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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 188 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 734 649 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.89% 8.83% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 431 405
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.10 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £34.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%

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
8256 7346 6940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.81% 12.95% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 4704 4438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 147 137
Median hourly rate £42.27 £37.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.24% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.19 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +22 685 £400 +14.28% 191
London -26 220 £425 +2.40% 55
South East +27 164 £400 +14.28% 34
North West +34 57 £374 +19.60% 27
West Midlands +15 56 £350 - 14
Yorkshire -20 56 £425 +30.76% 23
Berkshire +25 46 £425 +21.42% 2
Cheshire +28 42 £425 +45.29% 6
City of London +14 41 £409 -7.10% 5
West Yorkshire -16 40 £385 +18.46% 17
Surrey +7 39 £425 +25.92% 11
Leeds +9 38 £385 +28.33% 11
South West -3 38 £363 +3.57% 18
East of England +15 37 £438 +2.94% 12
East Midlands +1 37 £375 +22.95% 2
Hampshire +11 32 £320 -7.24% 8
Scotland -1 26 £330 -2.22% 7
Reading -3 24 £419 +19.64% 1
Kent -6 23 £375 +17.18% 4
Knutsford - 19 £438 -
North East -25 18 £313 +38.88% 6
Coventry +6 17 £350 +7.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -24 16 £300 +33.33% 5
Wales -34 16 £300 -25.00% 5
Suffolk +9 15 £444 +4.41% 3
South Wales -31 15 £300 -25.00% 4
Wiltshire +7 14 £300 -14.28% 4
Cardiff -19 14 £300 -14.28%
Leicestershire +6 13 £338 -3.57%
Birmingham +2 13 £375 +3.44% 7

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 820 (57.79%) .NET
2 740 (52.15%) C#
3 652 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 642 (45.24%) SQL Server
5 580 (40.87%) SQL
6 576 (40.59%) Microsoft
7 353 (24.88%) Windows
8 329 (23.19%) Visual Studio
9 311 (21.92%) MVC
10 306 (21.56%) JavaScript
11 297 (20.93%) ASP.NET
12 261 (18.39%) Finance
13 260 (18.32%) .NET Framework
14 254 (17.90%) Scrum
15 252 (17.76%) Web Services
16 240 (16.91%) TDD
17 223 (15.72%) jQuery
18 216 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
19 211 (14.87%) T-SQL
20 207 (14.59%) HTML
21 203 (14.31%) PowerShell
22 195 (13.74%) XML
23 190 (13.39%) WCF
24 188 (13.25%) Entity Framework
25 181 (12.76%) MS Excel
26 177 (12.47%) CSS
27 166 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
28 158 (11.13%) SharePoint
29 156 (10.99%) Unit Testing
30 155 (10.92%) DevOps

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
1 158 (11.13%) SharePoint
2 114 (8.03%) IIS
3 56 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (2.68%) CMS
5 35 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.34%) JBoss
9 16 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (0.99%) Apache
10 14 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.85%) Node.js
12 11 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.70%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.56%) Confluence
14 8 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.42%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 181 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.55%) MS Project
3 20 (1.41%) MS Office
4 14 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.21%) Mingle
8 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) Simulink
8 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 106 (7.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.28%) TradeThru
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.14%) Endur
5 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 117 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.97%) Office 365
4 24 (1.69%) IaaS
5 14 (0.99%) PaaS
6 13 (0.92%) SaaS
7 10 (0.70%) GitHub
8 5 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.14%) Taleo
11 2 (0.14%) Yammer
12 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.070%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.90%) Internet
2 24 (1.69%) DNS
3 16 (1.13%) Firewall
4 13 (0.92%) SSL
5 12 (0.85%) LAN
5 12 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.85%) WAN
6 9 (0.63%) CTI
7 7 (0.49%) Intranet
7 7 (0.49%) SAN
8 5 (0.35%) HTTP
8 5 (0.35%) SNMP
9 4 (0.28%) Network Security
9 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.21%) SSH
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) LDAP
11 2 (0.14%) VPN
12 1 (0.070%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 154 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 144 (10.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 98 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 82 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 61 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (4.16%) Oracle Database
10 44 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (2.18%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.41%) SSDT
15 15 (1.06%) MySQL
16 10 (0.70%) Big Data
16 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.63%) OLAP
17 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 329 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 153 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 120 (8.46%) JIRA
4 106 (7.47%) Selenium
5 104 (7.33%) SpecFlow
6 102 (7.19%) Jenkins
7 98 (6.91%) TeamCity
8 77 (5.43%) NUnit
9 73 (5.14%) Subversion
10 61 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 60 (4.23%) MSBuild
12 47 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 42 (2.96%) Cucumber
14 36 (2.54%) Maven
15 31 (2.18%) MSTest
16 27 (1.90%) Artifactory
17 26 (1.83%) NuGet
18 24 (1.69%) Jasmine
19 23 (1.62%) CruiseControl
19 23 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 261 (18.39%) Finance
2 56 (3.95%) Banking
3 45 (3.17%) Retail
4 26 (1.83%) Back Office
5 23 (1.62%) Marketing
6 18 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.20%) Front Office
8 14 (0.99%) Advertising
8 14 (0.99%) Billing
9 12 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.78%) Law
10 11 (0.78%) Publishing
11 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.63%) Military
12 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.35%) Local Government
12 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Legal
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 663 (46.72%) Developer
2 329 (23.19%) .NET Developer
3 210 (14.80%) C# Developer
4 172 (12.12%) Analyst
5 161 (11.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 134 (9.44%) SQL Developer
7 129 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 109 (7.68%) Consultant
9 78 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 76 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 69 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 68 (4.79%) Senior Developer
13 66 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 64 (4.51%) SSIS Developer
15 60 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
16 53 (3.74%) Tester
17 51 (3.59%) Software Developer
18 50 (3.52%) CRM Developer
19 44 (3.10%) Architect
20 43 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (57.79%) .NET
2 297 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 260 (18.32%) .NET Framework
4 252 (17.76%) Web Services
5 223 (15.72%) jQuery
6 207 (14.59%) HTML
7 195 (13.74%) XML
8 190 (13.39%) WCF
9 188 (13.25%) Entity Framework
10 177 (12.47%) CSS
11 166 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 112 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 110 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 104 (7.33%) SOAP
15 92 (6.48%) REST
16 84 (5.92%) RESTful
17 82 (5.78%) WPF
18 80 (5.64%) XSLT
19 74 (5.21%) LINQ
20 72 (5.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (2.82%) Replication
3 33 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.18%) N-Tier
5 25 (1.76%) DataPower
6 24 (1.69%) User Experience
7 22 (1.55%) Clustering
8 19 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (1.20%) Derivative
10 16 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.85%) NHS
11 12 (0.85%) Smart Meter
12 11 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.70%) IVR
14 9 (0.63%) W3C
15 8 (0.56%) Data Extraction
15 8 (0.56%) Smartcard
16 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.49%) Fintech
16 7 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 353 (24.88%) Windows
2 111 (7.82%) Windows Server
3 74 (5.21%) Linux
4 52 (3.66%) Unix
5 48 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.70%) Android
11 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.070%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (21.92%) MVC
3 254 (17.90%) Scrum
4 240 (16.91%) TDD
5 216 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (10.99%) Unit Testing
7 155 (10.92%) DevOps
8 143 (10.08%) CRM
9 109 (7.68%) SDLC
10 106 (7.47%) BDD
11 100 (7.05%) Migration
12 98 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
13 97 (6.84%) ITIL
14 91 (6.41%) Configuration Management
15 90 (6.34%) Web Development
16 89 (6.27%) Test Automation
17 88 (6.20%) SOA
18 84 (5.92%) Software Engineering
19 83 (5.85%) Release Management
19 83 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 740 (52.15%) C#
2 580 (40.87%) SQL
3 306 (21.56%) JavaScript
4 211 (14.87%) T-SQL
5 203 (14.31%) PowerShell
6 114 (8.03%) Java
7 75 (5.29%) VB.NET
8 45 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 40 (2.82%) VB
10 28 (1.97%) C++
10 28 (1.97%) PHP
11 24 (1.69%) Python
12 23 (1.62%) VBScript
12 23 (1.62%) XAML
13 21 (1.48%) VB6
14 18 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.06%) Perl
17 13 (0.92%) C
18 11 (0.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 105 (7.40%) Degree
2 96 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 73 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.93%) ISEB
5 58 (4.09%) ISTQB
6 41 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.34%) MCSD
9 15 (1.06%) MCSE
10 12 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.78%) MCITP
12 10 (0.70%) MCPD
13 9 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.49%) CCNA
14 7 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.42%) CCEA
15 6 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (0.35%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.99%) QA
2 20 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 20 (1.41%) TickIT
3 8 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.49%) SLA
5 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.35%) BS7799
6 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.070%) GAAP
8 1 (0.070%) SDET
8 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.06%) Docker
4 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.35%) vSphere
6 4 (0.28%) vCloud
6 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) GridGain
7 2 (0.14%) Squid
8 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.03%) Puppet
4 33 (2.33%) Ansible
5 20 (1.41%) SCOM
6 12 (0.85%) logstash
7 11 (0.78%) Nagios
8 6 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.35%) OpenView
10 4 (0.28%) OPNET
11 3 (0.21%) Mesos
11 3 (0.21%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.14%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.070%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.070%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.070%) WSUS
13 1 (0.070%) yum
Vendors
1 576 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 143 (10.08%) Oracle
3 48 (3.38%) IBM
4 30 (2.11%) SAP
5 29 (2.04%) VMware
6 27 (1.90%) HP
7 20 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.06%) CA
8 15 (1.06%) Splunk
9 12 (0.85%) ServiceNow
10 11 (0.78%) Nintex
11 10 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.70%) Peregrine
11 10 (0.70%) RedGate
12 9 (0.63%) Capita
13 8 (0.56%) Apple
13 8 (0.56%) Informatica
13 8 (0.56%) Telerik
13 8 (0.56%) TIBCO
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Rate: From £28,746 to £30,978 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago