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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK / England
Rank 141 189 194
Rank change year-on-year +48 +5  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 741 626 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.11% 8.75% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 431 388
Median daily rate £376 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £30.25 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £43.15 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
London +57 284 £425 - 64
South East +56 159 £338 -6.89% 47
South West +64 99 £400 +12.28% 21
West Midlands +4 53 £350 -6.66% 8
North West +11 38 £375 +14.50% 33
East of England -10 34 £350 -12.50% 24
East Midlands -7 30 £350 +12.44% 13
Yorkshire -11 29 £315 -20.25% 21
North East -19 14 £370 +16.07% 6
Team Foundation Server
UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 777 (57.47%) .NET
2 713 (52.74%) C#
3 683 (50.52%) SQL Server
4 656 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
5 544 (40.24%) Microsoft
6 531 (39.28%) SQL
7 344 (25.44%) MVC
8 336 (24.85%) JavaScript
9 328 (24.26%) ASP.NET
10 319 (23.59%) Visual Studio
11 300 (22.19%) Scrum
12 273 (20.19%) TDD
13 271 (20.04%) CSS
14 266 (19.67%) Windows
15 261 (19.30%) Web Services
16 258 (19.08%) .NET Framework
17 251 (18.57%) HTML
18 245 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
19 241 (17.83%) Finance
20 230 (17.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 225 (16.64%) WCF
22 222 (16.42%) jQuery
23 207 (15.31%) Git (software)
23 207 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
24 195 (14.42%) XML
24 195 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
25 188 (13.91%) PowerShell
26 183 (13.54%) T-SQL
27 173 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
28 172 (12.72%) Entity Framework

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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
1 147 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 146 (10.80%) IIS
3 73 (5.40%) CMS
4 71 (5.25%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 26 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 24 (1.78%) Confluence
7 21 (1.55%) NServiceBus
8 17 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.96%) ColdFusion
12 12 (0.89%) Apache
13 11 (0.81%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.67%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.67%) Railo
15 9 (0.67%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 162 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.78%) MS Office
3 10 (0.74%) MS Project
4 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.074%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 88 (6.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.44%) Endur
5 6 (0.44%) FastStats
6 5 (0.37%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.074%) BPCS
8 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.074%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.074%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.074%) Primavera
8 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.074%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 245 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.77%) PaaS
3 49 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (3.25%) IaaS
5 33 (2.44%) Office 365
6 11 (0.81%) Boomi
7 10 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.59%) SaaS
8 8 (0.59%) Yammer
9 7 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.37%) GitHub
11 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.15%) Mailgun
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.44%) Internet
2 28 (2.07%) SAN
3 24 (1.78%) HTTP
3 24 (1.78%) NAS
4 19 (1.41%) DNS
5 17 (1.26%) Extranet
5 17 (1.26%) PuTTY
5 17 (1.26%) WinSCP
6 11 (0.81%) Broadband
6 11 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.74%) Network Security
8 8 (0.59%) Firewall
8 8 (0.59%) LAN
9 7 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.52%) Intranet
9 7 (0.52%) X.509
10 6 (0.44%) LDAP
11 5 (0.37%) SNMP
12 4 (0.30%) DHCP
12 4 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 683 (50.52%) SQL Server
2 230 (17.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 173 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 172 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 126 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 96 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 45 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.88%) Power BI
12 34 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (2.29%) NoSQL
14 28 (2.07%) MongoDB
15 27 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
17 24 (1.78%) MySQL
18 23 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
19 21 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
20 18 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 319 (23.59%) Visual Studio
2 207 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 127 (9.39%) JIRA
4 99 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 93 (6.88%) Selenium
6 82 (6.07%) SpecFlow
7 80 (5.92%) Jenkins
8 66 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 65 (4.81%) MSBuild
10 60 (4.44%) NUnit
11 55 (4.07%) MSTest
12 52 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
13 41 (3.03%) HP UFT
14 40 (2.96%) Hudson
14 40 (2.96%) Subversion
15 36 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.85%) Maven
16 25 (1.85%) Moq
16 25 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
17 24 (1.78%) WebDriver
General
1 241 (17.83%) Finance
2 54 (3.99%) Banking
3 41 (3.03%) Legal
4 33 (2.44%) Marketing
5 31 (2.29%) Retail
6 29 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.41%) Publishing
9 18 (1.33%) Advertising
10 15 (1.11%) Back Office
10 15 (1.11%) Electronics
11 13 (0.96%) Front Office
11 13 (0.96%) Law
12 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.37%) Military
14 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Games
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 732 (54.14%) Developer
2 326 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 217 (16.05%) C# Developer
4 156 (11.54%) Analyst
5 147 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 110 (8.14%) SQL Developer
7 83 (6.14%) Tester
8 80 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 75 (5.55%) Test Analyst
10 68 (5.03%) Microsoft Developer
11 61 (4.51%) Software Developer
12 57 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
13 55 (4.07%) Senior Developer
14 52 (3.85%) Consultant
15 46 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 46 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 42 (3.11%) SQL Server Developer
17 40 (2.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
18 37 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 36 (2.66%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 777 (57.47%) .NET
2 328 (24.26%) ASP.NET
3 271 (20.04%) CSS
4 261 (19.30%) Web Services
5 258 (19.08%) .NET Framework
6 251 (18.57%) HTML
7 225 (16.64%) WCF
8 222 (16.42%) jQuery
9 195 (14.42%) XML
10 172 (12.72%) Entity Framework
11 151 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 142 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 141 (10.43%) AngularJS
14 126 (9.32%) LINQ
15 115 (8.51%) HTML5
16 75 (5.55%) RESTful
17 73 (5.40%) WPF
18 69 (5.10%) SOAP
19 68 (5.03%) Ajax
20 67 (4.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 42 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.03%) User Experience
5 33 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 26 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 26 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.92%) W3C
7 19 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (1.33%) Replication
9 16 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.18%) NHS
10 15 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.96%) Clustering
12 13 (0.96%) Credit Risk
12 13 (0.96%) Equities
13 11 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 266 (19.67%) Windows
2 96 (7.10%) Linux
3 91 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 38 (2.81%) Unix
5 28 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.70%) Solaris
8 21 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.81%) Android
11 10 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.44%) CentOS
14 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.30%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.22%) Fedora
17 2 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (25.44%) MVC
3 300 (22.19%) Scrum
4 273 (20.19%) TDD
5 207 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
6 195 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
7 155 (11.46%) BDD
7 155 (11.46%) DevOps
8 107 (7.91%) Web Development
9 103 (7.62%) Migration
10 100 (7.40%) SDLC
11 99 (7.32%) CRM
12 97 (7.17%) ETL
13 94 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 90 (6.66%) Data Modelling
15 86 (6.36%) Automated Testing
16 85 (6.29%) Software Engineering
17 82 (6.07%) Kanban
18 78 (5.77%) Data Management
19 76 (5.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 713 (52.74%) C#
2 531 (39.28%) SQL
3 336 (24.85%) JavaScript
4 188 (13.91%) PowerShell
5 183 (13.54%) T-SQL
6 95 (7.03%) Java
7 63 (4.66%) VB.NET
8 40 (2.96%) F#
8 40 (2.96%) TypeScript
9 30 (2.22%) Python
9 30 (2.22%) VB
10 22 (1.63%) Perl
10 22 (1.63%) Ruby
11 21 (1.55%) C++
12 17 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.26%) VBA
13 15 (1.11%) ActionScript
14 14 (1.04%) C
14 14 (1.04%) VBScript
15 13 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 121 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 79 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 61 (4.51%) Degree
4 43 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 42 (3.11%) ISEB
6 23 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.89%) MCITP
9 11 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.59%) MCSE
11 7 (0.52%) HNC
12 5 (0.37%) HND
12 5 (0.37%) MCTS
13 4 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.22%) CCNA
14 3 (0.22%) CCNP
14 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.22%) MCDBA
14 3 (0.22%) MCDST
14 3 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.43%) QA
2 18 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.59%) WCAG
4 7 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.15%) SDET
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.81%) Docker
3 21 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.33%) Veritas File System
5 17 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (1.04%) vSphere
7 13 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.44%) Gluster
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) LXC
12 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.15%) XenServer
13 1 (0.074%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 49 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (3.48%) Puppet
3 38 (2.81%) Ansible
4 19 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.96%) vRealize
7 10 (0.74%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.59%) Nagios
9 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.30%) Control-M
10 4 (0.30%) rkt
10 4 (0.30%) Terraform
11 3 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
11 3 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.22%) Mesos
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.22%) SCOM
11 3 (0.22%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.22%) WMI
11 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 544 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.98%) Oracle
3 52 (3.85%) HP
4 42 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 41 (3.03%) SAP
6 40 (2.96%) VMware
7 32 (2.37%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.41%) Apple
8 19 (1.41%) IBM
9 18 (1.33%) Veritas
10 17 (1.26%) Sun
10 17 (1.26%) Symantec
11 16 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.18%) Telerik
12 13 (0.96%) Remedy
13 11 (0.81%) Dell
14 10 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.67%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.59%) Serena
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