The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 164 191 237
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +46
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 698 534 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.93% 9.08% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 360 278
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £51.00 £43.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% +56.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £43.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7028 5881 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.87% 11.50% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3693 3592
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 218
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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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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 +28 627 £370 -1.33% 240
London +6 255 £425 +3.03% 70
South East -6 114 £323 -7.85% 39
East of England -3 74 £388 +4.72% 18
City of London +42 68 £450 +12.50% 34
South West -20 57 £350 -12.50% 13
Cambridgeshire +28 38 £338 +8.00% 3
Yorkshire +28 37 £338 +12.50% 33
North West +16 37 £320 +6.66% 37
West Yorkshire +29 31 £350 +27.27% 20
Surrey +17 31 £360 +2.12% 12
Somerset -3 31 £330 +3.12%
Wales -6 27 £350 +13.36% 5
Leeds +12 23 £338 +22.72% 14
Manchester +14 22 £325 +8.33% 17
South Wales -3 22 £368 +17.41% 4
West Midlands -15 21 £344 -4.44% 7
Taunton -11 20 £325 +4.83%
Berkshire +5 18 £356 +1.78% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 18 £385 +10.00% 3
Hampshire -10 17 £400 +14.28% 6
Milton Keynes -11 17 £390 +11.42% 2
East Midlands +5 15 £343 +24.54% 16
Suffolk -6 14 £363 -9.37% 3
Kent +9 12 £275 -38.88% 1
Bedfordshire -17 12 £425 +6.25% 6
North East - 11 £300 - 7
Woking +5 9 £375 +6.38%
Cambridge -2 9 £338 +8.00% 3
Scotland -21 9 £400 +33.33% 8

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 889 (66.39%) .NET
2 786 (58.70%) C#
3 649 (48.47%) SQL Server
4 556 (41.52%) Microsoft
5 547 (40.85%) Visual Studio
6 533 (39.81%) SQL
7 461 (34.43%) ASP.NET
8 374 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
9 323 (24.12%) Scrum
10 318 (23.75%) WCF
11 312 (23.30%) Windows
12 299 (22.33%) MVC
13 287 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 277 (20.69%) JavaScript
15 239 (17.85%) XML
16 235 (17.55%) HTML
17 231 (17.25%) Web Services
18 228 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
19 221 (16.50%) TDD
20 218 (16.28%) CSS
21 206 (15.38%) SharePoint
22 205 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
23 201 (15.01%) Finance
24 195 (14.56%) jQuery
25 177 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
26 164 (12.25%) T-SQL
27 155 (11.58%) Automated Testing
28 149 (11.13%) MS Excel
28 149 (11.13%) Unit Testing
28 149 (11.13%) WPF

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 206 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 100 (7.47%) IIS
3 65 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 56 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 51 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
6 38 (2.84%) CMS
7 25 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
8 22 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.52%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.52%) Confluence
14 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.37%) Node.js
16 4 (0.30%) Drupal
16 4 (0.30%) Lync
16 4 (0.30%) LiveCycle
16 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 149 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.72%) MS Office
3 17 (1.27%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.82%) MS Project
5 8 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.45%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.15%) Tridion
5 2 (0.15%) Endur
5 2 (0.15%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) Summit
5 2 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.69%) Office 365
3 24 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.97%) PaaS
7 9 (0.67%) SaaS
8 5 (0.37%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Trello
9 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.12%) Internet
2 10 (0.75%) Intranet
3 6 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.45%) FTP
3 6 (0.45%) HTTP
4 4 (0.30%) DNS
5 3 (0.22%) SAN
5 3 (0.22%) VPN
6 2 (0.15%) Firewall
6 2 (0.15%) Wireless
6 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.15%) SNMP
6 2 (0.15%) GSM
6 2 (0.15%) LAN
6 2 (0.15%) VoIP
6 2 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.075%) SMTP
7 1 (0.075%) DHCP
7 1 (0.075%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.075%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (48.47%) SQL Server
2 228 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (3.73%) SSDT
10 39 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 31 (2.32%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (1.05%) QlikView
16 13 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
16 13 (0.97%) DTS
16 13 (0.97%) MySQL
17 8 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 547 (40.85%) Visual Studio
2 147 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 134 (10.01%) TeamCity
4 108 (8.07%) Selenium
5 81 (6.05%) JIRA
6 78 (5.83%) Artifactory
7 76 (5.68%) Maven
8 69 (5.15%) NUnit
8 69 (5.15%) MSBuild
9 68 (5.08%) Subversion
10 51 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 48 (3.58%) SpecFlow
11 48 (3.58%) NuGet
12 45 (3.36%) Jenkins
13 41 (3.06%) Gradle
14 37 (2.76%) WebDriver
15 36 (2.69%) FitNesse
16 29 (2.17%) Ant
17 28 (2.09%) JMeter
18 27 (2.02%) JUnit
General
1 201 (15.01%) Finance
2 39 (2.91%) Retail
3 31 (2.32%) Banking
4 27 (2.02%) Back Office
5 21 (1.57%) Front Office
6 17 (1.27%) Publishing
6 17 (1.27%) Marketing
7 12 (0.90%) Legal
8 9 (0.67%) Billing
8 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.52%) Advertising
10 6 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.37%) Law
12 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.22%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Automotive
13 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
14 2 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 663 (49.51%) Developer
2 317 (23.67%) .NET Developer
3 233 (17.40%) Analyst
4 173 (12.92%) Test Analyst
5 122 (9.11%) C# Developer
6 90 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 89 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (5.23%) Tester
9 59 (4.41%) Web Developer
10 52 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
11 51 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 48 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (3.51%) SQL Developer
13 47 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
14 45 (3.36%) Architect
14 45 (3.36%) Release Engineer
15 44 (3.29%) QA Analyst
16 41 (3.06%) Build Engineer
16 41 (3.06%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 889 (66.39%) .NET
2 461 (34.43%) ASP.NET
3 318 (23.75%) WCF
4 287 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 239 (17.85%) XML
6 235 (17.55%) HTML
7 231 (17.25%) Web Services
8 218 (16.28%) CSS
9 205 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 195 (14.56%) jQuery
11 149 (11.13%) WPF
12 133 (9.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 91 (6.80%) REST
14 84 (6.27%) LINQ
15 83 (6.20%) SOAP
16 80 (5.97%) HTML5
17 77 (5.75%) Ajax
18 62 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 59 (4.41%) XSLT
20 55 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (3.81%) N-Tier
2 39 (2.91%) Client/Server
3 31 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
4 29 (2.17%) Open Source
5 25 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.12%) Derivative
9 11 (0.82%) CMDB
10 9 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.67%) GIS
10 9 (0.67%) NHS
11 8 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (0.60%) iSeries
12 7 (0.52%) Replication
12 7 (0.52%) Equities
13 6 (0.45%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.45%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 312 (23.30%) Windows
2 123 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (2.39%) Linux
5 25 (1.87%) UNIX
6 20 (1.49%) Android
7 18 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.30%) VMS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
15 1 (0.075%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.075%) Debian
15 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (24.12%) Scrum
3 299 (22.33%) MVC
4 221 (16.50%) TDD
5 177 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
6 155 (11.58%) Automated Testing
7 149 (11.13%) Unit Testing
8 135 (10.08%) OO
9 129 (9.63%) Automation Testing
10 122 (9.11%) BDD
11 118 (8.81%) Software Testing
12 104 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 103 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 102 (7.62%) Test Scripting
15 93 (6.95%) Release Management
16 79 (5.90%) Software Engineering
17 77 (5.75%) SOA
18 75 (5.60%) Web Development
19 74 (5.53%) E-Commerce
20 72 (5.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 786 (58.70%) C#
2 533 (39.81%) SQL
3 277 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 164 (12.25%) T-SQL
5 115 (8.59%) VB.NET
6 85 (6.35%) Java
6 85 (6.35%) PowerShell
7 48 (3.58%) PL/SQL
8 46 (3.44%) VB
9 26 (1.94%) XAML
10 23 (1.72%) Python
11 22 (1.64%) VB6
12 21 (1.57%) PHP
13 20 (1.49%) Ruby
14 15 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.12%) C++
15 13 (0.97%) C
16 10 (0.75%) VBA
16 10 (0.75%) VBScript
17 4 (0.30%) RPG
Qualifications
1 114 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 99 (7.39%) ISEB
3 89 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 79 (5.90%) Degree
5 63 (4.71%) ISTQB
6 36 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.97%) MCSD
9 11 (0.82%) MCITP
10 10 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.52%) MCP
11 7 (0.52%) MCTS
12 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.45%) MCSE
13 4 (0.30%) MCAD
14 3 (0.22%) MCPD
15 2 (0.15%) PMP
15 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (10.75%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.37%) HL7
5 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.075%) EMIR
7 1 (0.075%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.82%) vCloud
3 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.27%) Puppet
4 12 (0.90%) SCCM
5 4 (0.30%) SCOM
6 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.22%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.075%) AppManager
8 1 (0.075%) Nagios
8 1 (0.075%) Salt
Vendors
1 556 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 138 (10.31%) Oracle
3 50 (3.73%) Red Gate
4 30 (2.24%) Telerik
5 27 (2.02%) IBM
6 25 (1.87%) VMware
6 25 (1.87%) DevExpress
7 23 (1.72%) SAP
8 21 (1.57%) Sybase
8 21 (1.57%) HP
9 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.75%) Serena
11 8 (0.60%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.52%) Splunk
12 7 (0.52%) Google
12 7 (0.52%) Business Objects
12 7 (0.52%) ESRI
13 6 (0.45%) MKS
13 6 (0.45%) Ektron
14 5 (0.37%) Infragistics
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago