Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 236 219
Rank change year-on-year -65 -17 -52
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 308 991 1,172
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.77% 1.21% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.19% 5.91% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 737 881
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £320 £331 £313
90th Percentile £630 £650 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -5.26% -0.58%
10th Percentile £18.25 £12.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £59.00 £59.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -13.58% -5.26% -0.58%

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 7,353 16,776 18,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.31% 20.42% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,878 11,205 12,481
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £334 £340 £319
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £496 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.47% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 260 212
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +2.35% +1.19%
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.15 £27.60
90th Percentile £60.50 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +1.18% -

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 +16 165 £500 -4.76% 16
South West +43 52 £411 -4.36% 19
South East -16 44 £368 -13.53% 8
North of England -20 23 £375 -3.23% 16
Midlands -31 20 £450 +12.50% 6
West Midlands +3 15 £475 +18.75% 4
Yorkshire +6 14 £350 -6.67% 2
North West +27 8 £355 -8.39% 11
East of England +34 6 £450 -18.18% 7
East Midlands -12 5 £313 -21.88% 2
North East -1 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 173 (56.17%) SQL Server
2 168 (54.55%) SQL
3 162 (52.60%) C#
4 160 (51.95%) .NET
5 152 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (49.03%) Microsoft
7 146 (47.40%) Azure
8 123 (39.94%) DevOps
9 90 (29.22%) Git (software)
10 81 (26.30%) T-SQL
11 79 (25.65%) JavaScript
12 73 (23.70%) ASP.NET
13 71 (23.05%) Scrum
13 71 (23.05%) PowerShell
14 70 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 70 (22.73%) Visual Studio
15 66 (21.43%) Security Cleared
16 65 (21.10%) Finance
17 62 (20.13%) Windows
18 61 (19.81%) HTML
19 57 (18.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 55 (17.86%) .NET Framework
20 55 (17.86%) SC Cleared
21 54 (17.53%) Selenium
22 52 (16.88%) Unit Testing
22 52 (16.88%) Visual Studio Team System
22 52 (16.88%) Test Automation
23 47 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
23 47 (15.26%) XML
23 47 (15.26%) MVC

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 35 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.82%) IIS
3 16 (5.19%) NServiceBus
4 13 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (3.90%) Confluence
6 6 (1.95%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.97%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Moodle
11 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.32%) Mule
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.25%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.27%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 24 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.97%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Endur
4 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 146 (47.40%) Azure
2 27 (8.77%) GitHub
3 24 (7.79%) AWS
4 20 (6.49%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.22%) PaaS
5 13 (4.22%) Power Platform
6 11 (3.57%) SaaS
7 10 (3.25%) Logic Apps
8 9 (2.92%) IaaS
9 6 (1.95%) npm
9 6 (1.95%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.95%) Serverless
10 5 (1.62%) Office 365
11 4 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.30%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.30%) GCP
11 4 (1.30%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.97%) Datadog
12 3 (0.97%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.57%) Firewall
2 9 (2.92%) WAN
3 8 (2.60%) HTTP
4 7 (2.27%) VPN
5 6 (1.95%) LAN
6 5 (1.62%) IPsec
6 5 (1.62%) Junos
6 5 (1.62%) Network Security
6 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.30%) SSL
7 4 (1.30%) VoIP
8 3 (0.97%) DHCP
8 3 (0.97%) FTP
8 3 (0.97%) SSH
9 2 (0.65%) SAN
10 1 (0.32%) DNS
10 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.32%) MPLS
10 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (56.17%) SQL Server
2 70 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (18.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (8.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (7.47%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.87%) NoSQL
8 14 (4.55%) Data Lake
9 12 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (3.90%) SSDT
10 11 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (3.25%) Power BI
11 10 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.92%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.92%) HDInsight
13 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.60%) PowerPivot
13 8 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (29.22%) Git (software)
2 70 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 54 (17.53%) Selenium
4 52 (16.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 37 (12.01%) JIRA
6 33 (10.71%) SpecFlow
7 32 (10.39%) Jenkins
8 22 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (5.52%) Postman
10 16 (5.19%) SoapUI
11 13 (4.22%) GitLab
12 12 (3.90%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.90%) JUnit
13 11 (3.57%) Katalon Studio
13 11 (3.57%) NUnit
13 11 (3.57%) WebDriver
14 9 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.92%) Subversion
15 8 (2.60%) Maven
15 8 (2.60%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (21.10%) Finance
2 23 (7.47%) Public Sector
3 21 (6.82%) Banking
4 11 (3.57%) Marketing
5 10 (3.25%) Back Office
5 10 (3.25%) Retail
6 5 (1.62%) Law
6 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Local Government
8 3 (0.97%) Police
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 171 (55.52%) Developer
2 75 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 46 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 40 (12.99%) SQL Developer
5 27 (8.77%) Architect
6 24 (7.79%) Analyst
7 23 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.52%) Applications Developer
9 17 (5.52%) SSIS Developer
10 15 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.87%) Tester
11 14 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 14 (4.55%) Consultant
12 13 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.90%) C# Application Developer
13 12 (3.90%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 9 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (2.92%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (51.95%) .NET
2 73 (23.70%) ASP.NET
3 61 (19.81%) HTML
4 55 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 47 (15.26%) XML
6 45 (14.61%) CSS
6 45 (14.61%) SOAP
6 45 (14.61%) Web Services
7 43 (13.96%) JSON
8 39 (12.66%) AngularJS
8 39 (12.66%) Entity Framework
8 39 (12.66%) REST
9 35 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (10.39%) jQuery
11 30 (9.74%) WCF
12 27 (8.77%) HTML5
13 26 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (8.44%) WPF
14 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (5.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (4.55%) User Experience
3 12 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.90%) W3C
4 11 (3.57%) SCORM
5 8 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.95%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.62%) PKI
8 4 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.30%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.30%) Replication
9 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.65%) Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.13%) Windows
2 24 (7.79%) Linux
3 19 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.87%) Android
5 13 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.60%) Unix
8 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.65%) VMS
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Debian
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (39.94%) DevOps
3 71 (23.05%) Scrum
4 52 (16.88%) Test Automation
4 52 (16.88%) Unit Testing
5 47 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (15.26%) MVC
6 45 (14.61%) TDD
7 42 (13.64%) Kanban
8 40 (12.99%) BDD
8 40 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (11.69%) CRM
9 36 (11.69%) SDLC
10 29 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (9.09%) OO
12 26 (8.44%) Migration
12 26 (8.44%) OOP
13 23 (7.47%) Deployment Automation
13 23 (7.47%) ETL
14 22 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 168 (54.55%) SQL
2 162 (52.60%) C#
3 81 (26.30%) T-SQL
4 79 (25.65%) JavaScript
5 71 (23.05%) PowerShell
6 34 (11.04%) Java
7 33 (10.71%) Python
7 33 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.90%) R
9 10 (3.25%) VB
10 9 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.27%) XAML
12 6 (1.95%) Groovy
13 5 (1.62%) Scala
13 5 (1.62%) VB6
14 4 (1.30%) PHP
14 4 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 16 (5.19%) Degree
5 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.60%) ISEB
7 6 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.62%) JNCIA
8 5 (1.62%) MCITP
9 4 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.30%) MCAD
9 4 (1.30%) MCPD
9 4 (1.30%) SANS
10 3 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.32%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) QA
2 12 (3.90%) WCAG
3 5 (1.62%) NIST
3 5 (1.62%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (7.47%) Docker
2 21 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.30%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.32%) GridGain
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 16 (5.19%) Ansible
3 15 (4.87%) Terraform
4 6 (1.95%) Grafana
5 5 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.30%) Kibana
7 3 (0.97%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.97%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.97%) SCOM
8 2 (0.65%) Nagios
8 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.65%) WSUS
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.32%) Graphite
9 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Packer
9 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 151 (49.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.71%) Oracle
3 15 (4.87%) SAP
4 13 (4.22%) Cisco
5 8 (2.60%) Adobe
6 6 (1.95%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.95%) Databricks
6 6 (1.95%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.95%) Splunk
6 6 (1.95%) Telerik
7 5 (1.62%) Juniper
7 5 (1.62%) VMware
8 4 (1.30%) Citrix
8 4 (1.30%) NetApp
8 4 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.97%) Sony
9 3 (0.97%) Teradata
9 3 (0.97%) TIBCO