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 27 June 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 193 198
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 615 662 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.33% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.04% 8.51% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 457 430
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 7654 7779 6772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.70% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5421 4527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.35 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +13.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 +44 272 £450 +1.12% 51
South East -3 150 £386 -3.43% 58
South West +24 76 £385 +10.00% 19
East of England +13 44 £375 -14.28% 13
Yorkshire +19 22 £320 -24.70% 12
East Midlands -21 18 £338 -3.57% 10
North West -15 17 £363 -9.37% 27
West Midlands -20 12 £334 -4.64% 18
North East +61 2 £500 +52.67% 1
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 788 (58.20%) .NET
2 681 (50.30%) C#
3 644 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
4 615 (45.42%) SQL Server
5 550 (40.62%) SQL
6 545 (40.25%) Microsoft
7 357 (26.37%) MVC
8 338 (24.96%) JavaScript
8 338 (24.96%) ASP.NET
9 313 (23.12%) Visual Studio
10 290 (21.42%) Scrum
11 270 (19.94%) Test Automation
12 265 (19.57%) TDD
13 263 (19.42%) CSS
13 263 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 260 (19.20%) Web Services
15 255 (18.83%) Finance
16 249 (18.39%) Windows
17 247 (18.24%) .NET Framework
18 242 (17.87%) HTML
19 229 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
20 220 (16.25%) Git (software)
21 208 (15.36%) jQuery
22 203 (14.99%) DevOps
23 187 (13.81%) WCF
24 178 (13.15%) XML
25 170 (12.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 170 (12.56%) PowerShell
26 168 (12.41%) T-SQL
27 164 (12.11%) Entity Framework

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
1 141 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 129 (9.53%) IIS
3 81 (5.98%) CMS
4 40 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
5 36 (2.66%) Confluence
6 29 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 25 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.03%) nginx
13 13 (0.96%) ColdFusion
14 12 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.81%) Apache
15 11 (0.81%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.66%) NServiceBus
16 9 (0.66%) Railo
17 8 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.074%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 71 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.44%) Endur
6 5 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.30%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.30%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.15%) FastStats
9 2 (0.15%) Kondor
9 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.074%) BPCS
10 1 (0.074%) Maximo
10 1 (0.074%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 263 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.25%) PaaS
4 34 (2.51%) IaaS
5 21 (1.55%) Office 365
6 20 (1.48%) OpenShift
7 14 (1.03%) GitHub
8 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.74%) SaaS
9 9 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.52%) Akamai
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.22%) Datadog
12 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.22%) Slack
12 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.92%) HTTP
1 26 (1.92%) Internet
2 23 (1.70%) PuTTY
2 23 (1.70%) WinSCP
3 17 (1.26%) Extranet
4 14 (1.03%) SAN
5 12 (0.89%) DNS
5 12 (0.89%) NAS
5 12 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.66%) LAN
6 9 (0.66%) VPN
7 8 (0.59%) Firewall
8 7 (0.52%) LDAP
9 6 (0.44%) Network Security
10 5 (0.37%) WAN
11 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.30%) Intranet
11 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.30%) SMTP
11 4 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (45.42%) SQL Server
2 170 (12.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 131 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 117 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 77 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 71 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 55 (4.06%) Relational Database
10 53 (3.91%) Oracle Database
11 47 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 40 (2.95%) NoSQL
13 36 (2.66%) MongoDB
14 35 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (2.44%) MySQL
16 32 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (2.14%) Power BI
18 27 (1.99%) Big Data
18 27 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
19 24 (1.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 313 (23.12%) Visual Studio
2 220 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 141 (10.41%) Jenkins
4 130 (9.60%) JIRA
5 102 (7.53%) TeamCity
6 93 (6.87%) Selenium
7 72 (5.32%) MSBuild
8 66 (4.87%) SpecFlow
9 59 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 57 (4.21%) Subversion
11 54 (3.99%) NUnit
12 52 (3.84%) Maven
13 45 (3.32%) HP UFT
14 41 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 41 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (2.81%) Hudson
16 36 (2.66%) MSTest
17 34 (2.51%) Cucumber
18 33 (2.44%) Moq
19 29 (2.14%) Ant
General
1 255 (18.83%) Finance
2 65 (4.80%) Banking
3 25 (1.85%) Legal
4 24 (1.77%) Front Office
4 24 (1.77%) Retail
5 23 (1.70%) Publishing
6 21 (1.55%) Marketing
7 18 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.18%) Back Office
9 14 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.96%) Advertising
11 12 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.66%) Electronics
13 9 (0.66%) Law
14 4 (0.30%) Games
14 4 (0.30%) Military
15 3 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 773 (57.09%) Developer
2 351 (25.92%) .NET Developer
3 219 (16.17%) C# Developer
4 157 (11.60%) Analyst
5 147 (10.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 114 (8.42%) SQL Developer
7 81 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 72 (5.32%) Tester
9 69 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 65 (4.80%) Consultant
11 63 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 60 (4.43%) Software Developer
13 45 (3.32%) Senior Developer
14 44 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 44 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (2.88%) Java Developer
16 38 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 38 (2.81%) WPF Developer
17 35 (2.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (2.58%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (58.20%) .NET
2 338 (24.96%) ASP.NET
3 263 (19.42%) CSS
4 260 (19.20%) Web Services
5 247 (18.24%) .NET Framework
6 242 (17.87%) HTML
7 208 (15.36%) jQuery
8 187 (13.81%) WCF
9 178 (13.15%) XML
10 164 (12.11%) Entity Framework
11 154 (11.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 148 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 131 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 118 (8.71%) HTML5
15 98 (7.24%) WPF
16 94 (6.94%) LINQ
17 91 (6.72%) RESTful
18 78 (5.76%) REST
19 74 (5.47%) JSON
20 61 (4.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (4.28%) Algorithms
4 46 (3.40%) User Experience
5 38 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.77%) W3C
9 21 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 18 (1.33%) Clustering
11 18 (1.33%) Replication
12 14 (1.03%) Derivative
12 14 (1.03%) Online Banking
13 13 (0.96%) Market Risk
13 13 (0.96%) NHS
14 12 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 249 (18.39%) Windows
2 119 (8.79%) Linux
3 92 (6.79%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.44%) Unix
7 22 (1.62%) CentOS
8 20 (1.48%) Solaris
8 20 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.03%) Android
11 13 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.37%) Debian
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (26.37%) MVC
3 290 (21.42%) Scrum
4 270 (19.94%) Test Automation
5 265 (19.57%) TDD
6 229 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (14.99%) DevOps
8 150 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (10.56%) BDD
10 119 (8.79%) Web Development
11 117 (8.64%) SDLC
12 114 (8.42%) Unit Testing
13 99 (7.31%) Migration
14 96 (7.09%) ETL
15 89 (6.57%) CRM
16 88 (6.50%) Release Management
17 86 (6.35%) Software Engineering
18 84 (6.20%) Data Modelling
19 74 (5.47%) Data Management
20 71 (5.24%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 681 (50.30%) C#
2 550 (40.62%) SQL
3 338 (24.96%) JavaScript
4 170 (12.56%) PowerShell
5 168 (12.41%) T-SQL
6 152 (11.23%) Java
7 52 (3.84%) VB.NET
8 51 (3.77%) Python
9 49 (3.62%) TypeScript
10 35 (2.58%) F#
10 35 (2.58%) VB
11 24 (1.77%) C
11 24 (1.77%) Perl
12 22 (1.62%) Ruby
13 20 (1.48%) C++
14 16 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.89%) VBA
16 12 (0.89%) VBScript
17 11 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 125 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 88 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 62 (4.58%) Degree
4 55 (4.06%) ISTQB
5 49 (3.62%) ISEB
6 27 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.74%) MCITP
9 10 (0.74%) MCSE
10 8 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (0.52%) CLAS
12 5 (0.37%) CFA
12 5 (0.37%) CISSP
12 5 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.13%) QA
2 19 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.59%) WCAG
5 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.22%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) GCP
9 1 (0.074%) IFRS
9 1 (0.074%) MiFID
9 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (4.14%) Docker
2 36 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.40%) vSphere
4 16 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (0.81%) Veritas File System
6 10 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.52%) Gluster
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.22%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) GridGain
12 2 (0.15%) HDFS
12 2 (0.15%) LXC
12 2 (0.15%) XenServer
13 1 (0.074%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.074%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (3.47%) Puppet
3 46 (3.40%) Ansible
4 19 (1.40%) vRealize
5 18 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.96%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.66%) Terraform
9 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (0.59%) Nagios
10 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.37%) Dollar Universe
11 5 (0.37%) Graphite
12 4 (0.30%) Salt
12 4 (0.30%) SCCM
13 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.22%) WSUS
13 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 545 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 142 (10.49%) Oracle
3 59 (4.36%) HP
4 56 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 41 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 37 (2.73%) VMware
7 27 (1.99%) SAP
8 25 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 24 (1.77%) Telerik
10 18 (1.33%) IBM
11 16 (1.18%) Serena
12 15 (1.11%) Apple
12 15 (1.11%) Splunk
13 14 (1.03%) Remedy
14 13 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.89%) Xamarin
16 11 (0.81%) Infragistics
16 11 (0.81%) Sun
16 11 (0.81%) Symantec
16 11 (0.81%) Veritas
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: £market
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £410 per day + SC Clearance granted
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £235 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago