Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 124 153
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 +23
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 32 9 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.43% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 2.45% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 42
10th Percentile £450 £439 £363
25th Percentile £500 £459 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £541 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.10% +11.11% -7.69%
75th Percentile £588 £547 £465
90th Percentile £692 £571 £538
Central London median daily rate £541 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +13.79% +7.95% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £48.50
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
75th Percentile - - £55.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.00

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 820 368 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.43% 17.41% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 270 638
10th Percentile £425 £319 £363
25th Percentile £481 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £594 £600
90th Percentile £775 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £513 £503
% change year-on-year +12.20% +1.99% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
10th Percentile £36.45 - -
25th Percentile £41.63 - £44.75
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
Median % change year-on-year - - +117.28%
75th Percentile £64.75 - £54.88
90th Percentile £73.15 - £60.25
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
% change year-on-year - - +117.28%

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 28 January 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Azure
5 18 (56.25%) C#
5 18 (56.25%) .NET
6 16 (50.00%) Scrum
7 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
8 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
8 14 (43.75%) CI/CD
9 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (37.50%) SDLC
11 11 (34.38%) DevOps
11 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
12 10 (31.25%) Finance
12 10 (31.25%) MVC
12 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
12 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
14 8 (25.00%) ETL
14 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
15 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
15 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (21.88%) Power BI
15 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling

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 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Azure
2 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Logic Apps
4 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.25%) GitHub
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.13%) AWS
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Event Grid
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (3.13%) Power Automate
5 1 (3.13%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (21.88%) Power BI
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (15.63%) SSDT
7 4 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (9.38%) NUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Subversion
7 2 (6.25%) CircleCI
7 2 (6.25%) GitLab
7 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium
7 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
7 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
8 1 (3.13%) MSTest
8 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
8 1 (3.13%) TestRail
8 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Lead C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Architect
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.50%) ADO
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) LINQ
6 3 (9.38%) Ninject
6 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) CI/CD
4 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) SDLC
5 11 (34.38%) DevOps
6 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) ETL
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
9 6 (18.75%) Analytics
10 5 (15.63%) Change Management
10 5 (15.63%) ETL Development
10 5 (15.63%) Information Management
10 5 (15.63%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (15.63%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.50%) Kanban
11 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.25%) Go
8 2 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (6.25%) Python
9 1 (3.13%) C
9 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) HP