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 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 230 184
Rank change year-on-year +46 -46  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 276 207 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.20% 5.51% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 145 190
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3831 3757 3282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.74% 17.33% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2800 2818 2356
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 66 £413 -12.00% 13
Kingston Upon Thames -5 10 £370 -17.77% 1
Brentford - 3 £425 -
Harrow - 1 £425 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £425 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 284 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (49.46%) .NET
3 238 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 237 (42.32%) SQL Server
5 229 (40.89%) SQL
5 229 (40.89%) C#
6 165 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 159 (28.39%) Finance
8 130 (23.21%) TDD
8 130 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (22.68%) Visual Studio
10 126 (22.50%) DevOps
11 123 (21.96%) Scrum
12 120 (21.43%) MVC
13 115 (20.54%) Windows
14 114 (20.36%) PowerShell
15 106 (18.93%) JavaScript
16 103 (18.39%) ASP.NET
17 99 (17.68%) CSS
18 97 (17.32%) Git (software)
19 95 (16.96%) HTML
20 94 (16.79%) Test Automation
21 93 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 85 (15.18%) Web Services
23 82 (14.64%) Jenkins
24 81 (14.46%) T-SQL
25 80 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
25 80 (14.29%) JIRA
26 79 (14.11%) WCF
26 79 (14.11%) jQuery

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 66 (11.79%) SharePoint
2 63 (11.25%) IIS
3 25 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (3.75%) CMS
5 16 (2.86%) Confluence
6 12 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.61%) Apache
9 7 (1.25%) nginx
10 6 (1.07%) EPiServer
10 6 (1.07%) MS Project Server
10 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 53 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.07%) Endur
4 5 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.71%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.71%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.36%) FastStats
7 2 (0.36%) Kondor
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 165 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.07%) PaaS
4 26 (4.64%) IaaS
5 16 (2.86%) OpenShift
6 12 (2.14%) GitHub
7 9 (1.61%) Office 365
8 6 (1.07%) Akamai
8 6 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.07%) SaaS
9 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.54%) Datadog
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.36%) Loggly
11 2 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.39%) HTTP
2 17 (3.04%) Extranet
3 8 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.89%) DNS
4 5 (0.89%) Firewall
4 5 (0.89%) Internet
4 5 (0.89%) LAN
4 5 (0.89%) WAN
5 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.71%) Intranet
5 4 (0.71%) LDAP
5 4 (0.71%) Multicast
5 4 (0.71%) VPN
5 4 (0.71%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.71%) X.509
6 3 (0.54%) DHCP
6 3 (0.54%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.54%) Network Security
6 3 (0.54%) VoIP
6 3 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (42.32%) SQL Server
2 93 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (7.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 24 (4.29%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 22 (3.93%) Redis
9 22 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (3.04%) MySQL
11 14 (2.50%) Big Data
11 14 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.50%) Power BI
12 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 127 (22.68%) Visual Studio
2 97 (17.32%) Git (software)
3 82 (14.64%) Jenkins
4 80 (14.29%) JIRA
5 58 (10.36%) TeamCity
6 42 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (6.79%) Subversion
8 36 (6.43%) MSBuild
9 35 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (5.54%) Selenium
11 29 (5.18%) Maven
12 26 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (3.93%) Cucumber
13 22 (3.93%) Hudson
14 18 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 18 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (3.04%) Artifactory
15 17 (3.04%) NUnit
16 15 (2.68%) JUnit
17 13 (2.32%) gulp
General
1 159 (28.39%) Finance
2 50 (8.93%) Banking
3 25 (4.46%) Front Office
4 16 (2.86%) Retail
5 14 (2.50%) Publishing
6 13 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.96%) Back Office
8 10 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.61%) Law
9 9 (1.61%) Legal
9 9 (1.61%) Marketing
10 6 (1.07%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 318 (56.79%) Developer
2 111 (19.82%) .NET Developer
3 85 (15.18%) C# Developer
4 77 (13.75%) Analyst
5 55 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 47 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 28 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.46%) Consultant
10 25 (4.46%) Java Developer
10 25 (4.46%) Microsoft Developer
11 22 (3.93%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 22 (3.93%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
14 19 (3.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (49.46%) .NET
2 103 (18.39%) ASP.NET
3 99 (17.68%) CSS
4 95 (16.96%) HTML
5 85 (15.18%) Web Services
6 79 (14.11%) jQuery
6 79 (14.11%) WCF
7 69 (12.32%) .NET Framework
7 69 (12.32%) XML
8 63 (11.25%) AngularJS
9 49 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (8.57%) HTML5
11 42 (7.50%) RESTful
12 32 (5.71%) CSS3
13 29 (5.18%) Entity Framework
14 26 (4.64%) WPF
15 24 (4.29%) REST
16 23 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
17 21 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.57%) User Experience
4 19 (3.39%) Credit Risk
5 17 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.32%) Derivative
7 13 (2.32%) Market Risk
7 13 (2.32%) Online Banking
8 12 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.96%) Clustering
10 10 (1.79%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.61%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.43%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.43%) Learning Management System
12 8 (1.43%) Replication
13 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.54%) Windows
2 51 (9.11%) Linux
3 31 (5.54%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.68%) Ubuntu
5 14 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.61%) CentOS
9 8 (1.43%) Unix
10 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.89%) Solaris
11 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.18%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
2 130 (23.21%) TDD
3 126 (22.50%) DevOps
4 123 (21.96%) Scrum
5 120 (21.43%) MVC
6 94 (16.79%) Test Automation
7 80 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (11.25%) BDD
9 62 (11.07%) SDLC
10 57 (10.18%) CRM
11 55 (9.82%) Configuration Management
12 54 (9.64%) Release Management
13 52 (9.29%) Web Development
14 51 (9.11%) Unit Testing
15 47 (8.39%) ETL
16 42 (7.50%) Data Modelling
17 40 (7.14%) Microservices
17 40 (7.14%) Software Engineering
18 38 (6.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 229 (40.89%) C#
1 229 (40.89%) SQL
2 114 (20.36%) PowerShell
3 106 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 81 (14.46%) T-SQL
5 73 (13.04%) Java
6 27 (4.82%) Python
7 23 (4.11%) Perl
8 20 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.68%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.50%) VB
11 11 (1.96%) C
11 11 (1.96%) C++
12 10 (1.79%) VBA
13 8 (1.43%) Ruby
14 7 (1.25%) VB6
15 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.71%) PHP
16 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.14%) Degree
2 14 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.43%) MCITP
5 7 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.25%) ISEB
5 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.89%) CFA
6 5 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.71%) MCSE
7 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.54%) IIBA
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.07%) QA
2 12 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.43%) WCAG
5 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (7.50%) Docker
2 19 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.25%) Gluster
4 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.36%) GridGain
6 2 (0.36%) KVM
6 2 (0.36%) LXC
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Postfix
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (5.89%) Ansible
3 30 (5.36%) Puppet
4 12 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.43%) Nagios
6 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.89%) Dollar Universe
7 5 (0.89%) Graphite
7 5 (0.89%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.71%) Terraform
9 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.54%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.54%) Salt
9 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.36%) Kibana
10 2 (0.36%) Opsview
10 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 238 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.18%) Oracle
3 15 (2.68%) SAP
3 15 (2.68%) Splunk
4 14 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.32%) IBM
5 13 (2.32%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.79%) Serena
7 9 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.25%) Perforce
10 6 (1.07%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.07%) OpenLink
10 6 (1.07%) Remedy
11 5 (0.89%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.89%) HP
11 5 (0.89%) Kofax
11 5 (0.89%) SimCorp
11 5 (0.89%) Telerik
11 5 (0.89%) VMware
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