%) DevOps
7 169 (11.79%) Unit Testing
8 162 (11.30%) CRM
9 145 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
10 129 (9.00%) BDD
11 119 (8.30%) SDLC
12 117 (8.16%) Migration
13 103 (7.19%) Configuration Management
13 103 (7.19%) Continuous Delivery
14 92 (6.42%) Waterfall
15 91 (6.35%) ETL
16 88 (6.14%) OO
17 86 (6.00%) Test Scripting
18 84 (5.86%) Regression Testing
19 83 (5.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 814 (56.80%) C#
2 567 (39.57%) SQL
3 405 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 219 (15.28%) PowerShell
5 178 (12.42%) T-SQL
6 122 (8.51%) Java
7 86 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 47 (3.28%) C++
9 44 (3.07%) VB
10 37 (2.58%) F#
11 32 (2.23%) Perl
12 31 (2.16%) PHP
13 30 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.88%) C
15 25 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.74%) VBScript
16 23 (1.61%) VB6
16 23 (1.61%) XAML
17 21 (1.47%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 158 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 123 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 85 (5.93%) Degree
4 49 (3.42%) ISEB
5 46 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (3.00%) ISTQB
7 27 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (1.88%) MCSE
8 23 (1.61%) MCSD
9 17 (1.19%) MCITP
10 16 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.98%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.28%) HNC
14 4 (0.28%) HND
15 3 (0.21%) CCEA
15 3 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.21%) MCPD
15 3 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.05%) QA
2 20 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.77%) TickIT
4 8 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.28%) WCAG
6 3 (0.21%) MiFID
6 3 (0.21%) SDET
6 3 (0.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 56 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.40%) Docker
4 17 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.42%) vCloud
8 5 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.14%) GridGain
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.070%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 73 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
2 68 (4.75%) Puppet
3 53 (3.70%) Ansible
4 22 (1.54%) SCOM
5 17 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.56%) Nagios
7 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.21%) WSUS
9 2 (0.14%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) Piwik
9 2 (0.14%) SCCM
9 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.070%) Control-M
10 1 (0.070%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.070%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.070%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 594 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.03%) Oracle
3 50 (3.49%) SAP
4 45 (3.14%) HP
5 44 (3.07%) VMware
6 40 (2.79%) Sitecore
7 26 (1.81%) IBM
8 22 (1.54%) Rally
9 19 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 18 (1.26%) Dell
10 18 (1.26%) Twitter
11 16 (1.12%) Tableau
12 14 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.98%) RedGate
13 13 (0.91%) Apigee
13 13 (0.91%) Dynatrace
13 13 (0.91%) New Relic
14 11 (0.77%) Telerik
15 10 (0.70%) Splunk
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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