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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 173 190 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 687 564 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.42% 9.39% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 358 333
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%

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
7295 6008 5832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.19% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 3856 3589
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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 +17 629 £375 +4.16% 146
London +38 241 £404 +0.93% 40
South East -43 119 £338 -3.57% 28
South West -4 72 £325 -16.66% 13
City of London +35 64 £400 +6.66% 22
West Midlands +21 46 £406 +23.10% 4
East Midlands +36 43 £335 +16.52% 5
Wales -5 41 £334 +21.36% 2
East of England -20 40 £400 +33.33% 16
Yorkshire -7 39 £300 +1.69% 18
Somerset +2 30 £320 -20.00% 2
Surrey -2 30 £325 -9.40% 4
Northamptonshire +11 29 £350 +75.00%
Berkshire +2 28 £353 +17.50% 8
South Wales +1 26 £325 +20.37% 2
North West -3 26 £345 +8.66% 16
Hampshire -27 23 £335 +21.81% 5
Taunton +1 18 £315 +5.00%
Bristol -2 18 £355 +9.23% 6
West Yorkshire -20 18 - - 13
Northampton +4 17 £350 +75.00%
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £525 +31.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 15 £408 +1.87% 2
Scotland -16 14 £358 +19.16% 6
North Yorkshire +8 13 £300 -4.00% 1
Swansea -10 13 £363 +20.83%
West Wales -10 13 £363 +20.83%
Newport - 13 £330 - 1
Birmingham -8 12 £425 +26.86% 1
Basingstoke +3 11 £280 +5.66% 3

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 906 (64.48%) .NET
2 776 (55.23%) C#
3 743 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
4 662 (47.12%) SQL Server
5 593 (42.21%) SQL
6 520 (37.01%) Microsoft
7 467 (33.24%) ASP.NET
8 423 (30.11%) Visual Studio
9 411 (29.25%) MVC
10 386 (27.47%) HTML
11 369 (26.26%) Scrum
12 362 (25.77%) JavaScript
13 346 (24.63%) WCF
14 345 (24.56%) CSS
15 302 (21.49%) .NET Framework
16 285 (20.28%) TDD
17 275 (19.57%) Web Services
18 269 (19.15%) jQuery
18 269 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 262 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 245 (17.44%) XML
21 243 (17.30%) Windows
22 229 (16.30%) SharePoint
23 198 (14.09%) Finance
24 186 (13.24%) T-SQL
25 183 (13.02%) MS Excel
26 182 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
27 176 (12.53%) Oracle
28 172 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 154 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 229 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 97 (6.90%) IIS
3 61 (4.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 59 (4.20%) CMS
5 56 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 49 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
8 24 (1.71%) Node.js
9 20 (1.42%) JBoss
10 14 (1.00%) Confluence
10 14 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.64%) Kentico
14 9 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (0.50%) LiveCycle
16 5 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
16 5 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 183 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.91%) MS Office
3 22 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.64%) MS Project
5 7 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.21%) FastStats
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.21%) Maximo
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.071%) Endur
6 1 (0.071%) Tridion
6 1 (0.071%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 119 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.28%) PaaS
3 19 (1.35%) Office 365
4 16 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.50%) GitHub
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.21%) SaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.071%) IaaS
8 1 (0.071%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.49%) Internet
2 16 (1.14%) Intranet
3 12 (0.85%) HTTP
3 12 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.78%) FTP
5 9 (0.64%) SAN
6 6 (0.43%) DNS
7 5 (0.36%) SMTP
8 4 (0.28%) Extranet
8 4 (0.28%) Firewall
8 4 (0.28%) Wireless
8 4 (0.28%) DHCP
9 3 (0.21%) VoIP
9 3 (0.21%) GSM
9 3 (0.21%) S/MIME
10 2 (0.14%) 3G
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) NAS
11 1 (0.071%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.071%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 269 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 154 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 127 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 67 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (3.35%) Oracle Database
8 47 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 25 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (1.42%) DTS
13 20 (1.42%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.35%) SSDT
14 19 (1.35%) MySQL
15 18 (1.28%) OLAP
16 17 (1.21%) NoSQL
17 16 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 423 (30.11%) Visual Studio
2 138 (9.82%) Selenium
3 123 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 123 (8.75%) Subversion
4 120 (8.54%) JIRA
5 91 (6.48%) NUnit
6 82 (5.84%) TeamCity
7 72 (5.12%) Jenkins
8 61 (4.34%) SpecFlow
9 47 (3.35%) MSTest
10 46 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 36 (2.56%) MSBuild
12 34 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 33 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 31 (2.21%) WebDriver
15 30 (2.14%) Artifactory
16 29 (2.06%) Bugzilla
17 28 (1.99%) ReSharper
17 28 (1.99%) Maven
18 25 (1.78%) JUnit
General
1 198 (14.09%) Finance
2 51 (3.63%) Banking
3 27 (1.92%) Back Office
4 25 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.78%) Retail
5 18 (1.28%) Publishing
6 17 (1.21%) Legal
7 15 (1.07%) Marketing
8 12 (0.85%) Front Office
9 10 (0.71%) Advertising
10 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.57%) Automotive
12 4 (0.28%) Law
12 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.071%) German Language
Job Titles
1 794 (56.51%) Developer
2 371 (26.41%) .NET Developer
3 194 (13.81%) Analyst
4 161 (11.46%) C# Developer
5 116 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 108 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 107 (7.62%) Test Analyst
8 77 (5.48%) Tester
9 69 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 65 (4.63%) SQL Developer
11 63 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
12 57 (4.06%) Web Developer
13 54 (3.84%) ASP.NET Developer
14 47 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 42 (2.99%) Architect
16 39 (2.78%) Software Developer
17 30 (2.14%) Consultant
18 29 (2.06%) Senior Analyst
19 28 (1.99%) Front-End Developer
19 28 (1.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (64.48%) .NET
2 467 (33.24%) ASP.NET
3 386 (27.47%) HTML
4 346 (24.63%) WCF
5 345 (24.56%) CSS
6 302 (21.49%) .NET Framework
7 275 (19.57%) Web Services
8 269 (19.15%) jQuery
9 262 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 245 (17.44%) XML
11 172 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 120 (8.54%) HTML5
13 116 (8.26%) Ajax
14 83 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 83 (5.91%) REST
15 82 (5.84%) CSS3
16 77 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 72 (5.12%) SOAP
18 67 (4.77%) WPF
19 65 (4.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.49%) User Experience
3 47 (3.35%) Open Source
4 42 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 32 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
8 22 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.49%) Clustering
10 16 (1.14%) NHS
11 15 (1.07%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
13 11 (0.78%) W3C
14 10 (0.71%) iPhone
14 10 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 243 (17.30%) Windows
2 54 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (2.78%) UNIX
4 36 (2.56%) Linux
5 35 (2.49%) Android
6 29 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.93%) AIX
10 13 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.36%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.36%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (29.25%) MVC
3 369 (26.26%) Scrum
4 285 (20.28%) TDD
5 182 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (10.96%) Unit Testing
7 127 (9.04%) BDD
8 117 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 113 (8.04%) OO
10 91 (6.48%) Software Testing
11 82 (5.84%) Test Scripting
11 82 (5.84%) SOA
12 81 (5.77%) Migration
13 77 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (5.48%) Configuration Management
14 72 (5.12%) CRM
15 71 (5.05%) Web Development
15 71 (5.05%) E-Commerce
16 69 (4.91%) Workflow
17 68 (4.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 776 (55.23%) C#
2 593 (42.21%) SQL
3 362 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 186 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 135 (9.61%) Java
6 107 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 97 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 65 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 34 (2.42%) Python
10 33 (2.35%) VB
11 31 (2.21%) PHP
12 27 (1.92%) Ruby
13 22 (1.57%) C++
14 19 (1.35%) VBA
14 19 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.21%) VBScript
16 16 (1.14%) XAML
17 13 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.93%) C
18 12 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 105 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 95 (6.76%) ISEB
3 72 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 58 (4.13%) Degree
5 50 (3.56%) ISTQB
6 44 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.21%) MCITP
9 12 (0.85%) MCSA
9 12 (0.85%) HND
10 11 (0.78%) MCSE
11 8 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.36%) MCP
14 4 (0.28%) MCTS
14 4 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 3 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.40%) QA
2 17 (1.21%) SLA
3 10 (0.71%) HL7
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) WCAG
6 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.57%) Docker
5 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.071%) GridGain
6 1 (0.071%) Varnish
6 1 (0.071%) vSphere
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.071%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.14%) Puppet
4 8 (0.57%) SCCM
4 8 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.28%) Control-M
6 3 (0.21%) SCOM
6 3 (0.21%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.14%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.071%) logstash
8 1 (0.071%) Kibana
8 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.071%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 520 (37.01%) Microsoft
2 176 (12.53%) Oracle
3 31 (2.21%) Telerik
4 21 (1.49%) HP
4 21 (1.49%) VMware
5 20 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.21%) IBM
7 14 (1.00%) DevExpress
8 12 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 11 (0.78%) Cisco
9 11 (0.78%) Adobe
9 11 (0.78%) Serena
10 10 (0.71%) SAP
10 10 (0.71%) Ektron
10 10 (0.71%) Red Gate
11 8 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.57%) Twitter
12 7 (0.50%) Splunk
13 6 (0.43%) Remedy
13 6 (0.43%) Business Objects
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