Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 227 241
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -31
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 482 526 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 6.06% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 405 323
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £350 £348 £325
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.47% +2.35% +1.19%

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 10,216 8,676 7,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 19.57% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,568 6,464 5,732
London median daily rate £500 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £340 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 18
London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.08% -25.29% +45.00%
10th Percentile £16.93 £20.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £86.25 £53.66 £56.45
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 22 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 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 -75 78 £475 +5.56% 31
East London -2 19 £600 +50.47% 5
West London -19 12 £475 +11.76% 26
South London -50 7 £441 -7.11% 1
North London 0 1 £305 -32.22% 3
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 241 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 234 (48.55%) C#
3 230 (47.72%) SQL
4 223 (46.27%) .NET
5 219 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (33.20%) Microsoft
7 138 (28.63%) Scrum
8 136 (28.22%) Git (software)
9 130 (26.97%) Finance
10 128 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 126 (26.14%) Visual Studio
12 113 (23.44%) JavaScript
13 102 (21.16%) T-SQL
13 102 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (20.95%) Test Automation
15 100 (20.75%) TDD
16 85 (17.63%) ASP.NET
17 81 (16.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 80 (16.60%) WCF
18 80 (16.60%) Visual Studio Team System
18 80 (16.60%) Windows
18 80 (16.60%) MVC
19 78 (16.18%) BDD
20 74 (15.35%) DevOps
21 72 (14.94%) HTML
22 71 (14.73%) CSS
22 71 (14.73%) Jenkins
23 69 (14.32%) AngularJS
24 68 (14.11%) ETL
25 60 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API

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 25 (5.19%) IIS
2 18 (3.73%) CMS
3 12 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.45%) Mule
4 7 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.24%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.83%) Apache
7 4 (0.83%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.24%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.41%) Mingle
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.07%) Endur
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.04%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.83%) Eikon
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.41%) Concordance
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.41%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.41%) Relativity
6 2 (0.41%) Sonata
6 2 (0.41%) Workfront
7 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 128 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.94%) GitHub
4 15 (3.11%) IaaS
5 13 (2.70%) PaaS
6 10 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.07%) Serverless
7 9 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.87%) SaaS
8 8 (1.66%) NuGet
9 7 (1.45%) Trello
10 6 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.04%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.04%) Office 365
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.83%) Force.com
13 3 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.62%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.07%) HTTP
2 8 (1.66%) DNS
3 4 (0.83%) Firewall
3 4 (0.83%) LAN
4 3 (0.62%) Intranet
5 2 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.41%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (16.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (4.98%) Data Lake
9 20 (4.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (3.11%) Power BI
11 14 (2.90%) HDInsight
12 13 (2.70%) NoSQL
13 12 (2.49%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (2.28%) Relational Database
15 9 (1.87%) Big Data
15 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (1.87%) SSDT
16 8 (1.66%) MS Access
17 7 (1.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 136 (28.22%) Git (software)
2 126 (26.14%) Visual Studio
3 80 (16.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 71 (14.73%) Jenkins
5 52 (10.79%) Selenium
6 47 (9.75%) SpecFlow
7 45 (9.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 44 (9.13%) JIRA
9 28 (5.81%) NUnit
10 27 (5.60%) FitNesse
11 20 (4.15%) TeamCity
12 16 (3.32%) MSBuild
12 16 (3.32%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.70%) MSTest
14 9 (1.87%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (1.45%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.45%) ReSharper
15 7 (1.45%) Subversion
15 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 130 (26.97%) Finance
2 38 (7.88%) Banking
3 28 (5.81%) Retail
4 16 (3.32%) Front Office
4 16 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.70%) Back Office
6 10 (2.07%) Marketing
7 5 (1.04%) Advertising
7 5 (1.04%) Law
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 270 (56.02%) Developer
2 101 (20.95%) C# Developer
3 92 (19.09%) .NET Developer
4 52 (10.79%) Analyst
5 45 (9.34%) SQL Developer
6 42 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (8.71%) Senior Developer
7 34 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 29 (6.02%) Applications Developer
9 26 (5.39%) C# Application Developer
10 21 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (4.15%) Test Analyst
12 19 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (3.94%) Tester
13 17 (3.53%) Azure DevOps
13 17 (3.53%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (46.27%) .NET
2 85 (17.63%) ASP.NET
3 80 (16.60%) WCF
4 72 (14.94%) HTML
5 71 (14.73%) CSS
6 69 (14.32%) AngularJS
7 60 (12.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (11.20%) jQuery
9 52 (10.79%) Web Services
10 47 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (8.92%) .NET Framework
11 43 (8.92%) WPF
12 42 (8.71%) Entity Framework
12 42 (8.71%) XML
13 37 (7.68%) JSON
14 29 (6.02%) RESTful
15 27 (5.60%) Ajax
15 27 (5.60%) REST
16 18 (3.73%) .NET Core
17 17 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (7.05%) User Experience
4 27 (5.60%) Fintech
5 17 (3.53%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.32%) Derivative
7 15 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.28%) Virtual Team
10 10 (2.07%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.87%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.45%) Clustering
13 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.24%) Wiki
14 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.04%) Equities
14 5 (1.04%) PACS
14 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.60%) Windows
2 21 (4.36%) Linux
3 11 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.66%) VMS
5 7 (1.45%) Android
6 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.83%) Unix
8 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (28.63%) Scrum
3 102 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (20.95%) Test Automation
5 100 (20.75%) TDD
6 80 (16.60%) MVC
7 78 (16.18%) BDD
8 74 (15.35%) DevOps
9 68 (14.11%) ETL
10 57 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (11.00%) Kanban
13 50 (10.37%) OO
13 50 (10.37%) Unit Testing
14 40 (8.30%) Analytics
15 39 (8.09%) Microservices
16 37 (7.68%) Deployment Automation
17 36 (7.47%) CRM
18 32 (6.64%) Mentoring
18 32 (6.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 234 (48.55%) C#
2 230 (47.72%) SQL
3 113 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 102 (21.16%) T-SQL
5 54 (11.20%) PowerShell
6 41 (8.51%) Python
7 36 (7.47%) Java
8 22 (4.56%) VB
9 17 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.49%) VBA
11 11 (2.28%) C
12 9 (1.87%) Scala
12 9 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.87%) XAML
13 8 (1.66%) PHP
14 7 (1.45%) C++
15 6 (1.24%) Ruby
16 5 (1.04%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.04%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (4.56%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) IIBA
6 3 (0.62%) ISEB
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.21%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) MCPD
8 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (12.03%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.24%) SLA
4 5 (1.04%) SEPA
5 3 (0.62%) GDPR
5 3 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.41%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (5.81%) Docker
2 14 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.24%) vCloud
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (4.56%) Ansible
2 19 (3.94%) Kubernetes
3 16 (3.32%) Puppet
4 11 (2.28%) Terraform
5 10 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.04%) SCOM
8 4 (0.83%) SCCM
8 4 (0.83%) WSUS
9 3 (0.62%) Packer
10 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.21%) Control-M
11 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 160 (33.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.39%) Oracle
3 15 (3.11%) MuleSoft
4 13 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 13 (2.70%) Tableau
5 12 (2.49%) Informatica
6 10 (2.07%) Charles River
6 10 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.07%) SAP
7 7 (1.45%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.45%) OpenLink
7 7 (1.45%) Reuters
7 7 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.24%) Adobe
9 5 (1.04%) FIS
10 4 (0.83%) Meridio
10 4 (0.83%) RedGate
10 4 (0.83%) Splunk
10 4 (0.83%) Telerik
10 4 (0.83%) Tradeweb