Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 194 158
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 +38
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1224 1377 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.41% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.86% 8.48% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 946 1083
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £300 £280
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 16
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% -17.82%
10th Percentile £30.50 £37.23 £34.88
90th Percentile £47.20 £47.95 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.30% +12.26% -23.27%

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 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -13 510 £475 +9.45% 45
South East -2 332 £375 -1.32% 35
North of England +28 109 £350 -6.67% 44
South West -24 105 £400 +14.29% 16
East of England +36 89 £363 -17.14% 19
Midlands -53 75 £350 -6.67% 23
North West -11 55 £350 -6.67% 19
Yorkshire +11 45 £365 -8.75% 23
West Midlands -38 45 £375 -3.85% 10
East Midlands -34 30 £335 -9.76% 13
North East +57 9 £361 +11.00% 2
Team Foundation Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 645 (52.70%) .NET
2 595 (48.61%) C#
3 563 (46.00%) SQL Server
4 514 (41.99%) SQL
5 506 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
6 480 (39.22%) Microsoft
7 307 (25.08%) MVC
8 295 (24.10%) Visual Studio
9 289 (23.61%) Windows
10 287 (23.45%) ASP.NET
11 282 (23.04%) JavaScript
12 280 (22.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 274 (22.39%) Finance
14 268 (21.90%) Git (software)
15 216 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
16 213 (17.40%) HTML
17 206 (16.83%) CSS
18 201 (16.42%) Scrum
19 195 (15.93%) .NET Framework
20 192 (15.69%) WCF
20 192 (15.69%) TDD
21 188 (15.36%) PowerShell
22 183 (14.95%) DevOps
23 181 (14.79%) Test Automation
23 181 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
24 173 (14.13%) Web Services
24 173 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
25 165 (13.48%) T-SQL
26 144 (11.76%) jQuery
27 141 (11.52%) 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
1 103 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 62 (5.07%) IIS
3 47 (3.84%) Confluence
4 41 (3.35%) CMS
5 35 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 34 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 34 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.23%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.06%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.90%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.82%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.74%) Apache
14 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.33%) GIMP
5 4 (0.33%) Mingle
5 4 (0.33%) RoboHelp
5 4 (0.33%) Snagit
6 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
4 11 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.74%) Endur
6 7 (0.57%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.25%) Eikon
7 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.16%) Kondor
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 280 (22.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.02%) OpenShift
4 28 (2.29%) PaaS
5 25 (2.04%) IaaS
6 24 (1.96%) GitHub
7 23 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (1.80%) Office 365
9 11 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.82%) SaaS
11 8 (0.65%) npm
12 7 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
16 3 (0.25%) Boomi
17 2 (0.16%) Serverless
18 1 (0.082%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.29%) Internet
2 21 (1.72%) DNS
3 14 (1.14%) Firewall
3 14 (1.14%) PuTTY
3 14 (1.14%) WinSCP
4 12 (0.98%) Skype
5 11 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.82%) NetScaler
7 7 (0.57%) Intranet
7 7 (0.57%) LAN
7 7 (0.57%) LDAP
7 7 (0.57%) SAN
8 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.49%) WAN
9 5 (0.41%) DHCP
10 4 (0.33%) IMAP
10 4 (0.33%) PPP
10 4 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.33%) SMTP
10 4 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 140 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 117 (9.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 72 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 60 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 41 (3.35%) Relational Database
11 34 (2.78%) Power BI
12 30 (2.45%) Oracle Database
13 29 (2.37%) MarkLogic
14 27 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (2.04%) Big Data
15 25 (2.04%) NoSQL
16 23 (1.88%) Hadoop
17 18 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (1.47%) MySQL
17 18 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 295 (24.10%) Visual Studio
2 268 (21.90%) Git (software)
3 121 (9.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 116 (9.48%) TeamCity
5 114 (9.31%) Jenkins
5 114 (9.31%) JIRA
6 76 (6.21%) Selenium
7 70 (5.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 69 (5.64%) NUnit
9 66 (5.39%) MSBuild
10 65 (5.31%) SpecFlow
11 54 (4.41%) Subversion
12 49 (4.00%) Moq
13 43 (3.51%) Cucumber
14 41 (3.35%) Artifactory
14 41 (3.35%) MSTest
15 40 (3.27%) JUnit
16 39 (3.19%) NuGet
17 37 (3.02%) Ant
18 35 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 274 (22.39%) Finance
2 89 (7.27%) Banking
3 34 (2.78%) Back Office
3 34 (2.78%) Retail
4 32 (2.61%) Publishing
5 28 (2.29%) Front Office
6 27 (2.21%) Legal
7 22 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.39%) Law
10 15 (1.23%) Advertising
11 14 (1.14%) Marketing
12 13 (1.06%) Local Government
13 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.65%) Military
17 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.49%) Automotive
17 6 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 650 (53.10%) Developer
2 284 (23.20%) .NET Developer
3 246 (20.10%) C# Developer
4 157 (12.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 133 (10.87%) Analyst
6 127 (10.38%) SQL Developer
7 91 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 86 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 77 (6.29%) Senior Developer
10 70 (5.72%) Test Analyst
11 59 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 56 (4.58%) Consultant
12 56 (4.58%) Tester
13 53 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 52 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
14 52 (4.25%) SSIS Developer
15 45 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 42 (3.43%) Software Developer
16 42 (3.43%) WCF Developer
17 41 (3.35%) C# WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (52.70%) .NET
2 287 (23.45%) ASP.NET
3 213 (17.40%) HTML
4 206 (16.83%) CSS
5 195 (15.93%) .NET Framework
6 192 (15.69%) WCF
7 181 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 173 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 173 (14.13%) Web Services
9 144 (11.76%) jQuery
10 141 (11.52%) Entity Framework
11 127 (10.38%) AngularJS
12 124 (10.13%) XML
13 88 (7.19%) REST
14 81 (6.62%) WPF
15 70 (5.72%) HTML5
16 62 (5.07%) Ajax
17 56 (4.58%) JSON
18 54 (4.41%) RESTful
18 54 (4.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (2.45%) User Experience
4 28 (2.29%) Client/Server
5 27 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.04%) Fintech
8 22 (1.80%) N-Tier
9 21 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.39%) Derivative
12 14 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.06%) W3C
14 10 (0.82%) Clustering
14 10 (0.82%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 289 (23.61%) Windows
2 106 (8.66%) Windows Server
3 93 (7.60%) Linux
4 46 (3.76%) Unix
5 34 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.88%) Solaris
8 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.90%) Android
10 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (25.08%) MVC
3 216 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 201 (16.42%) Scrum
5 192 (15.69%) TDD
6 183 (14.95%) DevOps
7 181 (14.79%) Test Automation
8 132 (10.78%) SDLC
9 111 (9.07%) BDD
9 111 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (7.19%) Migration
11 87 (7.11%) Web Development
12 79 (6.45%) ETL
13 78 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 78 (6.37%) Unit Testing
14 77 (6.29%) Release Management
15 71 (5.80%) SOLID
16 65 (5.31%) Configuration Management
17 64 (5.23%) CRM
17 64 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 595 (48.61%) C#
2 514 (41.99%) SQL
3 282 (23.04%) JavaScript
4 188 (15.36%) PowerShell
5 165 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 129 (10.54%) Java
7 70 (5.72%) Python
8 58 (4.74%) VB.NET
9 44 (3.59%) TypeScript
10 26 (2.12%) F#
11 24 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 24 (1.96%) VB
12 20 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 20 (1.63%) VBA
13 18 (1.47%) VB6
14 16 (1.31%) XQuery
15 15 (1.23%) Ruby
16 13 (1.06%) PHP
17 12 (0.98%) C
17 12 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 94 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.39%) Degree
4 41 (3.35%) ISEB
5 34 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.39%) MCSE
9 14 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.33%) HND
11 4 (0.33%) MCP
11 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.27%) QA
2 12 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.98%) MiFID
3 9 (0.74%) WCAG
4 7 (0.57%) EMIR
4 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.41%) AIFMD
6 4 (0.33%) PMO
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.25%) GAAP
7 3 (0.25%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) WAI
9 1 (0.082%) GDPR
9 1 (0.082%) IFRS
9 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.082%) PSD2
System Software
1 83 (6.78%) Docker
2 53 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.88%) vCloud
3 23 (1.88%) vSphere
4 16 (1.31%) Gluster
5 13 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 12 (0.98%) HDFS
7 8 (0.65%) Brightmail
7 8 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.33%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.25%) XenApp
9 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.16%) GridGain
11 1 (0.082%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (5.07%) Ansible
2 57 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (3.35%) Puppet
4 19 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.98%) Ambari
6 12 (0.98%) Control-M
6 12 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (0.98%) SCOM
7 6 (0.49%) Nagios
8 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.41%) Terraform
9 4 (0.33%) Kibana
10 3 (0.25%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.25%) Grafana
10 3 (0.25%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.16%) Graphite
11 2 (0.16%) WSUS
11 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 480 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.35%) Oracle
3 46 (3.76%) HP
4 44 (3.59%) Red Hat
5 38 (3.10%) Atlassian
6 32 (2.61%) Sitecore
6 32 (2.61%) VMware
7 25 (2.04%) Telerik
8 21 (1.72%) SAP
8 21 (1.72%) Splunk
9 17 (1.39%) IBM
9 17 (1.39%) Tableau
9 17 (1.39%) Workday
10 14 (1.14%) SimCorp
11 13 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.98%) AppDynamics
12 12 (0.98%) Charles River
12 12 (0.98%) webMethods
13 11 (0.90%) Software AG
13 11 (0.90%) Xamarin