Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 2021 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 507 314 297
Rank change year-on-year -193 -17 -70
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 225 160 739
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 3.45% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 110 532
10th Percentile £310 £325 £326
25th Percentile £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £522 £550
90th Percentile £638 £588 £643
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 20
10th Percentile £34.20 £42.25 £12.00
25th Percentile £44.00 £43.75 £30.08
Median hourly rate £48.27 £47.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.61% +13.10% +3.70%
75th Percentile £52.69 £51.25 £58.13
90th Percentile £62.00 £52.75 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £48.27 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% +1.19% +3.70%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,324 4,635 14,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.89% 18.23% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,708 3,234 9,941
10th Percentile £363 £325 £331
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £623 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £640
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 68 177
10th Percentile £25.25 £25.23 £22.45
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.19 £40.50
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%
75th Percentile £60.50 £53.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £69.00 £58.63 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England.

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England.

Hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
London -138 127 £525 +7.69% 56
South East -90 22 £375 -35.62% 21
Midlands -87 20 £344 -1.79% 22
North of England -76 18 £413 +10.00% 27
East of England -31 15 £425 -5.03% 4
East Midlands -33 15 £338 -1.82% 10
South West -59 10 £438 +4.17% 19
Yorkshire -44 9 £483 +40.36% 5
North West -53 9 £413 +11.41% 21
West Midlands -75 4 £475 +8.57% 12
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 133 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (52.89%) C#
3 108 (48.00%) DevOps
4 97 (43.11%) .NET
5 95 (42.22%) SQL Server
6 93 (41.33%) Azure
7 87 (38.67%) Git (software)
8 80 (35.56%) SQL
9 75 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 75 (33.33%) Scrum
10 61 (27.11%) Visual Studio
11 51 (22.67%) Unit Testing
12 50 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 47 (20.89%) Finance
13 47 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (19.56%) JIRA
15 41 (18.22%) PowerShell
16 39 (17.33%) .NET Framework
17 38 (16.89%) Jenkins
18 36 (16.00%) MVC
18 36 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 32 (14.22%) TDD
19 32 (14.22%) Java
20 31 (13.78%) T-SQL
20 31 (13.78%) BDD
20 31 (13.78%) Social Skills
21 30 (13.33%) HTML
21 30 (13.33%) Windows
22 29 (12.89%) CSS
22 29 (12.89%) Web Services

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 20 (8.89%) Confluence
2 18 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.22%) IIS
4 11 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Mingle
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Exchequer
2 3 (1.33%) Global One
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.44%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 93 (41.33%) Azure
2 18 (8.00%) AWS
3 15 (6.67%) GitHub
4 14 (6.22%) Power Platform
5 11 (4.89%) Azure Logic Apps
5 11 (4.89%) Azure Service Bus
5 11 (4.89%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 7 (3.11%) PaaS
8 6 (2.67%) Serverless
9 5 (2.22%) SaaS
10 4 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.78%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.78%) Slack
11 3 (1.33%) Azure Event Grid
11 3 (1.33%) iPaaS
11 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.89%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.89%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Internet
2 5 (2.22%) Firewall
3 4 (1.78%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.33%) SMS
5 2 (0.89%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.89%) Broadband
5 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) IPsec
6 1 (0.44%) Junos
6 1 (0.44%) MQTT
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 47 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (6.67%) Tableau
7 12 (5.33%) Power BI
8 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.56%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.11%) SSDT
12 6 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.22%) DTS
13 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2019
14 4 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 87 (38.67%) Git (software)
2 61 (27.11%) Visual Studio
3 44 (19.56%) JIRA
4 38 (16.89%) Jenkins
5 19 (8.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (8.00%) Subversion
7 15 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 14 (6.22%) Selenium
9 10 (4.44%) Postman
10 9 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (4.00%) NUnit
10 9 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (3.56%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.56%) TeamCity
12 7 (3.11%) JMeter
13 6 (2.67%) AppVeyor
14 5 (2.22%) Maven
14 5 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (2.22%) TestNG
15 4 (1.78%) MSTest
General
1 47 (20.89%) Finance
2 31 (13.78%) Social Skills
3 26 (11.56%) Banking
4 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.56%) Retail
6 7 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (2.22%) Back Office
8 5 (2.22%) Front Office
9 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.33%) Games
10 3 (1.33%) Local Government
10 3 (1.33%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.89%) Automotive
11 2 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
11 2 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.89%) Publishing
12 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (50.22%) Developer
2 44 (19.56%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.67%) Analyst
3 24 (10.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (6.22%) Agile Coach
4 14 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (5.78%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) Scrum Master
8 10 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Consultant
11 7 (3.11%) Angular Developer
11 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (3.11%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (43.11%) .NET
2 39 (17.33%) .NET Framework
3 30 (13.33%) HTML
4 29 (12.89%) CSS
4 29 (12.89%) Web Services
5 27 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (11.56%) AngularJS
7 23 (10.22%) SOAP
8 19 (8.44%) RESTful
8 19 (8.44%) XML
9 18 (8.00%) REST
10 17 (7.56%) .NET Core
10 17 (7.56%) WPF
11 16 (7.11%) Entity Framework
12 15 (6.67%) JSON
13 14 (6.22%) jQuery
14 13 (5.78%) WCF
15 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.00%) User Experience
2 7 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.22%) Biotechnology
3 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Animation
6 1 (0.44%) CESG
6 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.44%) Equities
6 1 (0.44%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.44%) PMI
6 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (3.56%) Linux
3 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.22%) Android
4 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (48.00%) DevOps
3 75 (33.33%) Scrum
4 51 (22.67%) Unit Testing
5 36 (16.00%) MVC
6 32 (14.22%) TDD
7 31 (13.78%) BDD
8 29 (12.89%) Test Automation
9 27 (12.00%) Kanban
10 25 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (11.11%) SDLC
11 22 (9.78%) Data Modelling
11 22 (9.78%) ETL
11 22 (9.78%) Software Testing
11 22 (9.78%) User Stories
12 19 (8.44%) Change Management
12 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (8.00%) Backlog Refinement
13 18 (8.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 119 (52.89%) C#
2 80 (35.56%) SQL
3 50 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.22%) PowerShell
5 32 (14.22%) Java
6 31 (13.78%) T-SQL
7 25 (11.11%) Python
8 16 (7.11%) TypeScript
9 14 (6.22%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.22%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.00%) C++
11 6 (2.67%) C
11 6 (2.67%) Perl
12 4 (1.78%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.33%) C++/CLI
13 3 (1.33%) Groovy
13 3 (1.33%) Ruby
13 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.33%) XAML
14 2 (0.89%) F#
Qualifications
1 26 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.11%) Degree
4 6 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.33%) ISEB
6 3 (1.33%) PhD
7 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) CCNP
8 1 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) IISP
8 1 (0.44%) ISSEP
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) GDPR
2 2 (0.89%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) RMADS
3 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (4.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (8.44%) Ansible
2 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.78%) Control-M
3 4 (1.78%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.78%) Terraform
4 3 (1.33%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.89%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) Nessus
6 1 (0.44%) Nmap
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
3 16 (7.11%) Oracle
4 7 (3.11%) HP
4 7 (3.11%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.67%) Splunk
6 3 (1.33%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) NetApp
6 3 (1.33%) Perforce
6 3 (1.33%) Syncfusion
7 2 (0.89%) Cadence
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco
7 2 (0.89%) Citrix
7 2 (0.89%) Siemens
7 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.44%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.44%) Juniper
8 1 (0.44%) Murex
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com