Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 153 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 106 97 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.46% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.64% 7.94% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 111
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £305
90th Percentile £613 £616 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +11.76% -4.23% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 1388 1221 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.41% 18.35% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 996 1095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £309
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 55 (51.89%) C#
2 47 (44.34%) Finance
3 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.51%) .NET
4 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 43 (40.57%) SQL
6 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
7 32 (30.19%) Visual Studio
8 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
9 29 (27.36%) BDD
10 27 (25.47%) HTML
11 26 (24.53%) MVC
12 25 (23.58%) TDD
12 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
13 24 (22.64%) CSS
14 23 (21.70%) Banking
15 22 (20.75%) jQuery
15 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET
16 21 (19.81%) Windows
16 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (17.92%) Test Automation
17 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
18 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
18 17 (16.04%) DevOps
19 16 (15.09%) SDLC
19 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
20 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
20 15 (14.15%) Scrum
20 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
20 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008

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 6 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) Confluence
3 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) Mingle
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Endur
3 2 (1.89%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.89%) Kondor
3 2 (1.89%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.94%) HFM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) npm
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) DNS
1 1 (0.94%) Firewall
1 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.94%) LDAP
1 1 (0.94%) Skype
1 1 (0.94%) SSL
1 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.77%) MarkLogic
8 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.77%) MySQL
8 4 (3.77%) OLAP
8 4 (3.77%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Visual Studio
2 25 (23.58%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.38%) Cucumber
5 10 (9.43%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.49%) NUnit
7 8 (7.55%) JIRA
8 7 (6.60%) MSTest
8 7 (6.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (6.60%) Selenium
9 6 (5.66%) MSBuild
9 6 (5.66%) Subversion
10 5 (4.72%) Bower
10 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.77%) JUnit
11 4 (3.77%) Mockito
11 4 (3.77%) Moq
11 4 (3.77%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
General
1 47 (44.34%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Banking
3 11 (10.38%) Front Office
4 8 (7.55%) Law
5 7 (6.60%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.60%) Retail
6 5 (4.72%) Publishing
7 4 (3.77%) Back Office
7 4 (3.77%) Marketing
8 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Advertising
10 1 (0.94%) Electronics
10 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (65.09%) Developer
2 30 (28.30%) C# Developer
3 26 (24.53%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.92%) Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Test Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (5.66%) HTML Developer
12 5 (4.72%) CRM Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) .NET
2 27 (25.47%) HTML
3 24 (22.64%) CSS
4 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 22 (20.75%) jQuery
5 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
6 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
7 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (13.21%) XML
9 13 (12.26%) Web Services
10 12 (11.32%) WCF
11 11 (10.38%) SOAP
11 11 (10.38%) WPF
12 10 (9.43%) Ajax
12 10 (9.43%) REST
13 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.55%) HTML5
14 7 (6.60%) Gherkin
14 7 (6.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.83%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.83%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.36%) BDD
3 26 (24.53%) MVC
4 25 (23.58%) TDD
5 19 (17.92%) Test Automation
6 17 (16.04%) DevOps
7 16 (15.09%) SDLC
8 15 (14.15%) Scrum
9 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.26%) Unit Testing
11 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.43%) OO
12 10 (9.43%) Release Management
13 9 (8.49%) Web Development
14 8 (7.55%) CRM
14 8 (7.55%) Migration
14 8 (7.55%) Multithreading
15 7 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (6.60%) ETL
15 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) C#
2 43 (40.57%) SQL
3 30 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.38%) Java
6 9 (8.49%) Python
7 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.55%) Ruby
8 5 (4.72%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.83%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) Perl
12 1 (0.94%) Korn
12 1 (0.94%) PHP
12 1 (0.94%) VB
12 1 (0.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.89%) CFA
4 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCP
4 1 (0.94%) MCPD
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.66%) QA
3 4 (3.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) vCloud
3 1 (0.94%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Ansible
2 5 (4.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) Opsview
4 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) SAP
3 6 (5.66%) Sybase
4 4 (3.77%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) OpenLink
5 3 (2.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.89%) Marketo
6 2 (1.89%) Murex
6 2 (1.89%) Remedy
6 2 (1.89%) Reuters
6 2 (1.89%) Serena
6 2 (1.89%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.94%) Charles River
7 1 (0.94%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com