Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 104 174
Rank change year-on-year -54 +70 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 14 16 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 4.53% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 46
10th Percentile £449 £458 £338
25th Percentile £513 £469 £387
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.79% +8.33% -5.26%
75th Percentile £631 £675 £538
90th Percentile £661 £679 £581
Central London median daily rate £550 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +11.39% +9.72% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £28.50 " £48.50
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £52.00
75th Percentile £29.50 " £55.50
90th Percentile " " "
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 - £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 663 353 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.21% 19.43% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 249 807
10th Percentile £413 £325 £375
25th Percentile £463 £431 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £649 £588 £600
90th Percentile £713 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
10th Percentile £25.90 £34.00 £12.95
25th Percentile £26.88 £35.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.50% +90.48% -34.38%
75th Percentile £31.25 £44.38 £30.19
90th Percentile £32.30 £46.40 £45.38
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +90.48% -34.38%

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 16 September 2021.

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 16 September 2021, 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Azure
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (21.43%) NUnit
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria

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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Event Grid
3 1 (7.14%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SSDT
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) TestLink
2 2 (14.29%) TestRail
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) NeoLoad
3 1 (7.14%) Postman
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Serenity BDD
3 1 (7.14%) TestNG
3 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (14.29%) LINQ
3 2 (14.29%) Ninject
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) WireMock
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Equities
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Syncfusion