Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 214 196
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 -32
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1,146 1,212 1,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.73% 6.93% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 909 931
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 12
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +3.61%
10th Percentile £30.00 £30.50 £37.23
90th Percentile £53.11 £47.20 £47.95
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% -2.30% +8.75%

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 20,013 17,487 16,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.19% 18.75% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,849 12,257 10,846
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £603 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 270 231
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.41 £28.98 £26.15
90th Percentile £55.20 £58.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -29 438 £475 - 126
South East -33 281 £420 +12.00% 75
South West +3 148 £425 +6.25% 46
Midlands +23 117 £425 +21.43% 62
North of England -13 109 £375 +7.14% 99
West Midlands +21 88 £433 +15.33% 36
Yorkshire +23 77 £350 -4.11% 44
East of England -38 50 £413 +13.79% 43
East Midlands +5 29 £390 +16.42% 26
North West -43 27 £409 +16.79% 50
North East -9 5 £445 +23.35% 5
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 635 (55.41%) C#
2 571 (49.83%) .NET
3 533 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (46.42%) SQL Server
5 503 (43.89%) SQL
6 433 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 314 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 306 (26.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 290 (25.31%) Visual Studio
10 287 (25.04%) Scrum
11 274 (23.91%) Git (software)
12 267 (23.30%) Test Automation
13 257 (22.43%) Finance
14 221 (19.28%) ASP.NET
15 220 (19.20%) MVC
16 218 (19.02%) Visual Studio Team System
16 218 (19.02%) DevOps
17 210 (18.32%) TDD
18 208 (18.15%) CSS
19 206 (17.98%) T-SQL
20 196 (17.10%) HTML
20 196 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
21 181 (15.79%) Windows
22 180 (15.71%) .NET Framework
23 179 (15.62%) PowerShell
24 169 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
25 165 (14.40%) jQuery
26 152 (13.26%) AngularJS
27 146 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 139 (12.13%) WCF

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 78 (6.81%) IIS
2 72 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (2.88%) CMS
5 26 (2.27%) Confluence
6 22 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (1.66%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.79%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.61%) SAS
11 5 (0.44%) Apache
11 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.35%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.26%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 43 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.26%) Mingle
9 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 76 (6.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.61%) Endur
3 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.44%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.26%) Eikon
4 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.17%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.17%) Sonata
5 2 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.17%) Workfront
6 1 (0.087%) BASE24
6 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.087%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 306 (26.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (4.54%) GitHub
4 50 (4.36%) PaaS
5 48 (4.19%) Dynamics 365
5 48 (4.19%) IaaS
6 40 (3.49%) SaaS
7 34 (2.97%) Serverless
8 28 (2.44%) Office 365
9 22 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.40%) Azure Functions
12 12 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.70%) BrowserStack
14 8 (0.70%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.52%) Trello
17 5 (0.44%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.14%) Internet
2 29 (2.53%) DNS
3 16 (1.40%) Firewall
4 13 (1.13%) HTTP
5 12 (1.05%) VPN
6 11 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.87%) IMAP
7 10 (0.87%) SMTP
7 10 (0.87%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.61%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.61%) SSL
9 6 (0.52%) RTP
9 6 (0.52%) VLAN
10 5 (0.44%) LAN
10 5 (0.44%) SAN
10 5 (0.44%) VoIP
11 4 (0.35%) DHCP
11 4 (0.35%) Intranet
11 4 (0.35%) PBX
11 4 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (46.42%) SQL Server
2 146 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 49 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 39 (3.40%) Power BI
11 23 (2.01%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.01%) MySQL
12 20 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 20 (1.75%) GIS
12 20 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.31%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 290 (25.31%) Visual Studio
2 274 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 218 (19.02%) Visual Studio Team System
4 131 (11.43%) Selenium
5 129 (11.26%) Jenkins
5 129 (11.26%) JIRA
6 88 (7.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 72 (6.28%) SpecFlow
8 55 (4.80%) NUnit
9 52 (4.54%) TeamCity
10 46 (4.01%) Subversion
11 37 (3.23%) Cucumber
12 29 (2.53%) MSTest
13 26 (2.27%) FitNesse
14 23 (2.01%) WebDriver
15 22 (1.92%) HP UFT
15 22 (1.92%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 18 (1.57%) JUnit
17 17 (1.48%) MSBuild
18 16 (1.40%) JMeter
General
1 257 (22.43%) Finance
2 39 (3.40%) Banking
3 38 (3.32%) Retail
4 33 (2.88%) Marketing
5 20 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.40%) Advertising
6 16 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.22%) Back Office
7 14 (1.22%) Front Office
8 12 (1.05%) Electronics
8 12 (1.05%) Law
9 11 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.61%) Legal
11 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.44%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Billing
14 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 637 (55.58%) Developer
2 207 (18.06%) C# Developer
3 205 (17.89%) .NET Developer
4 110 (9.60%) Analyst
5 98 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (8.20%) SQL Developer
7 83 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 65 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 62 (5.41%) Tester
10 60 (5.24%) Test Analyst
11 53 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
12 47 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.66%) Applications Developer
14 35 (3.05%) CRM Developer
15 34 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (2.97%) Azure DevOps
15 34 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 33 (2.88%) Azure Engineer
17 32 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 30 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (49.83%) .NET
2 221 (19.28%) ASP.NET
3 208 (18.15%) CSS
4 196 (17.10%) HTML
5 180 (15.71%) .NET Framework
6 169 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 165 (14.40%) jQuery
8 152 (13.26%) AngularJS
9 139 (12.13%) WCF
10 132 (11.52%) Web Services
11 116 (10.12%) XML
12 114 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 102 (8.90%) Entity Framework
14 96 (8.38%) HTML5
15 91 (7.94%) JSON
16 75 (6.54%) REST
17 68 (5.93%) CSS3
18 60 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 59 (5.15%) WPF
20 52 (4.54%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.69%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.67%) User Experience
4 44 (3.84%) Fintech
5 39 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 37 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.88%) Public Cloud
8 28 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.13%) Derivative
13 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.87%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.79%) Clustering
15 9 (0.79%) iPhone
15 9 (0.79%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.79%) PKI
15 9 (0.79%) SWIFT
16 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.79%) Windows
2 65 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 41 (3.58%) Linux
4 29 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (2.09%) Android
6 21 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.44%) Unix
9 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.35%) VMS
10 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.26%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (25.04%) Scrum
3 267 (23.30%) Test Automation
4 220 (19.20%) MVC
5 218 (19.02%) DevOps
6 210 (18.32%) TDD
7 196 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (11.52%) BDD
9 107 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
11 101 (8.81%) SDLC
12 99 (8.64%) OO
13 88 (7.68%) ETL
14 86 (7.50%) Unit Testing
15 83 (7.24%) CRM
16 81 (7.07%) Microservices
17 78 (6.81%) Kanban
18 72 (6.28%) Web Development
19 67 (5.85%) Deployment Automation
19 67 (5.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 635 (55.41%) C#
2 503 (43.89%) SQL
3 314 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 206 (17.98%) T-SQL
5 179 (15.62%) PowerShell
6 72 (6.28%) Java
7 62 (5.41%) Python
8 25 (2.18%) VB
9 21 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 20 (1.75%) C++
10 20 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 18 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.40%) C
12 16 (1.40%) VBA
13 15 (1.31%) Apple Swift
13 15 (1.31%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.05%) PHP
15 12 (1.05%) Ruby
16 10 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (5.85%) Degree
2 65 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.14%) ISTQB
5 22 (1.92%) ISEB
6 21 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (1.31%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.96%) MCSE
11 9 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.44%) MCSA
14 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.26%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.26%) JNCIP
15 3 (0.26%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.20%) QA
2 11 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.70%) PMO
4 6 (0.52%) GDPR
5 5 (0.44%) SEPA
6 3 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) RMADS
7 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 77 (6.72%) Docker
2 32 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (2.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.44%) vCloud
7 4 (0.35%) KVM
7 4 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.26%) vSphere
8 3 (0.26%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (4.54%) Ansible
2 48 (4.19%) Kubernetes
3 37 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.97%) Puppet
5 26 (2.27%) Terraform
6 17 (1.48%) WSUS
7 14 (1.22%) HP ALM
8 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (0.96%) SCOM
9 9 (0.79%) HockeyApp
9 9 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.79%) Salt
10 7 (0.61%) SCCM
11 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 433 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.58%) Oracle
3 26 (2.27%) SAP
4 23 (2.01%) HP
5 20 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.66%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.40%) Nintex
8 14 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 14 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.22%) Tableau
9 13 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 12 (1.05%) Apple
10 12 (1.05%) Bloomberg
10 12 (1.05%) Telerik
11 11 (0.96%) Twitter
11 11 (0.96%) VMware
12 10 (0.87%) Citrix
12 10 (0.87%) Informatica
12 10 (0.87%) Infragistics
13 8 (0.70%) Sony