Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 163 196
Rank change year-on-year -50 +33 +12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1,167 1,360 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.62% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.48% 9.27% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 934 880
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £514
UK median daily rate £425 £385 £390
% change year-on-year +10.39% -1.28% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 17
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £17.70 £28.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £49.60 £44.80
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -11.76%

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 17,996 14,666 14,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.82% 17.50% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,380 9,973 10,088
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 294 293
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.03%
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in England

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor 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 17 June 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
London -54 515 £450 +4.65% 103
South East -24 257 £400 +8.84% 76
Midlands +7 137 £389 +14.34% 66
North of England -23 129 £365 +0.69% 88
South West -37 91 £400 +6.67% 33
Yorkshire +8 83 £350 +11.19% 41
West Midlands -4 82 £400 +23.08% 33
East Midlands +4 55 £381 +11.31% 33
North West -31 45 £375 - 40
East of England -31 36 £363 - 36
North East -13 1 £323 -13.87% 7
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 England region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 660 (56.56%) C#
2 638 (54.67%) .NET
3 612 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (46.70%) SQL Server
5 481 (41.22%) SQL
6 427 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 344 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 341 (29.22%) Visual Studio
9 302 (25.88%) Scrum
10 275 (23.56%) Git (software)
11 268 (22.96%) JavaScript
12 266 (22.79%) MVC
13 249 (21.34%) ASP.NET
14 244 (20.91%) Windows
14 244 (20.91%) Test Automation
15 237 (20.31%) Finance
16 207 (17.74%) PowerShell
17 201 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
17 201 (17.22%) TDD
18 195 (16.71%) DevOps
19 177 (15.17%) Web Services
20 176 (15.08%) .NET Framework
21 174 (14.91%) T-SQL
22 173 (14.82%) HTML
23 165 (14.14%) CSS
24 157 (13.45%) jQuery
25 150 (12.85%) WCF
26 143 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
27 137 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
28 134 (11.48%) Visual Studio Team System

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 85 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 69 (5.91%) IIS
3 59 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
4 46 (3.94%) Confluence
5 32 (2.74%) NServiceBus
6 31 (2.66%) Apache
7 30 (2.57%) CMS
8 28 (2.40%) Apache Spark
9 20 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.86%) Mule
11 10 (0.86%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.51%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.51%) Hyperledger
14 6 (0.51%) nginx
14 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.26%) SPSS
9 1 (0.086%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 56 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.94%) Endur
3 8 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.51%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.43%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.26%) Eikon
7 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.26%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.17%) Concordance
8 2 (0.17%) Relativity
9 1 (0.086%) assyst
9 1 (0.086%) Global One
9 1 (0.086%) Magento
9 1 (0.086%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.086%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 344 (29.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.60%) PaaS
4 29 (2.49%) IaaS
5 28 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
5 28 (2.40%) Office 365
6 24 (2.06%) SaaS
7 19 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.63%) NuGet
8 17 (1.46%) GitHub
9 13 (1.11%) Serverless
10 11 (0.94%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.51%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.51%) Trello
12 3 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.40%) Internet
2 19 (1.63%) Firewall
3 16 (1.37%) HTTP
3 16 (1.37%) PuTTY
3 16 (1.37%) WinSCP
4 13 (1.11%) VPN
5 12 (1.03%) Intranet
5 12 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.94%) MPLS
7 10 (0.86%) BGP
7 10 (0.86%) VLAN
8 8 (0.69%) SMTP
9 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.60%) KiloStream
9 7 (0.60%) MegaStream
9 7 (0.60%) SDH
9 7 (0.60%) VPLS
9 7 (0.60%) X.21
10 6 (0.51%) SMS
10 6 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (46.70%) SQL Server
2 124 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 95 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (5.57%) Relational Database
8 55 (4.71%) Oracle Database
9 49 (4.20%) Big Data
10 45 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (3.34%) RDBMS
12 38 (3.26%) Hadoop
13 36 (3.08%) Apache Hive
14 33 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (2.57%) Power BI
16 26 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (2.14%) Sqoop
18 24 (2.06%) Impala
19 22 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
20 21 (1.80%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 341 (29.22%) Visual Studio
2 275 (23.56%) Git (software)
3 134 (11.48%) Selenium
3 134 (11.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 127 (10.88%) Jenkins
5 124 (10.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 123 (10.54%) JIRA
7 105 (9.00%) TeamCity
8 81 (6.94%) SpecFlow
9 72 (6.17%) NUnit
10 41 (3.51%) Subversion
11 38 (3.26%) WebDriver
12 34 (2.91%) MSBuild
13 32 (2.74%) ReSharper
14 30 (2.57%) Eclipse
14 30 (2.57%) MSTest
15 28 (2.40%) HP UFT
16 25 (2.14%) SoapUI
17 24 (2.06%) SonarQube
18 23 (1.97%) Maven
General
1 237 (20.31%) Finance
2 58 (4.97%) Retail
3 51 (4.37%) Banking
4 18 (1.54%) Advertising
5 13 (1.11%) Front Office
6 12 (1.03%) Marketing
7 11 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.86%) Back Office
8 10 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.43%) Games
10 5 (0.43%) Law
10 5 (0.43%) Legal
10 5 (0.43%) Publishing
11 3 (0.26%) Automotive
11 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.086%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 591 (50.64%) Developer
2 237 (20.31%) .NET Developer
3 219 (18.77%) C# Developer
4 148 (12.68%) Analyst
5 109 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 84 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 84 (7.20%) SQL Developer
8 75 (6.43%) Test Analyst
9 60 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 54 (4.63%) Azure Developer
11 52 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 46 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
12 46 (3.94%) Software Engineer
13 39 (3.34%) Tester
14 38 (3.26%) Consultant
14 38 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
15 37 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 36 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
17 35 (3.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (54.67%) .NET
2 249 (21.34%) ASP.NET
3 177 (15.17%) Web Services
4 176 (15.08%) .NET Framework
5 173 (14.82%) HTML
6 165 (14.14%) CSS
7 157 (13.45%) jQuery
8 150 (12.85%) WCF
9 143 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 137 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 112 (9.60%) AngularJS
11 112 (9.60%) XML
12 99 (8.48%) Entity Framework
13 98 (8.40%) REST
14 87 (7.46%) JSON
15 86 (7.37%) WPF
16 81 (6.94%) SOAP
17 63 (5.40%) RESTful
18 58 (4.97%) HTML5
19 48 (4.11%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (3.77%) User Experience
4 34 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 27 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.63%) Derivative
8 17 (1.46%) Clustering
8 17 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.37%) Fintech
9 16 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.77%) Replication
12 9 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.69%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.69%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 244 (20.91%) Windows
2 90 (7.71%) Linux
3 81 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (1.80%) Unix
6 18 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.86%) Android
8 10 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.69%) CentOS
10 8 (0.69%) VMS
11 7 (0.60%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (0.43%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.26%) Solaris
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (25.88%) Scrum
3 266 (22.79%) MVC
4 244 (20.91%) Test Automation
5 201 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
5 201 (17.22%) TDD
6 195 (16.71%) DevOps
7 120 (10.28%) BDD
8 105 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (8.40%) Deployment Automation
10 95 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (7.88%) Software Engineering
12 87 (7.46%) ETL
13 79 (6.77%) Unit Testing
14 77 (6.60%) Kanban
15 76 (6.51%) E-Commerce
16 73 (6.26%) Microservices
17 69 (5.91%) Migration
17 69 (5.91%) Test Strategy
18 67 (5.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 660 (56.56%) C#
2 481 (41.22%) SQL
3 268 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 207 (17.74%) PowerShell
5 174 (14.91%) T-SQL
6 90 (7.71%) Java
7 78 (6.68%) VB.NET
8 59 (5.06%) Python
9 44 (3.77%) C++
10 32 (2.74%) VB
11 27 (2.31%) Scala
12 26 (2.23%) C
12 26 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.97%) XAML
14 22 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.37%) F#
16 14 (1.20%) Ruby
17 11 (0.94%) R
18 8 (0.69%) CQL
18 8 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (7.71%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.37%) Degree
4 40 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 39 (3.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (1.63%) ISEB
7 16 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.51%) MCTS
12 5 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.34%) CISSP
13 4 (0.34%) CLAS
13 4 (0.34%) IIBA
13 4 (0.34%) MCP
13 4 (0.34%) MCSE
14 3 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.68%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) GDPR
3 12 (1.03%) SLA
4 10 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.34%) PMO
6 4 (0.34%) RMADS
7 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.086%) GCP
9 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.77%) Docker
3 20 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.29%) vSphere
5 14 (1.20%) vCloud
6 12 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.086%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (2.57%) Ansible
1 30 (2.57%) HP ALM
2 20 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (1.54%) Puppet
5 15 (1.29%) WSUS
6 12 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.69%) Opsview
8 7 (0.60%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (0.60%) SCCM
8 7 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.43%) logstash
11 4 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.26%) Grafana
12 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.26%) Salt
13 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 427 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.51%) Oracle
3 50 (4.28%) HP
4 35 (3.00%) VMware
5 30 (2.57%) Cloudera
6 29 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.97%) SAP
8 21 (1.80%) Telerik
9 18 (1.54%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.29%) Software AG
10 15 (1.29%) Tableau
10 15 (1.29%) webMethods
11 13 (1.11%) IBM
12 10 (0.86%) Juniper
12 10 (0.86%) OpenLink
13 8 (0.69%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.60%) Informatica
15 6 (0.51%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.51%) Reuters
15 6 (0.51%) Serena