Period
to

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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 535 516 307
Rank change year-on-year -19 -209 -12
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 240 191 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.93% 1.82% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 100 159
10th Percentile £375 £305 £330
25th Percentile £413 £355 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £594 £575 £556
90th Percentile £638 £626 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 3
10th Percentile £45.35 £15.00 £46.25
25th Percentile £45.88 £39.19 £48.13
Median hourly rate £49.50 £47.13 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% -10.24% -1.87%
75th Percentile £53.63 £52.16 £55.88
90th Percentile £54.45 £55.00 £57.15
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £47.13 £48.75
% change year-on-year +5.04% -3.33% +1.56%

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 12,437 10,501 5,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.30% 17.73% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,731 7,076 3,931
10th Percentile £400 £360 £334
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.89% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 184 81
10th Percentile £37.74 £25.33 £21.66
25th Percentile £47.50 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate £58.75 £50.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.50% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.25 £60.00 £54.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £68.36 £61.50
UK median hourly rate £57.73 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +15.45% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 August 2022.

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
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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -67 111 £519 -1.19% 23
South East +28 63 £463 +23.33% 7
South West -3 18 £475 +11.76% 7
Midlands -36 14 £360 +6.67% 15
East of England -5 13 £625 +13.64% 4
North of England -31 9 £463 +12.12% 13
East Midlands -8 8 £350 +3.70% 4
Yorkshire -24 7 £450 -6.74% 3
West Midlands -26 6 £375 +66.67% 11
North West -31 2 £506 +22.73% 8
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 144 (60.00%) Agile
2 129 (53.75%) Azure
2 129 (53.75%) DevOps
3 120 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 119 (49.58%) C#
5 98 (40.83%) Azure DevOps
6 93 (38.75%) .NET
7 92 (38.33%) Microsoft
8 89 (37.08%) Git (software)
9 80 (33.33%) SQL
9 80 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 75 (31.25%) JavaScript
11 68 (28.33%) Test Automation
12 61 (25.42%) HTML
13 57 (23.75%) CSS
14 56 (23.33%) RESTful
15 53 (22.08%) Finance
15 53 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (21.67%) NUnit
16 52 (21.67%) Microservices
17 51 (21.25%) Selenium
17 51 (21.25%) Scrum
18 49 (20.42%) Entity Framework
19 48 (20.00%) ASP.NET
20 47 (19.58%) JIRA
20 47 (19.58%) OAuth
21 46 (19.17%) Terraform
22 45 (18.75%) Docker
23 44 (18.33%) Virtual Team
24 43 (17.92%) Web Development

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 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 8 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.92%) Confluence
4 4 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) SAS
5 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 129 (53.75%) Azure
2 98 (40.83%) Azure DevOps
3 38 (15.83%) Pulumi
4 25 (10.42%) Power Platform
5 11 (4.58%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (4.17%) AWS
7 6 (2.50%) Azure Logic Apps
7 6 (2.50%) SaaS
8 5 (2.08%) Datadog
8 5 (2.08%) IaaS
8 5 (2.08%) PaaS
9 4 (1.67%) GitHub
10 3 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.25%) Azure AKS
10 3 (1.25%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (1.25%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (1.25%) NuGet
10 3 (1.25%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.58%) Network Security
2 9 (3.75%) Internet
3 8 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) ICMP
4 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (10.42%) Power BI
4 21 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.50%) MySQL
9 4 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.67%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.67%) Tableau
10 3 (1.25%) Biml
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (37.08%) Git (software)
2 80 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 52 (21.67%) NUnit
4 51 (21.25%) Selenium
5 47 (19.58%) JIRA
6 41 (17.08%) TeamCity
7 35 (14.58%) Jasmine
8 18 (7.50%) Jenkins
9 17 (7.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 9 (3.75%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.33%) Moq
13 7 (2.92%) ClearCase
14 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (1.67%) MSBuild
15 4 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
16 3 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
16 3 (1.25%) ReSharper
General
1 53 (22.08%) Finance
2 37 (15.42%) Social Skills
3 18 (7.50%) Public Sector
4 12 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
5 11 (4.58%) Banking
6 10 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.92%) Retail
8 6 (2.50%) Marketing
8 6 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.67%) Advertising
10 3 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.25%) Legal
10 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.83%) Electronics
11 2 (0.83%) Front Office
11 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 137 (57.08%) Developer
2 46 (19.17%) .NET Developer
3 40 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 24 (10.00%) Analyst
5 22 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (5.83%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.58%) Azure Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.75%) Backend Developer
11 9 (3.75%) Service Desk Manager
11 9 (3.75%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.75%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.33%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (38.75%) .NET
2 61 (25.42%) HTML
3 57 (23.75%) CSS
4 56 (23.33%) RESTful
5 49 (20.42%) Entity Framework
6 48 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 47 (19.58%) OAuth
8 40 (16.67%) HTML5
9 38 (15.83%) ARM Templates
10 31 (12.92%) .NET Framework
11 21 (8.75%) AngularJS
11 21 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (8.33%) Web Services
13 19 (7.92%) .NET Core
13 19 (7.92%) jQuery
14 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
16 12 (5.00%) OpenID
17 11 (4.58%) JSON
17 11 (4.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.33%) Virtual Team
2 36 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (5.00%) Reinsurance
4 11 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.75%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.25%) Clustering
7 3 (1.25%) EPoS
7 3 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.83%) IoT
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (2.50%) Linux
2 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (60.00%) Agile
2 129 (53.75%) DevOps
3 68 (28.33%) Test Automation
4 53 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (21.67%) Microservices
6 51 (21.25%) Scrum
7 43 (17.92%) SOA
7 43 (17.92%) Web Development
8 41 (17.08%) OWASP
8 41 (17.08%) Unit Testing
9 40 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 39 (16.25%) MVC
10 39 (16.25%) SOLID
11 38 (15.83%) SDLC
12 37 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (12.92%) TDD
14 26 (10.83%) CI/CD
14 26 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (10.00%) Project Management
15 24 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (49.58%) C#
2 80 (33.33%) SQL
3 75 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.42%) PowerShell
5 29 (12.08%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.58%) Bash
7 11 (4.58%) Python
8 10 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (3.75%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.33%) Java
10 8 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.08%) Groovy
11 5 (2.08%) Ruby
12 3 (1.25%) C
12 3 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (1.25%) PHP
13 2 (0.83%) Go
14 1 (0.42%) ABAP
14 1 (0.42%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.42%) Degree
4 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.08%) MCAD
6 4 (1.67%) ISEB
6 4 (1.67%) PMP
7 3 (1.25%) MCSA
7 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) MCSD
8 2 (0.83%) MCSE
8 2 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) HP APS
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 8 (3.33%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) WCAG
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (18.75%) Docker
2 9 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (19.17%) Terraform
2 42 (17.50%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.75%) MIIS
4 8 (3.33%) Ansible
5 6 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.67%) Puppet
7 3 (1.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (1.25%) Grafana
7 3 (1.25%) HP ALM
7 3 (1.25%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 92 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.75%) Oracle
3 9 (3.75%) Altiris
3 9 (3.75%) Bloomberg
3 9 (3.75%) Reuters
3 9 (3.75%) VMware
4 8 (3.33%) Cisco
4 8 (3.33%) Citrix
5 5 (2.08%) SAP
6 4 (1.67%) HP
6 4 (1.67%) IBM
6 4 (1.67%) Spotify
7 3 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.25%) Databricks
7 3 (1.25%) GoCardless
7 3 (1.25%) Google
7 3 (1.25%) IFS
7 3 (1.25%) New Relic
7 3 (1.25%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.25%) Sitecore