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 3 months to 29 March 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 80 105
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 34 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 1.77% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.32% 14.15% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 14
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £293 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £492 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 365 311 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.17% 12.54% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 170 173
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +34.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.54 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.45 £50.39 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -1 11 £350 -5.08% 8
Hertfordshire +4 8 £388 - 8
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £185 -58.77% 8
Suffolk -13 3 £375 -9.09% 1
Norfolk 0 2 - - 2
East Anglia +4 1 £178 -64.50%
Bedfordshire -8 1 £500 +47.05% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 42 (72.41%) .NET
1 42 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 35 (60.34%) C#
3 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 25 (43.10%) .NET Framework
6 24 (41.38%) MVC
7 20 (34.48%) Entity Framework
8 19 (32.76%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) TDD
10 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
11 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
11 15 (25.86%) Visual Studio
12 12 (20.69%) Scrum
13 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
13 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (17.24%) LINQ
14 10 (17.24%) jQuery
14 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
15 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
16 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (13.79%) SOLID
16 8 (13.79%) WCF
16 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (13.79%) IIS
16 8 (13.79%) CSS

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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) NFC
2 1 (1.72%) SMPP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Biml
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.45%) SSDT
7 1 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) MSBuild
4 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.45%) MSTest
5 2 (3.45%) NUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Protractor
6 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
9 4 (6.90%) DBA
9 4 (6.90%) Release Manager
9 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
10 3 (5.17%) C# WCF Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Tester
10 3 (5.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.10%) .NET Framework
4 20 (34.48%) Entity Framework
5 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (17.24%) jQuery
7 10 (17.24%) LINQ
8 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (13.79%) CSS
8 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (13.79%) WCF
9 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (10.34%) JSON
10 6 (10.34%) Web Services
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 3 (5.17%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.17%) WPF
12 3 (5.17%) XML
13 2 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) SCADA
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) MVC
3 18 (31.03%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) SOLID
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 5 (8.62%) OO
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (6.90%) Release Management
10 3 (5.17%) Change Management
10 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.17%) Information Management
10 3 (5.17%) ITIL
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
10 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C#
2 19 (32.76%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
5 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) MCITP
1 3 (5.17%) MCSE
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 8583
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Salt
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) Telerik
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