Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 29 March 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 143 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -19
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 45 102 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 1.50% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.24% 7.24% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 72 101
Median daily rate £463 £506 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.64% +6.58% +12.43%
10th Percentile £374 £414 £400
90th Percentile £675 £575 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £56.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £56.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 721 1,409 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.77% 20.70% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 1,074 1,155
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £386 £375
90th Percentile £674 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £56.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.39% -13.85% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.60 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £56.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -13.39% -13.85% -

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 29 March 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
London Bridge +35 2 £450 -14.29%
Team Foundation Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 23 (51.11%) Azure
5 18 (40.00%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) DevOps
7 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
9 12 (26.67%) C#
9 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
10 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
10 11 (24.44%) SDLC
11 10 (22.22%) ETL
11 10 (22.22%) Python
11 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) TDD
12 9 (20.00%) CSS
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (17.78%) jQuery
13 8 (17.78%) SSDT
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) FastStats
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Azure
2 6 (13.33%) AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) NuGet
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (17.78%) SSDT
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (15.56%) PowerPivot
8 4 (8.89%) Big Data
9 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
10 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.44%) GitLab
6 2 (4.44%) Moq
6 2 (4.44%) MSTest
6 2 (4.44%) Postman
6 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.44%) Urban Turtle
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.22%) WiX
7 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Housing Association
4 2 (4.44%) Law
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) jQuery
5 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.56%) MDX
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) CSS3
8 3 (6.67%) HTML5
8 3 (6.67%) Node.js
8 3 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (6.67%) RESTful
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
8 3 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (4.44%) Fluent NHibernate
9 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Reinsurance
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) W3C
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) DevOps
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (24.44%) SDLC
4 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.22%) ETL
6 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.56%) Kanban
8 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning
8 7 (15.56%) MVC
9 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.22%) Python
6 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (15.56%) Java
7 7 (15.56%) R
8 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) VB
9 2 (4.44%) XPath
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) C++
10 1 (2.22%) Groovy
10 1 (2.22%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CBAP
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) WCAG
2 2 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) DocuSign
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.22%) Netezza
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com