Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 219 209
Rank change year-on-year -45 -10 +30
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 451 482 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 6.41% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 347 388
London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.34%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £34.65 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.97% - -
England median hourly rate £43.13 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% +13.33% -31.82%

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 9,209 7,515 6,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.82% 17.94% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,046 5,416 5,045
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 23
London median hourly rate £38.65 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +25.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21.65 £25.28 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.87 £70.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in London

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London.

Contractor 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 19 January 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
Central London -23 129 £475 +13.77% 35
South London -23 22 £365 -4.58% 3
West London -36 9 £425 +3.66% 21
East London +1 8 £500 +36.43% 7
North London -4 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 226 (50.11%) C#
2 223 (49.45%) .NET
3 212 (47.01%) SQL Server
4 207 (45.90%) SQL
5 186 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (35.03%) Git (software)
6 158 (35.03%) Microsoft
7 152 (33.70%) Windows
8 150 (33.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 137 (30.38%) Finance
10 121 (26.83%) MVC
11 113 (25.06%) ASP.NET
12 112 (24.83%) DevOps
13 111 (24.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 107 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
15 104 (23.06%) PowerShell
15 104 (23.06%) Visual Studio
16 97 (21.51%) TeamCity
17 91 (20.18%) Scrum
18 88 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (18.40%) TDD
19 83 (18.40%) JavaScript
20 79 (17.52%) Test Automation
21 77 (17.07%) T-SQL
22 71 (15.74%) WCF
23 66 (14.63%) Banking
24 65 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
25 61 (13.53%) .NET Framework
26 59 (13.08%) BDD
27 58 (12.86%) Jenkins

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 28 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.76%) Confluence
3 21 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (4.66%) OpenStack
4 18 (3.99%) IIS
5 13 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.55%) CMS
7 6 (1.33%) Apache
7 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.89%) Mingle
6 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.44%) GIMP
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.66%) SimCorp Dimension
3 7 (1.55%) Endur
4 6 (1.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.44%) Eikon
5 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) HFM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 150 (33.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.22%) GitHub
4 9 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.11%) IaaS
7 4 (0.89%) npm
7 4 (0.89%) Office 365
7 4 (0.89%) PaaS
7 4 (0.89%) SaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.77%) Firewall
3 7 (1.55%) DNS
4 5 (1.11%) PPP
5 4 (0.89%) DHCP
5 4 (0.89%) SSL
6 3 (0.67%) LAN
6 3 (0.67%) WAN
7 2 (0.44%) Skype
7 2 (0.44%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) Internet
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (47.01%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (3.99%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (3.77%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (2.22%) MarkLogic
12 10 (2.22%) MySQL
13 9 (2.00%) Big Data
13 9 (2.00%) OLAP
14 8 (1.77%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (1.77%) Power BI
14 8 (1.77%) QlikView
15 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 158 (35.03%) Git (software)
2 111 (24.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 104 (23.06%) Visual Studio
4 97 (21.51%) TeamCity
5 58 (12.86%) Jenkins
6 44 (9.76%) JIRA
7 43 (9.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 37 (8.20%) Selenium
9 34 (7.54%) MSTest
10 27 (5.99%) MSBuild
11 26 (5.76%) Cucumber
11 26 (5.76%) NUnit
11 26 (5.76%) SpecFlow
12 19 (4.21%) NuGet
13 18 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (3.77%) Moq
15 15 (3.33%) Subversion
16 13 (2.88%) WebDriver
17 12 (2.66%) Artifactory
17 12 (2.66%) JUnit
General
1 137 (30.38%) Finance
2 66 (14.63%) Banking
3 19 (4.21%) Retail
4 17 (3.77%) Back Office
5 15 (3.33%) Front Office
6 12 (2.66%) Publishing
7 9 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.00%) Law
8 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 239 (52.99%) Developer
2 115 (25.50%) C# Developer
3 110 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 73 (16.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (15.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (9.31%) Analyst
6 42 (9.31%) SQL Developer
7 41 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
8 39 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 35 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (7.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (6.65%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.65%) Test Analyst
11 25 (5.54%) Software Developer
12 23 (5.10%) PowerShell Engineer
13 22 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
14 21 (4.66%) VB.NET Developer
15 20 (4.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 20 (4.43%) Senior C# Developer
16 19 (4.21%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (49.45%) .NET
2 113 (25.06%) ASP.NET
3 88 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (15.74%) WCF
5 61 (13.53%) .NET Framework
6 56 (12.42%) jQuery
7 55 (12.20%) Web Services
8 54 (11.97%) HTML
9 53 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 50 (11.09%) AngularJS
11 49 (10.86%) Entity Framework
12 45 (9.98%) CSS
13 43 (9.53%) XML
14 35 (7.76%) WPF
15 28 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (5.76%) REST
17 24 (5.32%) WinForms
18 23 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (4.88%) ASP.NET Core
19 22 (4.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.32%) Fintech
3 18 (3.99%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.55%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.00%) User Experience
7 8 (1.77%) Derivative
7 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.33%) Equities
8 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.33%) W3C
9 5 (1.11%) Clustering
9 5 (1.11%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.89%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 152 (33.70%) Windows
2 44 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.66%) Linux
4 11 (2.44%) Unix
5 5 (1.11%) Android
5 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.11%) Solaris
6 4 (0.89%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (26.83%) MVC
3 112 (24.83%) DevOps
4 107 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (20.18%) Scrum
6 83 (18.40%) TDD
7 79 (17.52%) Test Automation
8 59 (13.08%) BDD
9 40 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (7.98%) ETL
11 33 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (6.21%) Service Delivery
14 27 (5.99%) Microservices
15 26 (5.76%) OO
15 26 (5.76%) Test Scripting
16 24 (5.32%) SDLC
16 24 (5.32%) Unit Testing
17 23 (5.10%) CRM
17 23 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (50.11%) C#
2 207 (45.90%) SQL
3 104 (23.06%) PowerShell
4 83 (18.40%) JavaScript
5 77 (17.07%) T-SQL
6 41 (9.09%) Java
7 33 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 29 (6.43%) Python
9 17 (3.77%) VB
10 15 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.88%) Ruby
12 12 (2.66%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.44%) VBA
14 10 (2.22%) F#
14 10 (2.22%) VB6
15 9 (2.00%) C++
16 7 (1.55%) PHP
16 7 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.33%) C
18 5 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (5.10%) Degree
2 14 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.55%) ISEB
4 7 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.89%) MCP
6 4 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.67%) MCPD
7 3 (0.67%) MCSD
7 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) MCAD
8 2 (0.44%) MCTS
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.76%) QA
2 12 (2.66%) MiFID
3 7 (1.55%) EMIR
3 7 (1.55%) WCAG
4 6 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.11%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.67%) GAAP
7 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.44%) SLA
8 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (7.54%) Docker
2 27 (5.99%) vCloud
3 14 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) Gluster
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (7.32%) Ansible
3 12 (2.66%) Puppet
4 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.89%) Kibana
6 4 (0.89%) Nagios
7 3 (0.67%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.67%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.44%) Grafana
8 2 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.22%) Marathon
9 1 (0.22%) Mesos
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 158 (35.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.32%) Atlassian
3 15 (3.33%) Oracle
4 14 (3.10%) Splunk
5 12 (2.66%) SimCorp
6 11 (2.44%) Charles River
7 8 (1.77%) SAP
7 8 (1.77%) Tableau
8 7 (1.55%) OpenLink
9 6 (1.33%) Black Duck
9 6 (1.33%) HP
9 6 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.11%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.11%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.89%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.89%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.89%) Reuters
11 4 (0.89%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.89%) VMware