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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 200 201 179
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 687 621 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.14% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.39% 8.78% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 424 415
Median daily rate £395 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £29.90 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £41.10 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -33.95%

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
8189 7069 6718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.03% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5623 4599 4361
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 150
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +13 649 £400 +10.34% 223
London -5 212 £425 - 69
South East +29 162 £375 +7.14% 44
North West +15 54 £425 +30.76% 19
South West +6 49 £350 +1.08% 30
West Midlands -1 48 £338 -3.57% 9
Surrey +14 42 £388 +14.81% 11
Berkshire +9 38 £419 +19.64% 4
East Midlands +17 37 £350 +14.75% 8
Hampshire +16 37 £335 -4.28% 12
Cheshire +24 34 £425 +30.76% 7
City of London +14 34 £445 - 11
Yorkshire -30 34 £400 +19.40% 24
East of England +25 33 £438 +2.94% 12
Scotland +3 30 £328 -2.96% 9
Reading -2 23 £368 +5.00% 1
Wiltshire +8 19 £350 -3.44% 6
North East -31 19 £323 +22.85% 7
West Yorkshire -36 19 £328 -6.42% 16
Knutsford - 19 £425 - 1
Coventry +11 18 £350 +7.69% 1
Leeds -8 18 £328 -0.75% 11
Tyne and Wear -33 18 £323 +29.00% 5
Leicestershire +10 16 £280 -8.19% 1
Kent -4 16 £469 +17.18% 4
Oxfordshire +18 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Suffolk +6 15 £456 -6.41% 2
Manchester -9 15 £360 -7.69% 8
Leicester +6 14 £280 -8.19%
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 14 £328 +31.00% 5

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 775 (56.65%) .NET
2 731 (53.44%) C#
3 632 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
4 604 (44.15%) SQL Server
5 572 (41.81%) SQL
6 552 (40.35%) Microsoft
7 323 (23.61%) Visual Studio
8 321 (23.46%) Windows
9 309 (22.59%) JavaScript
10 292 (21.35%) MVC
11 276 (20.18%) ASP.NET
12 253 (18.49%) Scrum
13 251 (18.35%) Finance
13 251 (18.35%) TDD
14 246 (17.98%) Web Services
15 238 (17.40%) .NET Framework
16 215 (15.72%) jQuery
17 209 (15.28%) XML
18 208 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
19 203 (14.84%) T-SQL
20 197 (14.40%) PowerShell
21 196 (14.33%) WCF
22 190 (13.89%) HTML
23 183 (13.38%) Entity Framework
24 180 (13.16%) MS Excel
25 169 (12.35%) CSS
26 162 (11.84%) DevOps
27 159 (11.62%) SharePoint
28 155 (11.33%) Git (software)
29 152 (11.11%) Unit Testing

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
1 159 (11.62%) SharePoint
2 100 (7.31%) IIS
3 52 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 42 (3.07%) CMS
5 34 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (1.24%) JBoss
10 13 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.80%) Apache
12 10 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.66%) Confluence
13 9 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.58%) Node.js
15 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.37%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.37%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 180 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.75%) MS Office
3 13 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.88%) MS Project
5 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.22%) Mingle
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.073%) Simulink
7 1 (0.073%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Endur
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.19%) Office 365
4 28 (2.05%) IaaS
5 14 (1.02%) PaaS
6 9 (0.66%) SaaS
7 7 (0.51%) GitHub
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
9 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.15%) Taleo
10 2 (0.15%) Trello
11 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.073%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.34%) DNS
2 28 (2.05%) Internet
3 22 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.39%) SSL
5 15 (1.10%) Firewall
6 11 (0.80%) LAN
6 11 (0.80%) WAN
7 9 (0.66%) CTI
8 8 (0.58%) Intranet
9 7 (0.51%) SAN
10 6 (0.44%) HTTP
10 6 (0.44%) Network Security
11 5 (0.37%) SNMP
11 5 (0.37%) SSH
12 4 (0.29%) Extranet
12 4 (0.29%) SMTP
13 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.15%) DMZ
14 2 (0.15%) FTP
14 2 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (44.15%) SQL Server
2 150 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 140 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 77 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 52 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 44 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 36 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 28 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.46%) SSDT
14 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.17%) MySQL
16 11 (0.80%) Big Data
17 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.73%) Power BI
18 9 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 323 (23.61%) Visual Studio
2 155 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 114 (8.33%) JIRA
4 103 (7.53%) SpecFlow
5 99 (7.24%) Selenium
6 98 (7.16%) Jenkins
7 94 (6.87%) TeamCity
8 71 (5.19%) Subversion
9 68 (4.97%) NUnit
10 60 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 54 (3.95%) MSBuild
12 48 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 37 (2.70%) Cucumber
14 36 (2.63%) Maven
15 27 (1.97%) Artifactory
15 27 (1.97%) WebDriver
16 24 (1.75%) NuGet
17 23 (1.68%) MSTest
18 22 (1.61%) TestComplete
19 18 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 251 (18.35%) Finance
2 49 (3.58%) Retail
3 44 (3.22%) Banking
4 26 (1.90%) Back Office
5 23 (1.68%) Marketing
6 19 (1.39%) Front Office
7 14 (1.02%) Billing
7 14 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.80%) Law
10 10 (0.73%) Advertising
10 10 (0.73%) Publishing
11 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.58%) Military
13 6 (0.44%) Electronics
14 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.37%) Local Government
14 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 652 (47.66%) Developer
2 310 (22.66%) .NET Developer
3 206 (15.06%) C# Developer
4 155 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (11.18%) Analyst
6 133 (9.72%) SQL Developer
7 113 (8.26%) Test Analyst
8 111 (8.11%) Consultant
9 76 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 74 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 69 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
12 66 (4.82%) Senior Developer
13 62 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 62 (4.53%) SSIS Developer
14 58 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
15 56 (4.09%) Tester
16 54 (3.95%) CRM Developer
16 54 (3.95%) Software Developer
17 43 (3.14%) SSRS Developer
18 40 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 775 (56.65%) .NET
2 276 (20.18%) ASP.NET
3 246 (17.98%) Web Services
4 238 (17.40%) .NET Framework
5 215 (15.72%) jQuery
6 209 (15.28%) XML
7 196 (14.33%) WCF
8 190 (13.89%) HTML
9 183 (13.38%) Entity Framework
10 169 (12.35%) CSS
11 150 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 109 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 108 (7.89%) AngularJS
14 105 (7.68%) SOAP
15 88 (6.43%) WPF
16 87 (6.36%) REST
17 85 (6.21%) LINQ
18 80 (5.85%) RESTful
19 74 (5.41%) XSLT
20 66 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (2.92%) Replication
3 35 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.05%) N-Tier
5 22 (1.61%) DataPower
5 22 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 20 (1.46%) User Experience
7 19 (1.39%) Clustering
7 19 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.24%) Derivative
9 13 (0.95%) NHS
10 12 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.88%) Smart Meter
11 9 (0.66%) Equities
11 9 (0.66%) IVR
12 8 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.58%) W3C
13 7 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.51%) Smartcard
13 7 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 321 (23.46%) Windows
2 99 (7.24%) Windows Server
3 72 (5.26%) Linux
4 49 (3.58%) Unix
5 42 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.66%) Android
9 9 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.073%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (21.35%) MVC
3 253 (18.49%) Scrum
4 251 (18.35%) TDD
5 208 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (11.84%) DevOps
7 152 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 148 (10.82%) CRM
9 109 (7.97%) Migration
10 105 (7.68%) BDD
11 100 (7.31%) SDLC
12 94 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
13 90 (6.58%) SOA
13 90 (6.58%) Test Automation
14 87 (6.36%) Web Development
15 86 (6.29%) Configuration Management
16 83 (6.07%) Software Engineering
17 80 (5.85%) ITIL
18 78 (5.70%) Test Scripting
18 78 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 731 (53.44%) C#
2 572 (41.81%) SQL
3 309 (22.59%) JavaScript
4 203 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 197 (14.40%) PowerShell
6 127 (9.28%) Java
7 69 (5.04%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.14%) VB
9 39 (2.85%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.05%) Python
11 27 (1.97%) PHP
11 27 (1.97%) VBScript
12 24 (1.75%) C++
13 23 (1.68%) XAML
14 21 (1.54%) Perl
15 20 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.46%) VB6
16 18 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.17%) C
18 14 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (7.75%) Degree
2 104 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 79 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 71 (5.19%) ISEB
5 54 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 51 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.19%) MCSD
8 25 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 25 (1.83%) MCSE
9 11 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.80%) MCITP
9 11 (0.80%) MCPD
10 7 (0.51%) CCEA
10 7 (0.51%) CCNA
10 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.48%) QA
2 20 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 20 (1.46%) TickIT
3 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.51%) SLA
5 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) BS7799
6 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) SDET
8 1 (0.073%) GAAP
8 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.46%) Docker
3 15 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.37%) vSphere
6 4 (0.29%) vCloud
6 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.15%) GridGain
7 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.073%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (3.29%) Puppet
4 34 (2.49%) Ansible
5 21 (1.54%) SCOM
6 11 (0.80%) logstash
7 9 (0.66%) Nagios
8 6 (0.44%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.29%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.29%) OpenView
10 3 (0.22%) Mesos
10 3 (0.22%) OPNET
10 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Piwik
12 1 (0.073%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.073%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.073%) Terraform
Vendors
1 552 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 126 (9.21%) Oracle
3 46 (3.36%) IBM
4 36 (2.63%) HP
5 35 (2.56%) SAP
6 26 (1.90%) VMware
7 18 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.32%) Splunk
8 16 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.02%) CA
10 12 (0.88%) Twitter
11 11 (0.80%) RedGate
12 9 (0.66%) Nintex
12 9 (0.66%) Peregrine
12 9 (0.66%) Tableau
13 8 (0.58%) Apple
13 8 (0.58%) Telerik
13 8 (0.58%) TIBCO
14 7 (0.51%) Capita
14 7 (0.51%) Infragistics
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Hampshire
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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South East
LA International
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Ark Workplace Risk
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Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
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Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
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Erskine, Renfrewshire
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