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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 196 167 206
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 631 659 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.25% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 9.81% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 417 257
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £59.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £53.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-33.95% +66.66%

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -30 567 £363 -3.33% 263
London -9 217 £425 +2.40% 83
South East -32 116 £350 -8.49% 48
Yorkshire +32 78 £328 +4.80% 24
City of London +4 62 £440 +10.00% 19
West Yorkshire +18 57 £343 +7.45% 15
Wales +30 46 £400 +23.07% 4
West Midlands +13 43 £350 +7.69% 10
South West -24 35 £350 +7.69% 28
South Wales +18 32 £400 +23.07% 3
East Midlands +4 31 £303 -4.72% 11
Leeds -8 28 £325 +1.96% 8
Birmingham +9 25 £350 +9.37% 5
Berkshire -4 25 £350 -1.40% 7
Bradford +7 23 £350 +37.25% 2
Newport +3 23 £425 +30.76% 1
Surrey -26 23 £338 -17.68% 8
Reading +18 21 £350 +12.00% 5
Hampshire -7 21 £356 +13.09% 7
East of England -31 21 £425 +16.43% 21
North West -41 17 £325 +12.06% 27
North Yorkshire +19 16 £325 +1.56% 7
Nottinghamshire +3 15 £300 -15.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £375 +0.67% 5
York +13 14 £313 -2.34% 4
West Wales +21 13 £301 - 1
Scotland -3 13 £338 -10.00% 5
West Sussex -7 13 £340 -15.00% 4
Milton Keynes -11 13 £375 -1.31% 5
Nottingham +3 12 £300 -25.00% 2

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 731 (57.15%) .NET
2 685 (53.56%) SQL Server
3 647 (50.59%) C#
3 647 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
4 564 (44.10%) SQL
5 557 (43.55%) Microsoft
6 413 (32.29%) ASP.NET
7 342 (26.74%) Visual Studio
8 320 (25.02%) MVC
9 291 (22.75%) Scrum
10 281 (21.97%) JavaScript
11 253 (19.78%) Web Services
12 249 (19.47%) WCF
13 246 (19.23%) HTML
14 239 (18.69%) .NET Framework
15 232 (18.14%) CSS
16 231 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 229 (17.90%) XML
18 226 (17.67%) jQuery
19 223 (17.44%) TDD
20 213 (16.65%) T-SQL
21 211 (16.50%) Windows
22 207 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
23 199 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
24 188 (14.70%) Finance
25 177 (13.84%) SharePoint
26 170 (13.29%) MS Excel
27 169 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
28 163 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 154 (12.04%) Business Intelligence

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 177 (13.84%) SharePoint
2 126 (9.85%) IIS
3 87 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
4 55 (4.30%) CMS
5 40 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (1.33%) Node.js
8 15 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.86%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.70%) JBoss
11 9 (0.70%) Kentico
11 9 (0.70%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.63%) Confluence
12 8 (0.63%) Apache
13 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.39%) Documentum
14 5 (0.39%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 170 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.74%) MS Office
3 17 (1.33%) MS Project
4 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 54 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.31%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) Aligne
5 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
5 2 (0.16%) Primavera
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.078%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.41%) Office 365
4 13 (1.02%) SaaS
5 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.39%) IaaS
7 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.23%) PaaS
9 1 (0.078%) GitHub
9 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.66%) HTTP
2 31 (2.42%) Internet
3 9 (0.70%) Intranet
4 7 (0.55%) SAN
5 6 (0.47%) Firewall
5 6 (0.47%) DNS
6 5 (0.39%) FTP
6 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.31%) LTE
7 4 (0.31%) 4G
7 4 (0.31%) Broadband
7 4 (0.31%) VPN
8 3 (0.23%) LAN
8 3 (0.23%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) Network Security
9 2 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.16%) IPsec
9 2 (0.16%) WLAN
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 2 (0.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (53.56%) SQL Server
2 231 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 207 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 134 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 95 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (5.24%) Relational Database
9 64 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 59 (4.61%) OLAP
11 49 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 44 (3.44%) Oracle Database
13 33 (2.58%) PerformancePoint
13 33 (2.58%) SSDT
14 32 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 20 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.41%) MS Access
17 16 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
18 14 (1.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 342 (26.74%) Visual Studio
2 98 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 92 (7.19%) JIRA
4 87 (6.80%) Selenium
5 78 (6.10%) Subversion
6 77 (6.02%) Jenkins
7 58 (4.53%) NUnit
8 52 (4.07%) TeamCity
9 40 (3.13%) MSBuild
10 31 (2.42%) MSTest
11 29 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 23 (1.80%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.80%) JUnit
12 23 (1.80%) SoapUI
13 22 (1.72%) SpecFlow
13 22 (1.72%) ReSharper
14 18 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 15 (1.17%) JMeter
General
1 188 (14.70%) Finance
2 49 (3.83%) Retail
3 35 (2.74%) Banking
4 19 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.49%) Publishing
5 15 (1.17%) Front Office
6 14 (1.09%) Back Office
6 14 (1.09%) Legal
7 12 (0.94%) Marketing
7 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.55%) Law
10 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.31%) Avionics
11 4 (0.31%) Local Government
12 3 (0.23%) Games
12 3 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 753 (58.87%) Developer
2 260 (20.33%) .NET Developer
3 168 (13.14%) Analyst
4 121 (9.46%) C# Developer
5 95 (7.43%) SQL Developer
6 83 (6.49%) Test Analyst
7 76 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 73 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 63 (4.93%) Web Developer
10 55 (4.30%) Tester
11 54 (4.22%) Architect
12 51 (3.99%) Software Developer
12 51 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 51 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (3.67%) Consultant
14 45 (3.52%) Programmer
15 44 (3.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 44 (3.44%) DBA
16 39 (3.05%) SQL DBA
17 38 (2.97%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (57.15%) .NET
2 413 (32.29%) ASP.NET
3 253 (19.78%) Web Services
4 249 (19.47%) WCF
5 246 (19.23%) HTML
6 239 (18.69%) .NET Framework
7 232 (18.14%) CSS
8 229 (17.90%) XML
9 226 (17.67%) jQuery
10 199 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 120 (9.38%) Entity Framework
12 97 (7.58%) Ajax
13 81 (6.33%) LINQ
14 76 (5.94%) WPF
15 73 (5.71%) SOAP
16 67 (5.24%) HTML5
17 63 (4.93%) RESTful
18 61 (4.77%) AngularJS
19 57 (4.46%) CSS3
20 56 (4.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.44%) Client/Server
3 37 (2.89%) User Experience
4 25 (1.95%) Open Source
5 24 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.49%) NHS
7 18 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 15 (1.17%) Replication
11 13 (1.02%) Derivative
12 12 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 12 (0.94%) Clustering
13 11 (0.86%) W3C
14 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.55%) RIA
15 7 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 211 (16.50%) Windows
2 81 (6.33%) Linux
3 38 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.11%) Android
6 24 (1.88%) UNIX
7 23 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 23 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.49%) Debian
9 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.23%) MVS
11 3 (0.23%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.23%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.078%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.078%) AIX
13 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (25.02%) MVC
3 291 (22.75%) Scrum
4 223 (17.44%) TDD
5 169 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
7 127 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 117 (9.15%) OO
9 98 (7.66%) SOA
10 94 (7.35%) BDD
11 84 (6.57%) CRM
12 80 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 79 (6.18%) ETL
14 73 (5.71%) Test Scripting
15 71 (5.55%) DevOps
15 71 (5.55%) Release Management
16 67 (5.24%) Waterfall
17 60 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 59 (4.61%) Software Testing
19 57 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 647 (50.59%) C#
2 564 (44.10%) SQL
3 281 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 213 (16.65%) T-SQL
5 99 (7.74%) VB.NET
5 99 (7.74%) Java
6 98 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 53 (4.14%) VB
8 50 (3.91%) Python
9 30 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.11%) C++
11 25 (1.95%) VB6
12 24 (1.88%) XQuery
13 21 (1.64%) VBScript
14 18 (1.41%) C
14 18 (1.41%) VBA
15 17 (1.33%) Ruby
15 17 (1.33%) XPath
16 12 (0.94%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.24%) ISEB
4 60 (4.69%) Degree
5 31 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.56%) HND
9 11 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.78%) MCTS
11 8 (0.63%) MCITP
11 8 (0.63%) MCSA
12 6 (0.47%) MCP
12 6 (0.47%) MCSD
13 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.31%) MCAD
15 3 (0.23%) MCSE
16 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.82%) QA
2 14 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.31%) DO-254
3 4 (0.31%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.078%) GxP
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (2.11%) Docker
2 18 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.31%) Varnish
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.078%) Samba
7 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.078%) Squid
7 1 (0.078%) GridGain
7 1 (0.078%) XenApp
7 1 (0.078%) XenServer
7 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (2.74%) Vagrant
2 32 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.95%) Puppet
4 24 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.78%) SCOM
6 6 (0.47%) Control-M
7 4 (0.31%) SCCM
7 4 (0.31%) CA LISA
7 4 (0.31%) Ansible
8 3 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.078%) Nagios
10 1 (0.078%) WMI
10 1 (0.078%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.078%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 557 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.72%) Oracle
3 27 (2.11%) Telerik
4 21 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.56%) HP
6 19 (1.49%) Tableau
7 16 (1.25%) VMware
8 14 (1.09%) SAP
9 13 (1.02%) IBM
10 12 (0.94%) Remedy
11 11 (0.86%) Ektron
12 10 (0.78%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.63%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.63%) Cognos
14 7 (0.55%) BMC
14 7 (0.55%) Google
15 6 (0.47%) Perforce
15 6 (0.47%) CA
15 6 (0.47%) Adobe
16 5 (0.39%) Cisco
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York
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Wiltshire
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Leicestershire
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Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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