Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 271 259
Rank change year-on-year +40 -12 -34
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 301 433 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 0.99% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.61% 4.38% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 335 416
London median daily rate £450 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £356 £391 £343
90th Percentile £625 £675 £625
England median daily rate £429 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.69% +5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.64% +138.12%
England median hourly rate £26.75 £35.61 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.89% -20.86% +5.88%

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 5,365 9,893 9,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.92% 22.64% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,810 7,283 6,971
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £355
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.40% +5.16% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 19
London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.50 £41.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.62% -14.28% -11.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.08 £33.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.63 £70.13
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.17% -5.00% +9.76%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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 +7 67 £440 -7.37% 17
East London +58 12 £600 +11.32% 7
West London +30 4 £363 -9.38% 7
South London +26 2 £600 +43.28%
North London +18 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 172 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (52.16%) SQL Server
3 148 (49.17%) C#
4 147 (48.84%) .NET
5 143 (47.51%) Microsoft
6 126 (41.86%) SQL
7 103 (34.22%) Azure
8 100 (33.22%) Scrum
9 97 (32.23%) JavaScript
9 97 (32.23%) Visual Studio
10 83 (27.57%) Git (software)
11 80 (26.58%) TDD
12 79 (26.25%) Finance
12 79 (26.25%) DevOps
13 77 (25.58%) ASP.NET
13 77 (25.58%) HTML
14 70 (23.26%) MVC
15 66 (21.93%) CSS
16 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (19.93%) Windows
18 57 (18.94%) jQuery
18 57 (18.94%) Jenkins
19 53 (17.61%) Kanban
20 52 (17.28%) Visual Studio Team System
20 52 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 46 (15.28%) PowerShell
22 46 (15.28%) Test Automation
23 45 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 45 (14.95%) Front End Development

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 17 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.65%) IIS
3 7 (2.33%) Apache
3 7 (2.33%) Confluence
4 6 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.99%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Project
1 12 (3.99%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) FastStats
3 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 103 (34.22%) Azure
2 32 (10.63%) GitHub
3 23 (7.64%) AWS
4 13 (4.32%) IaaS
5 12 (3.99%) PaaS
6 11 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.66%) Office 365
7 8 (2.66%) Serverless
8 7 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 7 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.99%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Flow
10 4 (1.33%) SaaS
10 4 (1.33%) Yammer
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.66%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.66%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) Firewall
1 6 (1.99%) HTTP
1 6 (1.99%) VPN
2 5 (1.66%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.66%) LAN
2 5 (1.66%) Network Security
3 3 (1.00%) DHCP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) SAN
3 3 (1.00%) SSL
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.00%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.66%) MPLS
4 2 (0.66%) VLAN
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (52.16%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (6.64%) Big Data
6 17 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.98%) Data Lake
8 14 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.33%) DTS
12 6 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.66%) Apache Ignite
13 5 (1.66%) Power BI
13 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.66%) SSDT
14 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (32.23%) Visual Studio
2 83 (27.57%) Git (software)
3 57 (18.94%) Jenkins
4 52 (17.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 40 (13.29%) Moq
6 37 (12.29%) JIRA
7 34 (11.30%) MSTest
8 24 (7.97%) Bitbucket
9 21 (6.98%) Selenium
10 17 (5.65%) FitNesse
11 16 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (4.98%) Cucumber
13 13 (4.32%) Subversion
14 12 (3.99%) SpecFlow
15 11 (3.65%) NUnit
16 10 (3.32%) GitLab
16 10 (3.32%) JUnit
16 10 (3.32%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.32%) WebDriver
17 9 (2.99%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 79 (26.25%) Finance
2 24 (7.97%) Law
3 20 (6.64%) Banking
4 19 (6.31%) Marketing
5 16 (5.32%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.99%) Police
7 11 (3.65%) Back Office
7 11 (3.65%) Retail
8 8 (2.66%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.66%) Electronics
9 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.66%) Front Office
10 2 (0.66%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (63.79%) Developer
2 68 (22.59%) .NET Developer
3 65 (21.59%) C# Developer
4 34 (11.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (9.63%) SQL Developer
6 28 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 27 (8.97%) Analyst
8 21 (6.98%) Applications Developer
9 18 (5.98%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (5.98%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.65%) C# Application Developer
10 17 (5.65%) SSIS Developer
10 17 (5.65%) VB.NET Developer
11 16 (5.32%) Architect
11 16 (5.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 16 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.32%) Azure Developer
13 13 (4.32%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (48.84%) .NET
2 77 (25.58%) ASP.NET
2 77 (25.58%) HTML
3 66 (21.93%) CSS
4 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (18.94%) jQuery
6 49 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 38 (12.62%) AngularJS
8 34 (11.30%) NHibernate
9 31 (10.30%) Fluent NHibernate
10 30 (9.97%) Web Services
10 30 (9.97%) WPF
11 28 (9.30%) HTML5
12 25 (8.31%) CSS3
13 22 (7.31%) Node.js
13 22 (7.31%) Razor View Engine
13 22 (7.31%) XML
14 21 (6.98%) RESTful
15 20 (6.64%) WCF
16 19 (6.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.96%) W3C
2 25 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (7.31%) User Experience
5 14 (4.65%) N-Tier
6 13 (4.32%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.33%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.00%) Clustering
10 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.00%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.66%) PMI
11 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.93%) Windows
2 29 (9.63%) Linux
3 23 (7.64%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.66%) Unix
7 4 (1.33%) VMS
8 3 (1.00%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (33.22%) Scrum
3 80 (26.58%) TDD
4 79 (26.25%) DevOps
5 70 (23.26%) MVC
6 53 (17.61%) Kanban
7 52 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (15.28%) Test Automation
9 45 (14.95%) Front End Development
10 41 (13.62%) BDD
11 31 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (9.63%) OO
12 29 (9.63%) User Stories
13 26 (8.64%) ATDD
14 24 (7.97%) Waterfall
15 23 (7.64%) Migration
16 22 (7.31%) Analytics
16 22 (7.31%) Microservices
17 21 (6.98%) Configuration Management
18 19 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 148 (49.17%) C#
2 126 (41.86%) SQL
3 97 (32.23%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.28%) PowerShell
5 38 (12.62%) VB.NET
6 37 (12.29%) Java
7 36 (11.96%) T-SQL
8 29 (9.63%) Python
9 10 (3.32%) XAML
10 8 (2.66%) R
10 8 (2.66%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.33%) XPath
12 6 (1.99%) C
13 5 (1.66%) Ruby
13 5 (1.66%) VB
14 4 (1.33%) C++
14 4 (1.33%) PHP
14 4 (1.33%) Scala
14 4 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.98%) Degree
4 9 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.33%) CBAP
5 4 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) SANS
6 3 (1.00%) MCP
6 3 (1.00%) MCPD
6 3 (1.00%) MCTS
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.66%) ISEB
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CITP
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.96%) WCAG
2 10 (3.32%) QA
3 4 (1.33%) NIST
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.64%) Docker
3 10 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.66%) GridGain
7 3 (1.00%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (9.63%) Ansible
2 18 (5.98%) Terraform
3 16 (5.32%) Kubernetes
4 15 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.98%) Puppet
5 8 (2.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.66%) SCOM
8 4 (1.33%) Grafana
9 3 (1.00%) Kibana
9 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.00%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.00%) WSUS
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.33%) Graphite
11 1 (0.33%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 143 (47.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.65%) Oracle
3 15 (4.98%) SAP
4 11 (3.65%) Cisco
4 11 (3.65%) VMware
5 10 (3.32%) Telerik
6 9 (2.99%) Citrix
7 7 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.99%) Splunk
9 5 (1.66%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.33%) EMC
10 4 (1.33%) Informatica
10 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.00%) Dell
11 3 (1.00%) McAfee
11 3 (1.00%) Meridio
11 3 (1.00%) Netezza
11 3 (1.00%) TIBCO