Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 204 168
Rank change year-on-year -36 -36 +35
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 941 1,210 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.32% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.67% 6.60% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 909 927
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £663 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 24
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -1.16% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £37.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £58.75 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% -1.16% +1.18%

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 16,590 18,334 14,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.93% 19.93% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,050 12,631 10,060
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £343 £320 £305
90th Percentile £638 £613 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year +1.93% +9.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 219 300
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £21.25 £26.50 £28.73
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.45 £54.69
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -49 352 £525 +16.67% 39
South East -26 223 £425 +6.25% 22
Midlands +21 140 £400 +1.27% 19
North of England +26 130 £381 +4.81% 12
West Midlands -8 76 £403 +0.63% 10
Yorkshire +12 73 £375 +7.07% 5
East Midlands +37 64 £400 +4.92% 9
South West -62 54 £475 +18.75% 7
East of England +4 40 £500 +37.93% 3
North West +16 36 £400 +6.67% 5
North East +47 21 £350 +8.36% 2
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 522 (55.47%) C#
2 496 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (48.88%) .NET
4 379 (40.28%) SQL
5 367 (39.00%) SQL Server
6 331 (35.18%) Microsoft
7 283 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 269 (28.59%) Git (software)
9 265 (28.16%) Visual Studio
10 251 (26.67%) DevOps
11 247 (26.25%) JavaScript
12 211 (22.42%) Scrum
13 177 (18.81%) CSS
14 174 (18.49%) HTML
15 163 (17.32%) Test Automation
16 156 (16.58%) Web Services
16 156 (16.58%) PowerShell
17 151 (16.05%) AngularJS
18 150 (15.94%) MVC
19 146 (15.52%) TDD
20 143 (15.20%) .NET Framework
20 143 (15.20%) Finance
21 141 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
22 134 (14.24%) Visual Studio Team System
23 133 (14.13%) Jenkins
24 131 (13.92%) ASP.NET
25 123 (13.07%) JSON
26 122 (12.96%) WCF
27 120 (12.75%) Windows
28 115 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration 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
1 100 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.10%) IIS
3 40 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 33 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.59%) Confluence
5 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (1.49%) CMS
7 13 (1.38%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.53%) CICS
10 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.43%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.32%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 59 (6.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.38%) Endur
3 8 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.43%) Revive Adserver
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) Global One
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 283 (30.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (5.74%) PaaS
4 49 (5.21%) GitHub
5 47 (4.99%) IaaS
6 39 (4.14%) Office 365
7 34 (3.61%) Power Platform
8 28 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (2.55%) OpenShift
9 24 (2.55%) SaaS
10 21 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (1.28%) Serverless
12 11 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.96%) Yammer
14 8 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.85%) NuGet
15 7 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.74%) Force.com
16 6 (0.64%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.66%) Internet
2 15 (1.59%) Firewall
3 11 (1.17%) WAN
4 8 (0.85%) DNS
4 8 (0.85%) IPsec
4 8 (0.85%) Junos
4 8 (0.85%) VPN
5 6 (0.64%) LAN
6 4 (0.43%) VoIP
7 3 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.32%) SSL
7 3 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.21%) HTTP
8 2 (0.21%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.21%) Network Security
8 2 (0.21%) Skype
9 1 (0.11%) 2G
9 1 (0.11%) 4G
9 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 115 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (3.51%) Power BI
7 33 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 32 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 30 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.66%) MySQL
12 24 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (2.44%) Relational Database
14 19 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (1.81%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (1.49%) Data Lake
17 14 (1.49%) SQLite
18 13 (1.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 269 (28.59%) Git (software)
2 265 (28.16%) Visual Studio
3 134 (14.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 133 (14.13%) Jenkins
5 83 (8.82%) JIRA
6 78 (8.29%) Selenium
7 66 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 56 (5.95%) SpecFlow
8 56 (5.95%) TeamCity
9 33 (3.51%) Subversion
10 29 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 26 (2.76%) NUnit
12 23 (2.44%) WebDriver
13 22 (2.34%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.81%) MSBuild
15 16 (1.70%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 15 (1.59%) Visual Studio Coded UI
17 14 (1.49%) Fiddler
18 13 (1.38%) FitNesse
General
1 143 (15.20%) Finance
2 44 (4.68%) Front Office
3 26 (2.76%) Retail
4 23 (2.44%) Banking
5 17 (1.81%) Back Office
6 14 (1.49%) Marketing
6 14 (1.49%) Publishing
7 12 (1.28%) Legal
8 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.85%) Law
12 7 (0.74%) Electronics
13 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.53%) French Language
14 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.43%) German Language
15 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 492 (52.28%) Developer
2 172 (18.28%) .NET Developer
3 160 (17.00%) C# Developer
4 93 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 83 (8.82%) Analyst
5 83 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 77 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.91%) Tester
8 64 (6.80%) Azure Engineer
9 61 (6.48%) Azure DevOps
10 54 (5.74%) SQL Developer
11 52 (5.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 44 (4.68%) Angular Developer
13 42 (4.46%) WPF Developer
14 41 (4.36%) Software Developer
15 40 (4.25%) C# WPF Developer
15 40 (4.25%) Test Analyst
16 38 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
17 29 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
18 27 (2.87%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (48.88%) .NET
2 177 (18.81%) CSS
3 174 (18.49%) HTML
4 156 (16.58%) Web Services
5 151 (16.05%) AngularJS
6 143 (15.20%) .NET Framework
7 131 (13.92%) ASP.NET
8 123 (13.07%) JSON
9 122 (12.96%) WCF
10 104 (11.05%) REST
11 103 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 99 (10.52%) jQuery
13 97 (10.31%) WPF
14 85 (9.03%) XML
15 84 (8.93%) .NET Core
16 80 (8.50%) HTML5
17 77 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 76 (8.08%) Entity Framework
19 46 (4.89%) React
20 45 (4.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.46%) User Experience
4 38 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.93%) Derivative
6 34 (3.61%) Hedge funds
7 32 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 31 (3.29%) OTC Derivatives
9 24 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.85%) Clustering
14 8 (0.85%) PKI
15 7 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.74%) Robotics
16 6 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
16 6 (0.64%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.75%) Windows
2 37 (3.93%) Linux
3 21 (2.23%) Android
4 19 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.64%) Unix
8 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.21%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (26.67%) DevOps
3 211 (22.42%) Scrum
4 163 (17.32%) Test Automation
5 150 (15.94%) MVC
6 146 (15.52%) TDD
7 141 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (11.58%) Unit Testing
9 82 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
9 82 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
10 75 (7.97%) BDD
11 71 (7.55%) SOLID
12 70 (7.44%) CRM
12 70 (7.44%) Microservices
13 67 (7.12%) Dependency Injection
14 66 (7.01%) Migration
14 66 (7.01%) Web Development
15 58 (6.16%) Software Engineering
16 57 (6.06%) Waterfall
17 56 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 522 (55.47%) C#
2 379 (40.28%) SQL
3 247 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 156 (16.58%) PowerShell
5 103 (10.95%) T-SQL
6 87 (9.25%) Java
7 62 (6.59%) Python
8 51 (5.42%) TypeScript
9 36 (3.83%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.34%) C++
11 21 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.13%) VB
13 12 (1.28%) XAML
14 11 (1.17%) Ruby
14 11 (1.17%) VB6
14 11 (1.17%) VBA
15 10 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.96%) ES6
17 7 (0.74%) C
18 6 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 48 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 45 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.93%) Degree
5 32 (3.40%) ISEB
6 18 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 7 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.74%) CCNA
10 7 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.64%) MCSE
11 6 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.21%) CCNP
14 2 (0.21%) HP APS
14 2 (0.21%) PhD
14 2 (0.21%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.48%) QA
2 9 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.96%) WCAG
3 6 (0.64%) GDPR
4 5 (0.53%) SLA
5 4 (0.43%) ISO 15022
5 4 (0.43%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.43%) PMO
6 3 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.21%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (6.38%) Docker
2 34 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.64%) vCloud
4 6 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.53%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (5.74%) Ansible
2 43 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (3.93%) HP ALM
4 35 (3.72%) Puppet
5 29 (3.08%) Kubernetes
6 21 (2.23%) Terraform
7 12 (1.28%) SCCM
8 9 (0.96%) Nessus
8 9 (0.96%) Nmap
8 9 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.96%) WSUS
9 8 (0.85%) Control-M
10 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.53%) Salt
13 4 (0.43%) Marathon
14 3 (0.32%) Automic
14 3 (0.32%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 331 (35.18%) Microsoft
2 77 (8.18%) Oracle
3 54 (5.74%) Telerik
4 49 (5.21%) HP
5 27 (2.87%) Cisco
5 27 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.66%) SAP
7 20 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 19 (2.02%) BMC
9 17 (1.81%) Splunk
9 17 (1.81%) Xamarin
10 16 (1.70%) Citrix
10 16 (1.70%) Tableau
11 15 (1.59%) IBM
11 15 (1.59%) Juniper
12 13 (1.38%) OpenLink
12 13 (1.38%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.28%) Murex
13 12 (1.28%) VMware