Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 293 240
Rank change year-on-year +46 -53 -46
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 152 351 545
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 4.22% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 288 460
Median daily rate £500 £525 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.50% +1.89%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £336
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £33.50 £55.50 £42.50
90th Percentile £36.50 £56.50 £62.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% -1.16%

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 3,697 8,316 9,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.96% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,568 5,895 7,243
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
Median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -14.77% +3.53% +1.19%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +57 37 £525 +5.00% 2
West London +50 4 £495 -3.41%
South London - 4 £600 - 2
East London +39 1 £550 +47.45%
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 104 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 98 (64.47%) SQL
3 80 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (46.71%) Azure
6 70 (46.05%) C#
7 68 (44.74%) .NET
8 58 (38.16%) DevOps
9 47 (30.92%) Finance
9 47 (30.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (28.95%) T-SQL
11 40 (26.32%) Windows
12 36 (23.68%) Test Automation
13 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
14 33 (21.71%) Scrum
15 32 (21.05%) SDLC
16 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
17 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
18 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
18 27 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (17.11%) Python
19 26 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (17.11%) Selenium
20 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
21 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET
21 24 (15.79%) JIRA
22 23 (15.13%) Oracle
22 23 (15.13%) XML
22 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio Team System

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 16 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.92%) Confluence
2 9 (5.92%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.32%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.32%) SAS
7 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.66%) Mule
8 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.66%) nginx
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.61%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.29%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.66%) Endur
4 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.66%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 71 (46.71%) Azure
2 13 (8.55%) AWS
2 13 (8.55%) GitHub
3 8 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (2.63%) IaaS
4 4 (2.63%) Logic Apps
4 4 (2.63%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.97%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Serverless
6 2 (1.32%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.32%) Datadog
6 2 (1.32%) GCP
6 2 (1.32%) Office 365
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.66%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.66%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) LAN
3 3 (1.97%) Network Security
3 3 (1.97%) SSH
3 3 (1.97%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) FTP
4 2 (1.32%) SAN
4 2 (1.32%) VPN
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.66%) MPLS
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) VLAN
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 47 (30.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (9.21%) Data Lake
7 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.58%) SSDT
9 9 (5.92%) HDInsight
10 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (5.26%) PowerPivot
11 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.61%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.61%) Siebel EIM
12 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (3.29%) DTS
14 4 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (2.63%) OLAP
15 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
3 26 (17.11%) Selenium
4 24 (15.79%) JIRA
5 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.24%) Katalon Studio
8 9 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (5.92%) SpecFlow
9 8 (5.26%) JUnit
10 7 (4.61%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (4.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (3.95%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.95%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.29%) FitNesse
12 5 (3.29%) GitLab
12 5 (3.29%) Postman
12 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.29%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (30.92%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Marketing
4 8 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.61%) Back Office
6 5 (3.29%) Front Office
7 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.63%) Law
8 3 (1.97%) Police
9 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (51.97%) Developer
2 24 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 24 (15.79%) SQL Developer
3 21 (13.82%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.82%) Architect
4 19 (12.50%) Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Tester
7 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Consultant
9 7 (4.61%) Siebel Developer
10 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.95%) C# Application Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.95%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (44.74%) .NET
2 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 23 (15.13%) XML
4 22 (14.47%) HTML
5 18 (11.84%) Web Services
5 18 (11.84%) WPF
6 15 (9.87%) JSON
7 14 (9.21%) REST
7 14 (9.21%) SOAP
7 14 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (7.89%) HTML5
9 9 (5.92%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.92%) CSS
9 9 (5.92%) WCF
10 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (5.26%) jQuery
10 8 (5.26%) XSLT
11 7 (4.61%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) User Experience
1 12 (7.89%) W3C
2 11 (7.24%) SCORM
3 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.29%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.32%) iPad
8 2 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (7.89%) Android
2 12 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.89%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Unix
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.16%) DevOps
3 36 (23.68%) Test Automation
4 33 (21.71%) Scrum
5 32 (21.05%) SDLC
6 27 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (14.47%) Kanban
8 21 (13.82%) CRM
9 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 19 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 17 (11.18%) TDD
12 16 (10.53%) Analytics
12 16 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 15 (9.87%) ETL
13 15 (9.87%) Workflow
14 14 (9.21%) Functional Testing
15 13 (8.55%) BDD
15 13 (8.55%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 98 (64.47%) SQL
2 70 (46.05%) C#
3 44 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
6 26 (17.11%) Python
7 21 (13.82%) Java
8 20 (13.16%) VB.NET
9 15 (9.87%) VB
10 9 (5.92%) R
11 7 (4.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (3.29%) Groovy
12 5 (3.29%) XAML
13 4 (2.63%) Scala
13 4 (2.63%) U-SQL
14 3 (1.97%) PHP
14 3 (1.97%) Ruby
14 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.97%) VB6
14 3 (1.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) ISEB
3 9 (5.92%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.26%) Degree
5 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.66%) CISA
8 1 (0.66%) CISM
8 1 (0.66%) CITP
8 1 (0.66%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.66%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) WCAG
2 10 (6.58%) QA
3 5 (3.29%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.66%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.66%) NIST
5 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.89%) Docker
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Kubernetes
2 11 (7.24%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (4.61%) Terraform
4 5 (3.29%) Ansible
5 4 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.97%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.32%) Grafana
7 2 (1.32%) Kibana
7 2 (1.32%) Nagios
7 2 (1.32%) SCOM
7 2 (1.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.66%) Istio
8 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.66%) Packer
8 1 (0.66%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 80 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.13%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Adobe
3 8 (5.26%) SAP
4 7 (4.61%) Siebel
5 6 (3.95%) Databricks
6 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.29%) Cisco
6 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.29%) VMware
7 4 (2.63%) HP
7 4 (2.63%) NetApp
7 4 (2.63%) Splunk
8 3 (1.97%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.97%) Netezza
8 3 (1.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.97%) Sony
8 3 (1.97%) Telerik
9 2 (1.32%) DevExpress