Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 267 222
Rank change year-on-year +3 -45 -6
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 431 456 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.99% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 4.99% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 394 348
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £366 £356 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +81.82% -
England median hourly rate £35.61 £43.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.42% +1.47% +13.33%

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 10,317 9,142 7,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.24% 19.86% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,615 6,989 5,355
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £356 £325
90th Percentile £665 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 10
London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.64% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £31.50 £21.65 £15.85
90th Percentile £53.13 £46.87 £56.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% +7.32% +2.50%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -13 115 £450 -5.26% 34
East London -12 21 £572 +23.68% 12
South London -16 10 £419 +14.73% 1
West London +8 7 £438 +2.94% 29
North London -10 1 £305 -32.22% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 247 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (51.04%) C#
3 211 (48.96%) SQL
4 208 (48.26%) SQL Server
5 192 (44.55%) .NET
6 141 (32.71%) Microsoft
6 141 (32.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 137 (31.79%) Scrum
8 136 (31.55%) Finance
9 119 (27.61%) Git (software)
10 113 (26.22%) DevOps
11 110 (25.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 104 (24.13%) TDD
13 102 (23.67%) JavaScript
14 95 (22.04%) Test Automation
15 85 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (19.49%) Visual Studio
17 83 (19.26%) T-SQL
18 82 (19.03%) BDD
18 82 (19.03%) AngularJS
19 78 (18.10%) Jenkins
20 69 (16.01%) CSS
21 66 (15.31%) HTML
22 65 (15.08%) WCF
23 63 (14.62%) ASP.NET
24 61 (14.15%) OO
25 60 (13.92%) Windows
25 60 (13.92%) MVC
26 59 (13.69%) Unit Testing
27 57 (13.23%) 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 16 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.32%) IIS
3 8 (1.86%) CMS
4 7 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.93%) Confluence
5 4 (0.93%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.70%) SAS
7 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.46%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.46%) Sonic ESB
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.16%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (4.41%) Endur
2 13 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.16%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.70%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.46%) Eikon
5 2 (0.46%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.46%) Workfront
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 141 (32.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (7.42%) GitHub
4 24 (5.57%) IaaS
5 15 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (3.02%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.78%) PaaS
8 11 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.62%) Serverless
10 6 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.16%) SaaS
12 4 (0.93%) NuGet
13 3 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (0.70%) Boomi
13 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.70%) Office 365
14 2 (0.46%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.16%) DNS
2 4 (0.93%) Firewall
2 4 (0.93%) Internet
2 4 (0.93%) LAN
3 3 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
3 3 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (6.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (5.34%) Power BI
8 20 (4.64%) NoSQL
9 19 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.71%) Data Lake
11 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.55%) HDInsight
12 11 (2.55%) MS Access
13 10 (2.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (2.32%) Relational Database
14 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.62%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (27.61%) Git (software)
2 110 (25.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 84 (19.49%) Visual Studio
4 78 (18.10%) Jenkins
5 55 (12.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (10.90%) SpecFlow
7 45 (10.44%) Selenium
8 36 (8.35%) JIRA
9 24 (5.57%) FitNesse
10 13 (3.02%) NUnit
11 11 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.55%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.32%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.86%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.86%) Subversion
14 7 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.62%) Protractor
15 6 (1.39%) Maven
15 6 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 136 (31.55%) Finance
2 24 (5.57%) Banking
3 20 (4.64%) Front Office
4 10 (2.32%) Retail
5 9 (2.09%) Back Office
6 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.16%) Advertising
7 5 (1.16%) Publishing
8 4 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 228 (52.90%) Developer
2 94 (21.81%) C# Developer
3 69 (16.01%) .NET Developer
4 42 (9.74%) Analyst
4 42 (9.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 42 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.35%) SQL Developer
6 35 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (6.50%) Applications Developer
8 25 (5.80%) C# Application Developer
9 21 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 20 (4.64%) Tester
11 18 (4.18%) Azure DevOps
11 18 (4.18%) Azure Engineer
12 16 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (3.25%) .NET Developer - Fintech
13 14 (3.25%) Business Analyst
14 13 (3.02%) Analyst Developer
15 12 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 11 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (44.55%) .NET
2 82 (19.03%) AngularJS
3 69 (16.01%) CSS
4 66 (15.31%) HTML
5 65 (15.08%) WCF
6 63 (14.62%) ASP.NET
7 57 (13.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 52 (12.06%) Web Services
9 43 (9.98%) WPF
10 41 (9.51%) jQuery
11 40 (9.28%) XML
12 38 (8.82%) .NET Framework
13 37 (8.58%) HTML5
14 36 (8.35%) .NET Core
15 34 (7.89%) Entity Framework
15 34 (7.89%) React
16 31 (7.19%) JSON
17 29 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (6.26%) RESTful
19 22 (5.10%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.06%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.03%) Fintech
4 21 (4.87%) User Experience
5 20 (4.64%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.71%) Derivative
7 15 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.32%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.09%) SWIFT
10 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.62%) Equities
11 7 (1.62%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.39%) Clustering
12 6 (1.39%) Tandem
13 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.92%) Windows
2 18 (4.18%) Linux
3 9 (2.09%) Android
3 9 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.93%) Unix
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.79%) Scrum
3 113 (26.22%) DevOps
4 104 (24.13%) TDD
5 95 (22.04%) Test Automation
6 85 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (19.03%) BDD
8 61 (14.15%) OO
9 60 (13.92%) MVC
10 59 (13.69%) Unit Testing
11 54 (12.53%) Kanban
12 51 (11.83%) Microservices
13 45 (10.44%) ETL
14 43 (9.98%) Deployment Automation
15 42 (9.74%) Asset Management
16 41 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (7.66%) Analytics
19 32 (7.42%) Data Modelling
20 31 (7.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 220 (51.04%) C#
2 211 (48.96%) SQL
3 102 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 83 (19.26%) T-SQL
5 51 (11.83%) Java
6 46 (10.67%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.42%) Python
8 12 (2.78%) VBA
9 10 (2.32%) VB
10 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.62%) PHP
11 7 (1.62%) XPath
12 6 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.16%) C++
13 5 (1.16%) R
13 5 (1.16%) Ruby
13 5 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) ISEB
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.44%) QA
2 10 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) SEPA
3 3 (0.70%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (9.51%) Docker
2 8 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.93%) vCloud
5 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (7.42%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.57%) Ansible
3 12 (2.78%) Terraform
4 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.62%) Puppet
5 5 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.70%) SCOM
7 3 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.46%) Packer
9 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.23%) Control-M
9 1 (0.23%) Kibana
9 1 (0.23%) Mesos
9 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.23%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.57%) Oracle
3 14 (3.25%) OpenLink
3 14 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (3.25%) Splunk
4 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.55%) Citrix
6 10 (2.32%) AppDynamics
6 10 (2.32%) Bloomberg
6 10 (2.32%) Murex
6 10 (2.32%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.09%) Infragistics
7 9 (2.09%) Tableau
8 8 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (1.86%) SAP
9 7 (1.62%) CA
9 7 (1.62%) GUPTA
10 6 (1.39%) Charles River
10 6 (1.39%) Informatica
10 6 (1.39%) TIBCO