Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 111 153
Rank change year-on-year -57 +42 -1
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 99 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 2.02% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 10.95% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 94 33
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -13.69% +12.00%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £313
90th Percentile £500 £496 £495
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.25 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.85% +0.59% +1.19%

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 954 904 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.95% 18.49% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 548 425
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £263
90th Percentile £596 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 28
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +4.97%
10th Percentile £26.17 £35.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.03 £63.75 £52.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -31 17 £360 -0.69% 16
Suffolk -12 9 £375 -7.98%
Bedfordshire +11 4 £500 +56.86% 3
Essex -19 4 £363 -30.29% 9
Norfolk +12 2 £363 -3.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £438 +20.69% 18
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 27 (71.05%) C#
1 27 (71.05%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) CSS
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
5 13 (34.21%) REST
6 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 10 (26.32%) CAML
8 10 (26.32%) Office 365
8 10 (26.32%) Workflow
8 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
8 10 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (26.32%) Nintex
8 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio Code
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) TDD
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 8 (21.05%) Law
10 8 (21.05%) Sony
11 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (15.79%) MVC
12 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API

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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
1 10 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Azure Functions
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.26%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio Code
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) eggPlant
5 3 (7.89%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (21.05%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Blockchain Architect
5 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Sage 200 Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Sage Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
2 17 (44.74%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 10 (26.32%) CAML
6 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Core
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
10 2 (5.26%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Workflow
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (10.53%) Microservices
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) SOLID
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.26%) ERP
10 2 (5.26%) OO
10 2 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Nintex
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Sony
4 1 (2.63%) RedGate
4 1 (2.63%) Sage