Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 231 210
Rank change year-on-year -54 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 679 1,158 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 1.23% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 5.80% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 852 919
England median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £307
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 23
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -1.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £30.00 £30.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.11 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -3.41%

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 13,324 19,956 17,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.39% 21.23% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,888 13,813 12,134
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 208 272
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.50 £25.41 £29.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £55.30 £58.44
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -29 292 £463 -2.63% 92
South East -53 144 £450 +7.78% 52
North of England +2 75 £375 - 59
Midlands 0 73 £350 -17.65% 60
South West -73 57 £450 +5.88% 45
West Midlands -10 42 £360 -15.29% 33
East of England +27 35 £450 +9.09% 28
Yorkshire -23 34 £363 +3.57% 30
North West +32 32 £375 -9.09% 25
East Midlands +18 30 £350 -9.97% 27
North East +22 9 £350 -21.35% 4
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 354 (52.14%) C#
2 349 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (48.75%) .NET
4 288 (42.42%) SQL
5 255 (37.56%) Microsoft
6 247 (36.38%) Azure
7 244 (35.94%) SQL Server
8 192 (28.28%) Git (software)
9 191 (28.13%) DevOps
10 169 (24.89%) JavaScript
10 169 (24.89%) Scrum
11 153 (22.53%) Visual Studio
11 153 (22.53%) Test Automation
12 151 (22.24%) MVC
13 133 (19.59%) HTML
14 128 (18.85%) TDD
15 127 (18.70%) ASP.NET
15 127 (18.70%) Finance
16 122 (17.97%) CSS
17 108 (15.91%) PowerShell
18 107 (15.76%) Visual Studio Team System
19 101 (14.87%) JIRA
20 95 (13.99%) Jenkins
21 91 (13.40%) Web Services
21 91 (13.40%) T-SQL
22 86 (12.67%) jQuery
22 86 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web API
22 86 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
23 85 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
24 83 (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 51 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.68%) IIS
3 20 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.50%) Confluence
5 9 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.74%) Apache
7 5 (0.74%) CMS
8 4 (0.59%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.44%) JBoss
9 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 247 (36.38%) Azure
2 71 (10.46%) AWS
3 47 (6.92%) GitHub
4 27 (3.98%) PaaS
5 21 (3.09%) Serverless
6 20 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (2.80%) IaaS
8 16 (2.36%) Power Platform
9 15 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.91%) Office 365
11 10 (1.47%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.33%) SaaS
13 7 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (1.03%) Azure Stack
14 6 (0.88%) npm
14 6 (0.88%) Yammer
15 5 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
16 4 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.03%) Internet
1 7 (1.03%) VPN
2 6 (0.88%) Firewall
3 5 (0.74%) DNS
4 4 (0.59%) Intranet
4 4 (0.59%) IPsec
4 4 (0.59%) Junos
4 4 (0.59%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.59%) WAN
5 3 (0.44%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.44%) VoIP
5 3 (0.44%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 83 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (10.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (3.39%) Big Data
7 21 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (2.36%) Power BI
10 16 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.06%) Data Lake
11 14 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.77%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.47%) MySQL
14 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.03%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 192 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 153 (22.53%) Visual Studio
3 107 (15.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 101 (14.87%) JIRA
5 95 (13.99%) Jenkins
6 63 (9.28%) Selenium
7 37 (5.45%) TeamCity
8 36 (5.30%) MSTest
9 35 (5.15%) SpecFlow
10 34 (5.01%) Moq
11 22 (3.24%) Cucumber
12 21 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (3.09%) Subversion
13 20 (2.95%) SoapUI
14 19 (2.80%) FitNesse
14 19 (2.80%) WebDriver
15 17 (2.50%) Bitbucket
16 14 (2.06%) MSBuild
16 14 (2.06%) NUnit
17 13 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 127 (18.70%) Finance
2 29 (4.27%) Retail
3 27 (3.98%) Law
4 26 (3.83%) Public Sector
5 24 (3.53%) Banking
6 15 (2.21%) Police
6 15 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.06%) Back Office
8 13 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.91%) Marketing
9 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.33%) Front Office
11 8 (1.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) French Language
12 2 (0.29%) Games
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 328 (48.31%) Developer
2 140 (20.62%) .NET Developer
3 93 (13.70%) C# Developer
4 75 (11.05%) Analyst
4 75 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (7.07%) Tester
7 47 (6.92%) Azure Engineer
8 45 (6.63%) Software Developer
9 42 (6.19%) Azure DevOps
9 42 (6.19%) SQL Developer
10 41 (6.04%) Senior Developer
11 38 (5.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 32 (4.71%) Business Analyst
13 26 (3.83%) VB.NET Developer
14 24 (3.53%) Azure Developer
14 24 (3.53%) Test Analyst
15 20 (2.95%) Automation Tester
16 19 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
17 17 (2.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (48.75%) .NET
2 133 (19.59%) HTML
3 127 (18.70%) ASP.NET
4 122 (17.97%) CSS
5 91 (13.40%) Web Services
6 86 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 86 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 86 (12.67%) jQuery
7 81 (11.93%) .NET Framework
8 70 (10.31%) AngularJS
9 67 (9.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 58 (8.54%) WCF
11 51 (7.51%) XML
12 50 (7.36%) JSON
13 44 (6.48%) React
14 41 (6.04%) Entity Framework
14 41 (6.04%) REST
15 38 (5.60%) HTML5
16 36 (5.30%) .NET Core
17 32 (4.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.01%) Public Cloud
3 28 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.65%) User Experience
5 18 (2.65%) W3C
6 11 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.74%) PKI
11 5 (0.74%) Wiki
12 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.59%) NHS
13 3 (0.44%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.34%) Windows
2 41 (6.04%) Linux
3 34 (5.01%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.03%) Android
7 7 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.88%) VMS
9 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Unix
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (28.13%) DevOps
3 169 (24.89%) Scrum
4 153 (22.53%) Test Automation
5 151 (22.24%) MVC
6 128 (18.85%) TDD
7 85 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (10.01%) BDD
9 56 (8.25%) Kanban
10 52 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (7.22%) Unit Testing
13 47 (6.92%) Front End Development
14 46 (6.77%) User Stories
15 45 (6.63%) OO
16 41 (6.04%) Web Development
17 39 (5.74%) CRM
17 39 (5.74%) Migration
18 38 (5.60%) ETL
19 37 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 354 (52.14%) C#
2 288 (42.42%) SQL
3 169 (24.89%) JavaScript
4 108 (15.91%) PowerShell
5 91 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 54 (7.95%) Java
7 40 (5.89%) VB.NET
8 38 (5.60%) Python
9 20 (2.95%) VB
10 19 (2.80%) C
10 19 (2.80%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.21%) VB6
12 14 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.77%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.47%) R
14 10 (1.47%) VBA
15 9 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.33%) C++
15 9 (1.33%) ES6
16 7 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 47 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.01%) Degree
4 29 (4.27%) ISTQB
5 28 (4.12%) ISEB
6 8 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.59%) CBAP
8 4 (0.59%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.29%) MCP
10 2 (0.29%) MCPD
10 2 (0.29%) MCTS
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
10 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.77%) QA
2 31 (4.57%) WCAG
3 6 (0.88%) GDPR
4 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) NIST
7 1 (0.15%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 46 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.48%) Docker
3 26 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.74%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 5 (0.74%) vSphere
7 4 (0.59%) GridGain
8 3 (0.44%) LXC
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (8.39%) Ansible
2 32 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (4.12%) Puppet
4 21 (3.09%) Terraform
5 20 (2.95%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.36%) HP ALM
6 16 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.47%) SCCM
8 7 (1.03%) MIIS
9 6 (0.88%) WSUS
10 5 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.74%) SCOM
10 5 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.59%) Nessus
11 4 (0.59%) Nmap
11 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.15%) Consul
13 1 (0.15%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 255 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.77%) Oracle
3 38 (5.60%) HP
4 31 (4.57%) VMware
5 28 (4.12%) SAP
6 22 (3.24%) Cisco
7 16 (2.36%) Citrix
8 13 (1.91%) Telerik
9 10 (1.47%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.33%) Tableau
11 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.18%) Splunk
12 7 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.88%) Black Duck
14 5 (0.74%) BMC
14 5 (0.74%) Juniper
14 5 (0.74%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.59%) Dell