Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 187 145
Rank change year-on-year +22 -42 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 61 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.01% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.14% 4.56% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 85
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £329
90th Percentile £588 £623 £608
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +8.82%
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 993 1,557 1,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.86% 22.21% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1,306 1,089
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £43.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% +70.59% -21.54%
10th Percentile £30.65 £43.25 £23.24
90th Percentile £90.50 £43.75 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.48% +30.83% -7.69%

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 November 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 November 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 +36 6 £450 +12.50%
Team Foundation Server
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) SQL
4 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (39.34%) .NET
5 24 (39.34%) C#
6 21 (34.43%) Scrum
6 21 (34.43%) Azure
7 19 (31.15%) TDD
7 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
9 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
10 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 13 (21.31%) Finance
12 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
13 11 (18.03%) MVC
13 11 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (16.39%) DevOps
14 10 (16.39%) CSS
14 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (14.75%) BDD
15 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.75%) User Stories
16 8 (13.11%) Coaching
16 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
16 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
16 8 (13.11%) VB.NET

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 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Project
1 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Azure
2 6 (9.84%) AWS
3 5 (8.20%) Office 365
4 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) npm
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.48%) Big Data
4 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.64%) Redis
8 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (13.11%) JIRA
4 8 (13.11%) Selenium
5 7 (11.48%) TeamCity
6 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.84%) Fiddler
6 6 (9.84%) WebDriver
7 5 (8.20%) Moq
8 3 (4.92%) MSTest
8 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.28%) Subversion
9 2 (3.28%) Urban Turtle
10 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.64%) TestRail
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) French Language
4 2 (3.28%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Police
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
7 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.48%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
9 5 (8.20%) Tester
10 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Programmer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Automation Tester
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Tester
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.11%) HTML
4 8 (13.11%) jQuery
5 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (11.48%) Web Services
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.56%) JSON
7 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.56%) React
7 4 (6.56%) RESTful
8 3 (4.92%) Fluent NHibernate
8 3 (4.92%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.92%) REST
8 3 (4.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.92%) W3C
3 2 (3.28%) Equities
3 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) AS400
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) VMS
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Scrum
3 19 (31.15%) TDD
4 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.03%) MVC
5 11 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (16.39%) DevOps
7 9 (14.75%) BDD
7 9 (14.75%) User Stories
7 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.11%) Coaching
8 8 (13.11%) Kanban
9 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
9 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Use Case
9 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Java
5 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.11%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.84%) C
7 4 (6.56%) Python
7 4 (6.56%) VBA
8 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.28%) R
10 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) CBAP
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.64%) FactSet
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) VMware