Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 1 October 2020 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)
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 292 306 264
Rank change year-on-year +14 -42 -25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 70 286 467
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 3.97% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 232 378
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £375 £367 £349
90th Percentile £588 £687 £638
England median daily rate £427 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +73.33% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% -6.90%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,630 7,196 10,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.46% 18.80% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,764 5,121 7,614
Median daily rate £520 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +28.91% -1.54%
10th Percentile £32.75 £20.65 £16.63
90th Percentile £48.00 £83.35 £61.02
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London.

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London.

Hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 1 October 2020. 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
Central London +75 13 £488 +14.37% 8
West London +55 1 £495 -5.71% 2
South London +47 1 - - 1
East London +35 1 £425 -39.29% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (54.29%) C#
3 38 (54.29%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) Azure
5 31 (44.29%) DevOps
6 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 29 (41.43%) .NET
8 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.71%) Finance
11 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
12 16 (22.86%) Workflow
12 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
13 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (20.00%) Docker
15 13 (18.57%) SDLC
15 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
15 13 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
16 12 (17.14%) Windows
16 12 (17.14%) CRM
16 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
16 12 (17.14%) Scrum
16 12 (17.14%) AWS
16 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
17 11 (15.71%) JIRA
17 11 (15.71%) Selenium

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.57%) Acrobat
3 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe XD
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.14%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.43%) MultiFonds
3 1 (1.43%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 33 (47.14%) Azure
2 12 (17.14%) AWS
3 8 (11.43%) GitHub
4 6 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (5.71%) Datadog
5 4 (5.71%) Power Platform
5 4 (5.71%) Slack
6 3 (4.29%) IaaS
6 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.86%) GCP
8 1 (1.43%) npm
8 1 (1.43%) Serverless
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
1 1 (1.43%) VPN
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
1 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.00%) Siebel EIM
5 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.71%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) Power BI
7 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.86%) DTS
8 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
4 11 (15.71%) JIRA
4 11 (15.71%) Selenium
5 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.86%) JUnit
6 8 (11.43%) Artifactory
7 7 (10.00%) NUnit
7 7 (10.00%) SonarQube
7 7 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
9 5 (7.14%) GitLab
9 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 4 (5.71%) Postman
10 4 (5.71%) Subversion
10 4 (5.71%) TestNG
11 3 (4.29%) JMeter
11 3 (4.29%) Moq
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Front Office
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Police
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Siebel Developer
6 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Development Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) .NET
2 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) Web Services
4 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.00%) RESTful
4 7 (10.00%) WPF
5 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.14%) XML
7 4 (5.71%) REST
7 4 (5.71%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 3 (4.29%) JSON
8 3 (4.29%) Kafka
8 3 (4.29%) React
9 2 (2.86%) WF
9 2 (2.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.43%) SCORM
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) DevOps
3 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
3 16 (22.86%) Workflow
4 13 (18.57%) SDLC
5 12 (17.14%) CRM
5 12 (17.14%) Scrum
6 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (10.00%) BDD
8 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.00%) EAI
8 7 (10.00%) TDD
9 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.57%) Case Management
9 6 (8.57%) MVC
9 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.57%) User Stories
9 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.71%) VB
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (7.14%) Java
8 3 (4.29%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.86%) VB6
9 2 (2.86%) XAML
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) ISEB
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCSP
6 1 (1.43%) CISA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CISM
6 1 (1.43%) CISSP
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.43%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.43%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.43%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) FedRAMP
4 1 (1.43%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.43%) NIST
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (15.71%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.71%) Ansible
3 4 (5.71%) Nagios
3 4 (5.71%) Terraform
4 1 (1.43%) Grafana
4 1 (1.43%) Istio
4 1 (1.43%) Kibana
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Adobe
4 7 (10.00%) Siebel
5 6 (8.57%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Splunk
7 4 (5.71%) Databricks
7 4 (5.71%) New Relic
8 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.86%) DevExpress
8 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.86%) Tableau
9 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Maconomy
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (1.43%) Nintex
9 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.43%) SAP
9 1 (1.43%) Sophis