Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 236 230
Rank change year-on-year -43 -6 -43
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 564 1,070 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.19% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.30% 5.56% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 808 821
England median daily rate £429 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £623 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £428 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.93% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
England median hourly rate £26.75 £35.61 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.89% -20.86% +5.88%
10th Percentile £18.25 £12.00 £35.13
90th Percentile £48.90 £51.85 £97.38
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £36.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.16% -19.50% +5.88%

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 10,638 19,260 17,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.22% 21.39% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,082 13,274 12,156
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +5.16% +9.20%
10th Percentile £328 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 252 216
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -5.00% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.08 £25.54 £32.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% -4.44% +9.76%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +40 301 £450 -6.25% 48
South East -20 95 £400 -6.43% 48
South West -42 62 £427 -0.12% 31
North of England +8 48 £388 +3.33% 61
Midlands -38 41 £350 -15.15% 46
Yorkshire +12 25 £400 +14.29% 20
West Midlands -8 24 £360 -12.73% 22
North West +24 20 £358 -10.63% 35
East of England +1 18 £450 +9.09% 21
East Midlands -1 16 £350 -12.50% 24
North East +2 3 £306 -31.94% 6
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 293 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (51.60%) .NET
3 283 (50.18%) C#
4 255 (45.21%) SQL Server
5 238 (42.20%) Microsoft
6 231 (40.96%) SQL
7 210 (37.23%) Azure
8 161 (28.55%) JavaScript
9 159 (28.19%) DevOps
10 158 (28.01%) Visual Studio
11 154 (27.30%) Scrum
12 149 (26.42%) Git (software)
13 147 (26.06%) MVC
14 139 (24.65%) ASP.NET
15 129 (22.87%) HTML
16 120 (21.28%) Finance
17 119 (21.10%) CSS
18 106 (18.79%) TDD
19 102 (18.09%) PowerShell
20 99 (17.55%) Test Automation
21 93 (16.49%) T-SQL
22 91 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 87 (15.43%) jQuery
24 86 (15.25%) Windows
25 84 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
26 79 (14.01%) Visual Studio Team System
26 79 (14.01%) Jenkins
27 78 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 77 (13.65%) .NET Framework
29 74 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting 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 40 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.96%) IIS
3 18 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.95%) Confluence
5 8 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.24%) Apache
6 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.53%) JBoss
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.89%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) FastStats
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 210 (37.23%) Azure
2 52 (9.22%) GitHub
3 47 (8.33%) AWS
4 35 (6.21%) PaaS
5 24 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (3.90%) IaaS
7 17 (3.01%) SaaS
8 15 (2.66%) Serverless
9 13 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (2.30%) Power Platform
10 12 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.60%) Office 365
11 9 (1.60%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.42%) Azure Functions
12 8 (1.42%) npm
13 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Flow
13 4 (0.71%) Yammer
14 3 (0.53%) Azure Stack
14 3 (0.53%) NuGet
14 3 (0.53%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.48%) Firewall
2 11 (1.95%) VPN
3 9 (1.60%) WAN
4 7 (1.24%) HTTP
4 7 (1.24%) LAN
5 6 (1.06%) DNS
5 6 (1.06%) Network Security
5 6 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.89%) IPsec
6 5 (0.89%) Junos
6 5 (0.89%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.71%) DHCP
7 4 (0.71%) Internet
7 4 (0.71%) SSL
8 3 (0.53%) FTP
8 3 (0.53%) SAN
9 2 (0.35%) MPLS
9 2 (0.35%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.35%) VoIP
9 2 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 78 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (4.08%) Big Data
7 21 (3.72%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.66%) Data Lake
11 15 (2.66%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (1.95%) Event Store
13 10 (1.77%) Power BI
14 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.24%) DTS
Development Applications
1 158 (28.01%) Visual Studio
2 149 (26.42%) Git (software)
3 79 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 79 (14.01%) Visual Studio Team System
4 69 (12.23%) JIRA
5 45 (7.98%) Selenium
6 41 (7.27%) Moq
7 34 (6.03%) MSTest
8 26 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (4.43%) Bitbucket
10 23 (4.08%) SpecFlow
10 23 (4.08%) Subversion
11 21 (3.72%) Postman
12 20 (3.55%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.37%) SoapUI
14 18 (3.19%) FitNesse
14 18 (3.19%) NUnit
15 17 (3.01%) TeamCity
16 14 (2.48%) JUnit
17 13 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 120 (21.28%) Finance
2 41 (7.27%) Public Sector
3 33 (5.85%) Banking
4 27 (4.79%) Marketing
5 24 (4.26%) Law
6 17 (3.01%) Retail
7 16 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.13%) Back Office
9 12 (2.13%) Electronics
9 12 (2.13%) Police
10 8 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 2 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 326 (57.80%) Developer
2 136 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 99 (17.55%) C# Developer
4 63 (11.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (6.74%) Software Developer
6 38 (6.74%) SQL Developer
7 37 (6.56%) Analyst
8 31 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
9 28 (4.96%) Applications Developer
9 28 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 28 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 27 (4.79%) VB.NET Developer
11 26 (4.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.08%) Architect
12 23 (4.08%) Azure DevOps
13 22 (3.90%) Consultant
14 21 (3.72%) C# Application Developer
15 20 (3.55%) Azure Developer
15 20 (3.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (51.60%) .NET
2 139 (24.65%) ASP.NET
3 129 (22.87%) HTML
4 119 (21.10%) CSS
5 91 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 87 (15.43%) jQuery
7 77 (13.65%) .NET Framework
8 71 (12.59%) AngularJS
9 67 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 64 (11.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 59 (10.46%) HTML5
12 53 (9.40%) Web Services
13 51 (9.04%) XML
14 48 (8.51%) JSON
15 47 (8.33%) WCF
16 37 (6.56%) Entity Framework
16 37 (6.56%) WPF
17 35 (6.21%) CSS3
17 35 (6.21%) React
17 35 (6.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.85%) W3C
3 26 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (4.61%) User Experience
4 20 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 19 (3.37%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.42%) Replication
11 7 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.06%) PKI
12 6 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.89%) NHS
14 4 (0.71%) Clustering
14 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
15 3 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.25%) Windows
2 42 (7.45%) Linux
3 36 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.42%) Android
6 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.42%) Unix
7 5 (0.89%) Solaris
7 5 (0.89%) VMS
8 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (28.19%) DevOps
3 154 (27.30%) Scrum
4 147 (26.06%) MVC
5 106 (18.79%) TDD
6 99 (17.55%) Test Automation
7 84 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (12.41%) BDD
9 62 (10.99%) Kanban
10 48 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (7.98%) Front End Development
12 42 (7.45%) User Stories
13 41 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (7.27%) CRM
13 41 (7.27%) Migration
14 40 (7.09%) OO
15 38 (6.74%) Unit Testing
16 37 (6.56%) Web Development
17 35 (6.21%) Configuration Management
18 32 (5.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 283 (50.18%) C#
2 231 (40.96%) SQL
3 161 (28.55%) JavaScript
4 102 (18.09%) PowerShell
5 93 (16.49%) T-SQL
6 53 (9.40%) VB.NET
7 51 (9.04%) Java
8 35 (6.21%) Python
9 15 (2.66%) VB
10 12 (2.13%) XAML
11 11 (1.95%) VB6
12 10 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.60%) C
13 9 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.60%) R
14 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.24%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.24%) XPath
16 6 (1.06%) Ruby
17 5 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 72 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.43%) Degree
4 20 (3.55%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.95%) ISEB
5 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.89%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.71%) CBAP
8 4 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) MCTS
8 4 (0.71%) SANS
9 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.53%) MCP
9 3 (0.53%) MCPD
10 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.91%) WCAG
2 23 (4.08%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) NIST
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.27%) Docker
3 19 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 5 (0.89%) GridGain
8 4 (0.71%) vSphere
9 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.35%) LXC
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (7.98%) Ansible
2 25 (4.43%) Kubernetes
3 24 (4.26%) Terraform
4 22 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.37%) Puppet
6 8 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.06%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.89%) Grafana
8 5 (0.89%) SCCM
8 5 (0.89%) SCOM
9 4 (0.71%) Kibana
9 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.71%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.71%) WSUS
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 238 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.74%) Oracle
3 30 (5.32%) SAP
4 22 (3.90%) VMware
5 17 (3.01%) Cisco
5 17 (3.01%) Telerik
6 11 (1.95%) Citrix
7 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.60%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.24%) HP
8 7 (1.24%) Splunk
9 5 (0.89%) Informatica
9 5 (0.89%) Infragistics
9 5 (0.89%) Juniper
9 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.89%) Teradata
10 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.71%) EMC
10 4 (0.71%) TIBCO