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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 163 203 242
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +39
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 678 527 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.05% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.01% 9.22% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 348 265
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Average hourly rate £50.75 £33.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.38% -12.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.35 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £41.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £24.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+108.16% -36.36%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6770 5717 5819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.85% 11.40% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4341 3568 3443
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 152 212
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 £32.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.85 £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 11 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
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 11 July 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 11 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 +27 610 £375 - 251
London -6 232 £425 +5.59% 85
South East +1 130 £375 +7.14% 35
East of England +4 68 £363 +3.42% 22
South West -1 64 £330 -17.50% 20
City of London +21 60 £450 +12.50% 38
Surrey +34 51 £405 +24.61% 9
Cambridgeshire +28 40 £331 +6.00% 2
North West +7 34 £320 -9.85% 28
Somerset +4 32 £325 +1.56% 3
Yorkshire +16 29 £325 +8.33% 29
West Yorkshire +20 27 £338 +16.37% 18
West Midlands -6 25 £338 -6.25% 8
Leeds +17 24 £325 +12.06% 13
Hampshire -5 24 £388 +10.71% 6
Wales -17 24 £325 +4.33% 2
Woking +7 23 £410 +26.15% 2
Taunton -7 22 £325 +6.73% 1
Berkshire -8 19 £388 +10.71% 8
South Wales -14 18 £325 +1.88% 2
Manchester +12 16 £325 - 18
Suffolk -6 15 £394 +12.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -28 13 £353 +0.71% 1
East Midlands +4 12 £400 +52.38% 18
Milton Keynes -10 12 £380 +8.57% 1
Kent +4 11 £275 -38.88% 4
Cambridge +4 10 £331 +6.00% 1
Birmingham -9 10 £323 -27.11% 4
North East -5 9 £300 +20.00% 6
Scotland 0 8 £375 +7.14% 2

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 872 (67.39%) .NET
2 774 (59.81%) C#
3 635 (49.07%) SQL Server
4 552 (42.66%) Visual Studio
5 547 (42.27%) Microsoft
6 504 (38.95%) SQL
7 454 (35.09%) ASP.NET
8 372 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
9 314 (24.27%) Scrum
10 310 (23.96%) Windows
11 308 (23.80%) WCF
12 294 (22.72%) MVC
13 278 (21.48%) JavaScript
14 274 (21.17%) .NET Framework
15 236 (18.24%) HTML
16 233 (18.01%) XML
17 217 (16.77%) CSS
18 216 (16.69%) TDD
19 213 (16.46%) Web Services
20 210 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
21 209 (16.15%) Finance
22 203 (15.69%) jQuery
23 200 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
24 194 (14.99%) SharePoint
25 177 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
26 158 (12.21%) Automated Testing
27 152 (11.75%) T-SQL
28 151 (11.67%) QA
29 146 (11.28%) WPF
30 140 (10.82%) Git (software)

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 194 (14.99%) SharePoint
2 94 (7.26%) IIS
3 61 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 58 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 35 (2.70%) CMS
7 27 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
9 18 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.54%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.39%) Node.js
16 4 (0.31%) Kentico
16 4 (0.31%) Drupal
16 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.31%) Content Management Server
16 4 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 136 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.39%) MS Office
3 15 (1.16%) InfoPath
4 13 (1.00%) MS Project
5 7 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 55 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.23%) Maximo
5 3 (0.23%) Summit
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) assyst
6 2 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.15%) Tridion
7 1 (0.077%) Endur
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.78%) Office 365
3 22 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.62%) SaaS
7 7 (0.54%) PaaS
8 5 (0.39%) IaaS
9 3 (0.23%) Trello
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.93%) Internet
2 10 (0.77%) Intranet
3 7 (0.54%) FTP
4 6 (0.46%) HTTP
4 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 3 (0.23%) VPN
6 3 (0.23%) SAN
6 3 (0.23%) Firewall
7 2 (0.15%) Wireless
7 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.15%) SNMP
8 1 (0.077%) LAN
8 1 (0.077%) WAN
8 1 (0.077%) DHCP
8 1 (0.077%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.077%) Extranet
8 1 (0.077%) 3G
8 1 (0.077%) SSL
8 1 (0.077%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (49.07%) SQL Server
2 210 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (3.79%) SSDT
8 48 (3.71%) Oracle Database
9 27 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.16%) MySQL
13 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.08%) QlikView
13 14 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
14 11 (0.85%) DTS
15 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 552 (42.66%) Visual Studio
2 140 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 125 (9.66%) TeamCity
4 108 (8.35%) Selenium
5 76 (5.87%) NUnit
6 74 (5.72%) Maven
7 73 (5.64%) JIRA
8 71 (5.49%) Artifactory
9 67 (5.18%) MSBuild
10 62 (4.79%) Subversion
11 48 (3.71%) NuGet
12 46 (3.55%) SpecFlow
13 45 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
14 44 (3.40%) Jenkins
15 41 (3.17%) Gradle
16 38 (2.94%) FitNesse
17 34 (2.63%) WebDriver
18 28 (2.16%) Ant
19 26 (2.01%) JMeter
20 24 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 209 (16.15%) Finance
2 38 (2.94%) Retail
3 31 (2.40%) Banking
4 26 (2.01%) Back Office
5 18 (1.39%) Front Office
6 17 (1.31%) Marketing
7 15 (1.16%) Publishing
8 13 (1.00%) Legal
9 9 (0.70%) Billing
9 9 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.39%) Advertising
11 5 (0.39%) Law
12 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Automotive
13 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 648 (50.08%) Developer
2 308 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 221 (17.08%) Analyst
4 163 (12.60%) Test Analyst
5 120 (9.27%) C# Developer
6 90 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 84 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 80 (6.18%) Tester
9 62 (4.79%) Web Developer
10 52 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 50 (3.86%) SharePoint Developer
12 46 (3.55%) QA Analyst
12 46 (3.55%) Software Engineer
13 45 (3.48%) SQL Developer
14 44 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 43 (3.32%) Architect
16 42 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
16 42 (3.25%) Release Engineer
17 41 (3.17%) Build Engineer
18 40 (3.09%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (67.39%) .NET
2 454 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 308 (23.80%) WCF
4 274 (21.17%) .NET Framework
5 236 (18.24%) HTML
6 233 (18.01%) XML
7 217 (16.77%) CSS
8 213 (16.46%) Web Services
9 203 (15.69%) jQuery
10 200 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 146 (11.28%) WPF
12 123 (9.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 87 (6.72%) LINQ
14 79 (6.11%) HTML5
14 79 (6.11%) Ajax
14 79 (6.11%) SOAP
15 77 (5.95%) REST
16 56 (4.33%) XSLT
17 54 (4.17%) JSON
17 54 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (3.71%) N-Tier
2 36 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 29 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
4 26 (2.01%) Open Source
5 24 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.00%) Derivative
10 11 (0.85%) Replication
11 10 (0.77%) CMDB
11 10 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.62%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.54%) GIS
13 7 (0.54%) NHS
14 6 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.46%) Equities
14 6 (0.46%) iSeries
15 5 (0.39%) iPhone
15 5 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 310 (23.96%) Windows
2 126 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (2.47%) Linux
4 26 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.78%) UNIX
6 21 (1.62%) Android
7 19 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.31%) VMS
11 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.077%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (24.27%) Scrum
3 294 (22.72%) MVC
4 216 (16.69%) TDD
5 177 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
6 158 (12.21%) Automated Testing
7 137 (10.59%) OO
8 130 (10.05%) Unit Testing
9 128 (9.89%) Automation Testing
10 114 (8.81%) Software Testing
11 109 (8.42%) BDD
12 107 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 103 (7.96%) Test Scripting
14 95 (7.34%) Configuration Management
15 87 (6.72%) Release Management
16 80 (6.18%) SOA
16 80 (6.18%) Software Engineering
17 76 (5.87%) Test Management
18 74 (5.72%) Web Development
19 69 (5.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 774 (59.81%) C#
2 504 (38.95%) SQL
3 278 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 152 (11.75%) T-SQL
5 116 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 80 (6.18%) Java
7 78 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 50 (3.86%) VB
9 38 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 24 (1.85%) XAML
10 24 (1.85%) Python
11 23 (1.78%) VB6
12 21 (1.62%) Ruby
13 19 (1.47%) PHP
14 17 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.16%) C++
15 15 (1.16%) C
16 12 (0.93%) VBScript
17 10 (0.77%) VBA
18 4 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 110 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 102 (7.88%) ISEB
3 86 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 75 (5.80%) Degree
5 65 (5.02%) ISTQB
6 41 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.93%) MCSD
8 11 (0.85%) MCTS
9 10 (0.77%) MCITP
9 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.54%) MCP
11 6 (0.46%) MCSE
11 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.23%) MCPD
12 3 (0.23%) MCAD
13 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.077%) CFA
14 1 (0.077%) MCSA
14 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.077%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (11.67%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.39%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.077%) FATCA
6 1 (0.077%) EMIR
6 1 (0.077%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 25 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.93%) vCloud
3 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.077%) XenApp
7 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.31%) Puppet
4 11 (0.85%) SCCM
5 4 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.077%) AppManager
8 1 (0.077%) Salt
Vendors
1 547 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.36%) Oracle
3 50 (3.86%) Red Gate
4 25 (1.93%) DevExpress
4 25 (1.93%) VMware
4 25 (1.93%) Telerik
5 23 (1.78%) SAP
5 23 (1.78%) IBM
6 20 (1.55%) Sybase
7 18 (1.39%) HP
8 17 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.62%) SolarWinds
9 8 (0.62%) Serena
9 8 (0.62%) Google
10 7 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.54%) ESRI
11 6 (0.46%) MKS
11 6 (0.46%) Ektron
11 6 (0.46%) Splunk
12 5 (0.39%) Infragistics
Luton, Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Rate: From £320 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago