Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 199 237
Rank change year-on-year -54 +38 +21
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 501 524 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 1.32% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 7.41% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 403 350
London median daily rate £459 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £339 £326 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.42% -61.63% -
10th Percentile £39.43 £16.50 £41.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £16.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.41% +10.67% -

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 9,428 7,069 6,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.45% 17.78% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,118 5,202 5,146
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £362 £328 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 20
London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £43.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.44% +59.39%
10th Percentile £30.60 £19.54 £29.64
90th Percentile £165.00 £64.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -34 151 £463 +19.35% 26
South London -32 23 £365 -8.75%
West London -27 18 £525 +23.53% 13
East London +3 13 £500 +21.95% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 271 (54.09%) C#
2 260 (51.90%) .NET
3 239 (47.70%) SQL
4 230 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (42.91%) SQL Server
6 165 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 161 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 157 (31.34%) Git (software)
9 148 (29.54%) Finance
10 143 (28.54%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (28.14%) Windows
12 129 (25.75%) Visual Studio
13 122 (24.35%) ASP.NET
13 122 (24.35%) MVC
14 115 (22.95%) Scrum
14 115 (22.95%) DevOps
15 113 (22.55%) PowerShell
16 97 (19.36%) Octopus Deploy
17 94 (18.76%) JavaScript
18 92 (18.36%) Test Automation
19 88 (17.56%) TeamCity
20 85 (16.97%) TDD
21 84 (16.77%) T-SQL
22 82 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
23 77 (15.37%) .NET Framework
24 69 (13.77%) Jenkins
25 68 (13.57%) WCF
26 67 (13.37%) Deployment Automation
27 64 (12.77%) Web Services
28 63 (12.57%) Selenium

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 26 (5.19%) Confluence
2 24 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.19%) Apache
3 16 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.79%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.59%) IIS
6 10 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.20%) Ethereum
7 6 (1.20%) Hyperledger
8 5 (1.00%) CMS
9 4 (0.80%) Mule
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.00%) Endur
3 6 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (1.20%) R3 Corda
4 5 (1.00%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.60%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.40%) Concordance
6 2 (0.40%) Eikon
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.40%) Relativity
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Global One
7 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 165 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.19%) PaaS
4 9 (1.80%) GitHub
4 9 (1.80%) NuGet
4 9 (1.80%) SaaS
5 8 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.60%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.20%) Office 365
7 6 (1.20%) Serverless
8 4 (0.80%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.40%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.60%) SMTP
1 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.40%) DHCP
2 2 (0.40%) DNS
2 2 (0.40%) Firewall
2 2 (0.40%) Intranet
2 2 (0.40%) LAN
2 2 (0.40%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.20%) PPP
3 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.20%) Skype
3 1 (0.20%) VoIP
3 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (42.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (4.39%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.99%) Big Data
10 17 (3.39%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.99%) Apache Hive
11 15 (2.99%) Impala
11 15 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.79%) Power BI
12 14 (2.79%) Sqoop
13 13 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (2.40%) Cloudera CDH
14 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (2.20%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 157 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 129 (25.75%) Visual Studio
3 97 (19.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 88 (17.56%) TeamCity
5 69 (13.77%) Jenkins
6 63 (12.57%) Selenium
7 60 (11.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 50 (9.98%) JIRA
9 46 (9.18%) SpecFlow
10 37 (7.39%) NUnit
11 22 (4.39%) MSBuild
12 21 (4.19%) MSTest
13 18 (3.59%) WebDriver
14 13 (2.59%) Subversion
15 12 (2.40%) Jasmine
15 12 (2.40%) Moq
15 12 (2.40%) ReSharper
16 10 (2.00%) FitNesse
16 10 (2.00%) Protractor
17 9 (1.80%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (29.54%) Finance
2 37 (7.39%) Retail
3 28 (5.59%) Banking
4 13 (2.59%) Front Office
5 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.40%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.80%) Legal
7 4 (0.80%) Marketing
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (48.50%) Developer
2 120 (23.95%) C# Developer
3 107 (21.36%) .NET Developer
4 69 (13.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 66 (13.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (12.77%) Analyst
7 45 (8.98%) SQL Developer
8 41 (8.18%) Azure Engineer
9 37 (7.39%) Senior Developer
10 36 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (6.39%) Test Analyst
13 31 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 28 (5.59%) Azure DevOps
15 26 (5.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 24 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (4.59%) Azure Developer
18 21 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
19 19 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
20 18 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (51.90%) .NET
2 122 (24.35%) ASP.NET
3 82 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (15.37%) .NET Framework
5 68 (13.57%) WCF
6 64 (12.77%) Web Services
7 60 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (10.78%) jQuery
9 51 (10.18%) HTML
10 49 (9.78%) CSS
10 49 (9.78%) Entity Framework
11 40 (7.98%) REST
12 39 (7.78%) JSON
13 37 (7.39%) WPF
14 36 (7.19%) AngularJS
15 30 (5.99%) XML
16 27 (5.39%) SOAP
17 20 (3.99%) Ajax
17 20 (3.99%) LINQ
18 18 (3.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.99%) Fintech
5 12 (2.40%) Derivative
5 12 (2.40%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.20%) User Experience
7 10 (2.00%) Clustering
7 10 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.00%) iPad
9 5 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (0.80%) Equities
10 4 (0.80%) Tandem
11 3 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.14%) Windows
2 37 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 33 (6.59%) Linux
4 9 (1.80%) Android
4 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.80%) Unix
5 8 (1.60%) Nucleus RTOS
5 8 (1.60%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Solaris
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (28.54%) Continuous Integration
3 122 (24.35%) MVC
4 115 (22.95%) DevOps
4 115 (22.95%) Scrum
5 92 (18.36%) Test Automation
6 85 (16.97%) TDD
7 67 (13.37%) Deployment Automation
8 56 (11.18%) BDD
9 50 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (9.18%) Kanban
12 40 (7.98%) ETL
13 38 (7.58%) Analytics
13 38 (7.58%) E-Commerce
14 35 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (6.59%) CRM
16 30 (5.99%) OO
16 30 (5.99%) Software Engineering
17 27 (5.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 271 (54.09%) C#
2 239 (47.70%) SQL
3 113 (22.55%) PowerShell
4 94 (18.76%) JavaScript
5 84 (16.77%) T-SQL
6 44 (8.78%) Java
7 38 (7.58%) VB.NET
8 27 (5.39%) Python
9 16 (3.19%) VB
10 15 (2.99%) C
10 15 (2.99%) C++
11 13 (2.59%) Scala
12 11 (2.20%) R
12 11 (2.20%) Ruby
13 10 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.80%) VB6
15 7 (1.40%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.40%) XAML
16 6 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (4.79%) Degree
2 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.00%) MCTS
5 5 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) MCP
6 4 (0.80%) MCSD
7 3 (0.60%) MCAD
7 3 (0.60%) MCPD
8 2 (0.40%) MCITP
8 2 (0.40%) MCSA
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) CCNP
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.20%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.98%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.40%) PMO
4 2 (0.40%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.19%) Docker
3 20 (3.99%) vCloud
4 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.99%) Ansible
3 9 (1.80%) Puppet
4 7 (1.40%) BladeLogic
5 6 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.00%) logstash
7 3 (0.60%) Kibana
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.40%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.40%) Grafana
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.40%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.20%) Marathon
9 1 (0.20%) Mesos
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 161 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.19%) Oracle
3 16 (3.19%) Cloudera
4 10 (2.00%) Telerik
5 9 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.80%) OpenLink
5 9 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.60%) Charles River
6 8 (1.60%) SAP
7 7 (1.40%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) Tableau
9 5 (1.00%) Splunk
10 4 (0.80%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.80%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.60%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.60%) Cognos
11 3 (0.60%) Informatica
11 3 (0.60%) SimCorp
11 3 (0.60%) VMware
12 2 (0.40%) Dynatrace