Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 April 2018 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 127 114
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 45 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 8.45% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 54
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £168 £293
90th Percentile £501 £480 £500
England median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £12.10 -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.41% +10.67% -

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 848 746 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.08% 17.09% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 470 400
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £556 £531
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 61 49
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -8.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.25 £31.39
90th Percentile £75.00 £52.88 £52.25
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.88% -2.96% +14.19%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the East of England

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -11 13 £350 -6.67% 6
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £375 +87.50% 6
Suffolk -2 9 £375 +3.45% 6
Bedfordshire -2 7 £363 -10.77% 7
Norfolk -6 4 £356 -8.06% 1
Essex -11 1 £575 +58.62% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (40.00%) Web Services
6 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
7 15 (33.33%) Windows
8 14 (31.11%) MVC
8 14 (31.11%) JIRA
9 13 (28.89%) CSS
9 13 (28.89%) HTML
9 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
12 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 9 (20.00%) XML
13 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (20.00%) WCF
13 9 (20.00%) jQuery
14 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (17.78%) SDLC
14 8 (17.78%) Scrum
14 8 (17.78%) TDD
15 7 (15.56%) Relational Database

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) IMAP
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
1 4 (8.89%) SMTP
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.89%) Power BI
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (2.22%) MS Access
9 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
2 14 (31.11%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) MSTest
5 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) NUnit
5 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (40.00%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) WCF
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (15.56%) LINQ
10 6 (13.33%) Ajax
10 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (11.11%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.11%) W3C
2 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) SDLC
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) API Development
4 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (13.33%) Workflow
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) XAML
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCSD
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) HP
2 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin