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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 191 156 187
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 739 878 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.53% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.32% 11.00% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 598 436
Median daily rate £400 £390 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 4
Median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £29.50 £40.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.48 £50.00 £50.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.84%

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
8884 7984 7205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.43% 13.88% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 5244 4595
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 160 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 -29 705 £400 +4.57% 202
London -46 264 £438 +2.94% 56
South East +18 192 £380 -5.00% 48
Hampshire +32 69 £375 +7.14% 12
South West -1 61 £350 -6.66% 24
City of London +2 53 £425 -2.85% 10
Surrey +16 50 £465 +9.41% 14
West Midlands -13 46 £375 +7.14% 4
North West -21 37 £375 +2.04% 18
East Midlands +16 36 £375 +3.44% 13
Yorkshire -59 35 £425 +21.42% 21
Berkshire +12 32 £375 -14.28% 7
West Yorkshire -49 32 £438 +25.00% 15
Coventry -3 29 £375 +50.00% 2
Leeds -42 26 £450 +32.35% 9
Andover +2 23 £375 +7.14% 1
Manchester -8 20 £350 +9.80% 14
Scotland +12 18 £425 +30.76% 4
East of England +6 18 £415 +10.66% 12
Nottinghamshire +5 18 £340 -9.33% 5
Nottingham +1 18 £340 -9.33% 5
Bristol +10 15 £331 -1.85% 5
Somerset +8 14 £413 +13.79% 6
Reading +17 13 £388 -13.88% 1
Suffolk +5 13 £420 +5.00% 1
Birmingham +4 13 £438 +9.37% 1
Northampton +9 10 £525 +75.00% 3
Northamptonshire +8 10 £525 +50.00% 4
Devon - 10 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £413 +10.00% 2

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 874 (61.77%) .NET
2 792 (55.97%) C#
3 706 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
4 655 (46.29%) SQL Server
5 604 (42.69%) Microsoft
6 550 (38.87%) SQL
7 395 (27.92%) JavaScript
8 356 (25.16%) Visual Studio
9 333 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 327 (23.11%) Scrum
11 324 (22.90%) MVC
12 303 (21.41%) Windows
13 255 (18.02%) Finance
13 255 (18.02%) .NET Framework
13 255 (18.02%) WCF
14 251 (17.74%) Web Services
14 251 (17.74%) HTML
15 250 (17.67%) XML
16 247 (17.46%) TDD
17 232 (16.40%) jQuery
18 227 (16.04%) CSS
19 223 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
20 215 (15.19%) PowerShell
21 207 (14.63%) MS Excel
22 206 (14.56%) SharePoint
23 199 (14.06%) DevOps
24 193 (13.64%) Git (software)
25 182 (12.86%) T-SQL
26 178 (12.58%) CRM
27 172 (12.16%) 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
1 206 (14.56%) SharePoint
2 134 (9.47%) IIS
3 86 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
4 71 (5.02%) CMS
5 47 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 39 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (2.26%) WebSphere
8 30 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 28 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (1.34%) OpenStack
11 18 (1.27%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.78%) EPiServer CMS
13 10 (0.71%) Confluence
14 9 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
14 9 (0.64%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.57%) Apache
16 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 207 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.47%) MS Office
3 18 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.64%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.64%) MS Project
6 5 (0.35%) Mingle
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 128 (9.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) Endur
6 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
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
Cloud Services
1 159 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.97%) Office 365
4 31 (2.19%) IaaS
5 25 (1.77%) PaaS
6 10 (0.71%) Boomi
7 9 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.49%) GitHub
8 7 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.28%) Trello
11 3 (0.21%) SaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Taleo
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.25%) DNS
2 28 (1.98%) HTTP
3 26 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.63%) Internet
5 18 (1.27%) SSL
6 13 (0.92%) Intranet
7 12 (0.85%) Firewall
7 12 (0.85%) VPN
8 11 (0.78%) Network Security
9 6 (0.42%) SAN
9 6 (0.42%) SNMP
10 5 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.35%) SMTP
10 5 (0.35%) SSH
11 4 (0.28%) CTI
11 4 (0.28%) Extranet
11 4 (0.28%) FTP
11 4 (0.28%) LAN
12 2 (0.14%) DMZ
12 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (46.29%) SQL Server
2 172 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 155 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 94 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 93 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 75 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (4.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (3.67%) Relational Database
10 36 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 35 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (2.19%) Power BI
13 27 (1.91%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.70%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (1.34%) SSDT
17 18 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (1.06%) MySQL
19 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
20 12 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 356 (25.16%) Visual Studio
2 193 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 112 (7.92%) JIRA
4 107 (7.56%) SpecFlow
5 100 (7.07%) TeamCity
6 97 (6.86%) Selenium
7 68 (4.81%) Jenkins
8 66 (4.66%) MSBuild
9 58 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 52 (3.67%) Subversion
11 44 (3.11%) NUnit
12 32 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 31 (2.19%) MSTest
14 30 (2.12%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.98%) WebDriver
16 27 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
17 26 (1.84%) Maven
18 23 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (1.63%) NuGet
18 23 (1.63%) TestComplete
General
1 255 (18.02%) Finance
2 69 (4.88%) Retail
3 47 (3.32%) Banking
4 31 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.70%) Back Office
5 24 (1.70%) Marketing
6 19 (1.34%) Advertising
7 17 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.06%) Front Office
9 14 (0.99%) Law
9 14 (0.99%) Military
10 13 (0.92%) Legal
11 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.64%) Publishing
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.35%) Local Government
15 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.21%) Billing
16 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 699 (49.40%) Developer
2 301 (21.27%) .NET Developer
3 181 (12.79%) C# Developer
4 128 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (8.62%) Analyst
6 99 (7.00%) Consultant
6 99 (7.00%) SQL Developer
7 75 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 74 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 69 (4.88%) Tester
10 67 (4.73%) Test Analyst
11 64 (4.52%) CRM Developer
12 63 (4.45%) Architect
12 63 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 60 (4.24%) Senior Developer
14 54 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 43 (3.04%) Automation Tester
16 41 (2.90%) Software Developer
17 38 (2.69%) SQL Server Developer
17 38 (2.69%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (61.77%) .NET
2 333 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 255 (18.02%) .NET Framework
3 255 (18.02%) WCF
4 251 (17.74%) HTML
4 251 (17.74%) Web Services
5 250 (17.67%) XML
6 232 (16.40%) jQuery
7 227 (16.04%) CSS
8 158 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 154 (10.88%) Entity Framework
10 131 (9.26%) AngularJS
11 114 (8.06%) SOAP
12 105 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 95 (6.71%) HTML5
14 93 (6.57%) LINQ
15 92 (6.50%) REST
16 84 (5.94%) JSON
17 82 (5.80%) WPF
18 67 (4.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.97%) N-Tier
3 41 (2.90%) Replication
4 40 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.26%) Equities
8 21 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (1.34%) NHS
10 18 (1.27%) User Experience
11 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.13%) Clustering
13 14 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.78%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.78%) Data Integration
15 11 (0.78%) Derivative
15 11 (0.78%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 303 (21.41%) Windows
2 93 (6.57%) Windows Server
3 52 (3.67%) Linux
4 36 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.78%) Unix
7 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.71%) Android
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.21%) CentOS
11 3 (0.21%) VMS
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.071%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (23.11%) Scrum
3 324 (22.90%) MVC
4 247 (17.46%) TDD
5 223 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
6 199 (14.06%) DevOps
7 178 (12.58%) CRM
8 155 (10.95%) Unit Testing
9 137 (9.68%) SDLC
10 130 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
11 119 (8.41%) BDD
12 118 (8.34%) Migration
13 106 (7.49%) Waterfall
14 104 (7.35%) Configuration Management
15 91 (6.43%) OO
16 90 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 89 (6.29%) ETL
18 88 (6.22%) ITIL
19 86 (6.08%) SOA
20 85 (6.01%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 792 (55.97%) C#
2 550 (38.87%) SQL
3 395 (27.92%) JavaScript
4 215 (15.19%) PowerShell
5 182 (12.86%) T-SQL
6 141 (9.96%) Java
7 87 (6.15%) VB.NET
8 38 (2.69%) C++
9 35 (2.47%) VB
10 31 (2.19%) PHP
11 29 (2.05%) C
11 29 (2.05%) F#
12 25 (1.77%) Python
13 24 (1.70%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.70%) XAML
14 22 (1.55%) Perl
15 19 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.27%) VBScript
17 17 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 111 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 103 (7.28%) Degree
4 55 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (3.67%) ISEB
6 43 (3.04%) ISTQB
7 30 (2.12%) MCSE
8 28 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (1.84%) MCSD
10 18 (1.27%) MCITP
11 16 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.92%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.42%) MCPD
15 5 (0.35%) CCEA
15 5 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.21%) HNC
16 3 (0.21%) HND
17 2 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.57%) QA
2 20 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 20 (1.41%) TickIT
3 8 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
4 4 (0.28%) WCAG
5 3 (0.21%) MiFID
5 3 (0.21%) SDET
6 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 55 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.70%) Docker
3 19 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.14%) GridGain
8 2 (0.14%) Squid
9 1 (0.071%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (4.66%) Puppet
3 51 (3.60%) Ansible
4 22 (1.55%) SCOM
5 21 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.57%) Nagios
7 4 (0.28%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.21%) Mesos
8 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
9 2 (0.14%) Piwik
9 2 (0.14%) SCCM
10 1 (0.071%) Control-M
10 1 (0.071%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 604 (42.69%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.49%) Oracle
3 49 (3.46%) SAP
4 42 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 37 (2.61%) VMware
6 36 (2.54%) HP
7 29 (2.05%) IBM
8 18 (1.27%) AppDynamics
8 18 (1.27%) Rally
9 16 (1.13%) Splunk
10 15 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.99%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.99%) Tableau
11 14 (0.99%) Twitter
12 13 (0.92%) Dynatrace
12 13 (0.92%) New Relic
13 12 (0.85%) Apigee
13 12 (0.85%) Telerik
14 11 (0.78%) RedGate
15 10 (0.71%) Dell
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £240 - 280 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day + long term contracts
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Rate: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago