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 3 months to 27 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 132 122
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 63 31 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 0.92% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 5.25% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 68
Median daily rate £413 £469 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £650 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 675 591 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.43% 17.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 493 582
Median daily rate £476 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 65 (53.72%) SQL Server
2 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 53 (43.80%) C#
5 52 (42.98%) SQL
6 48 (39.67%) Finance
7 44 (36.36%) .NET
8 37 (30.58%) Scrum
9 34 (28.10%) TDD
10 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (24.79%) JIRA
11 30 (24.79%) Web Services
12 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
12 29 (23.97%) Windows
13 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (19.83%) IIS
15 23 (19.01%) CSS
15 23 (19.01%) HTML
15 23 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (18.18%) CRM
16 22 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
16 22 (18.18%) SDLC
17 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
18 20 (16.53%) DevOps
18 20 (16.53%) BDD
19 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
19 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET
20 18 (14.88%) ERP
20 18 (14.88%) SharePoint

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 24 (19.83%) IIS
2 18 (14.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.57%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.96%) CMS
5 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 3 (2.48%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.65%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.65%) nginx
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.96%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (14.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.31%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (2.48%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.65%) Kondor
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.40%) IaaS
2 15 (12.40%) PaaS
3 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Akamai
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) Extranet
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (53.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.44%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.13%) MarkLogic
9 5 (4.13%) MySQL
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.13%) Power BI
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.31%) Big Data
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.48%) DB2
11 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (24.79%) JIRA
2 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
3 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (9.09%) Subversion
6 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.96%) JUnit
7 6 (4.96%) NUnit
8 5 (4.13%) Mockito
8 5 (4.13%) Selenium
9 4 (3.31%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.31%) CruiseControl
9 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.48%) Bower
10 3 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.48%) Mocha
10 3 (2.48%) MSTest
10 3 (2.48%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (2.48%) Toad
General
1 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.79%) Law
5 6 (4.96%) Retail
6 5 (4.13%) Publishing
7 4 (3.31%) Front Office
8 3 (2.48%) Advertising
8 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (55.37%) Developer
2 34 (28.10%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Developer
5 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Credit Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.13%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) IT Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) .NET
2 30 (24.79%) Web Services
3 23 (19.01%) CSS
3 23 (19.01%) HTML
4 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.88%) WCF
6 14 (11.57%) XML
7 13 (10.74%) jQuery
8 12 (9.92%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.09%) REST
9 11 (9.09%) SOAP
10 10 (8.26%) Spring
11 9 (7.44%) HTML5
12 8 (6.61%) Gherkin
13 7 (5.79%) COM
13 7 (5.79%) RESTful
14 6 (4.96%) Ajax
14 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (4.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.74%) Credit Risk
3 9 (7.44%) Market Risk
4 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.96%) User Experience
6 5 (4.13%) Grid Computing
6 5 (4.13%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.48%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) Contactless
9 1 (0.83%) Equities
9 1 (0.83%) Fintech
9 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.48%) CentOS
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) Scrum
3 34 (28.10%) TDD
4 23 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (18.18%) CRM
5 22 (18.18%) SDLC
6 20 (16.53%) BDD
6 20 (16.53%) DevOps
7 18 (14.88%) ERP
8 16 (13.22%) Logistics
9 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
10 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
11 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.92%) Web Development
12 11 (9.09%) ETL
12 11 (9.09%) MVC
12 11 (9.09%) Workflow
13 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
14 9 (7.44%) Collateral Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) C#
2 52 (42.98%) SQL
3 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.05%) Java
5 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.44%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) Python
9 4 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.48%) C
11 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
11 2 (1.65%) VB
11 2 (1.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) CFA
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.83%) GridGain
3 1 (0.83%) HDFS
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Ansible
1 3 (2.48%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Opsview
3 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Serena
4 4 (3.31%) SAP
4 4 (3.31%) SimCorp
5 3 (2.48%) Marketo
5 3 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.48%) Splunk
5 3 (2.48%) Sybase
6 2 (1.65%) IBM
6 2 (1.65%) Murex
6 2 (1.65%) OpenText
6 2 (1.65%) Perforce
6 2 (1.65%) RedDot
6 2 (1.65%) Remedy
6 2 (1.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.83%) BMC
7 1 (0.83%) MapR
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
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