Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 186 133
Rank change year-on-year +8 -53 +19
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 57 69 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.99% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 4.38% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 89
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £343 £308 £323
90th Percentile £579 £593 £590
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - £30.00

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 1,064 1,576 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.00% 22.51% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 1,299 1,020
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £331
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
City of London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £24.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +28.04% -34.66%
10th Percentile £19.85 £31.00 £23.18
90th Percentile £91.90 £41.60 £27.11
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 £33.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +9.70% +20.72% -27.45%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the City of London

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the City of London.

Contractor 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 19 September 2019. 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 +3 7 £525 +31.25%
Team Foundation Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 26 (45.61%) C#
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.84%) .NET
7 20 (35.09%) Azure
8 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
8 17 (29.82%) Scrum
9 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (26.32%) Finance
10 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (24.56%) DevOps
12 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
12 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
14 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (17.54%) TDD
15 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
16 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
16 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
17 8 (14.04%) BDD
17 8 (14.04%) JSON
17 8 (14.04%) Windows
18 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
18 7 (12.28%) Banking
18 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
18 7 (12.28%) Web Services

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 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.09%) Azure
2 6 (10.53%) AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 4 (7.02%) PaaS
4 3 (5.26%) IaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.75%) npm
6 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) Big Data
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) Power BI
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.51%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.75%) MS Access
8 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.75%) Redis
8 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.53%) Selenium
4 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.77%) Fiddler
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.51%) Moq
7 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.75%) WiX
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Developer
4 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.04%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Tester
9 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.26%) C Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) JSON
3 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) React
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) SOAP
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.51%) WCF
8 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Equities
3 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) VMS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Scrum
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
5 10 (17.54%) TDD
6 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.04%) BDD
8 7 (12.28%) User Stories
9 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Coaching
10 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.77%) Fintech
10 5 (8.77%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) C#
3 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
4 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
6 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.28%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) C
8 4 (7.02%) Python
8 4 (7.02%) VBA
9 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CBAP
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) FactSet
3 1 (1.75%) Genesys
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Informatica
3 1 (1.75%) Tableau
3 1 (1.75%) VMware