Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Team Foundation Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 169 162
Rank change year-on-year +40 -7 -34
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 116 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.00% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 6.58% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 91 117
Median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +22.92%
10th Percentile £463 £400 £350
90th Percentile £675 £575 £618
London median daily rate £500 £525 £457
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.88% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £56.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +40.00% +142.42%

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 705 1,762 2,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.48% 20.98% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 1,304 1,621
Median daily rate £508 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £371 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £635
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +42.19% -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -21.11% +12.50%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Central London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Central London

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Central London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Central London

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 30 £525 - 2
City of Westminster - 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 28 (73.68%) SQL
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (52.63%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (50.00%) Azure
4 18 (47.37%) T-SQL
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) DevOps
6 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
8 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 10 (26.32%) SDLC
9 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
9 9 (23.68%) Python
9 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) Java
10 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.05%) ETL
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.05%) AWS
11 7 (18.42%) JIRA
11 7 (18.42%) SSDT

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.79%) Acrobat
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Azure
2 8 (21.05%) AWS
3 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) NuGet
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (18.42%) SSDT
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (15.79%) PowerPivot
8 3 (7.89%) Big Data
8 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
8 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
9 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.89%) Katalon Studio
7 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
7 2 (5.26%) GitLab
7 2 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.63%) MSI
8 1 (2.63%) NUnit
8 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.63%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) MDX
5 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) WPF
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.26%) LDAP
8 2 (5.26%) XBRL
9 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Reinsurance
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
1 4 (10.53%) W3C
2 3 (7.89%) SCORM
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 10 (26.32%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) Machine Learning
8 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
8 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) Kanban
9 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) Analytics
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 9 (23.68%) Python
7 8 (21.05%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
9 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (15.79%) R
10 2 (5.26%) VB
11 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.63%) C++
11 1 (2.63%) Groovy
11 1 (2.63%) PHP
11 1 (2.63%) Ruby
11 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Solvency II
1 4 (10.53%) WCAG
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Grafana
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Graphite
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Adobe
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) DocuSign
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Infragistics
6 1 (2.63%) Maconomy
6 1 (2.63%) Netezza
6 1 (2.63%) Nintex
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO