Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 245 237
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 -35
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 440 503 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.22% 5.32% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 411 346
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £639 £625 £591
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +3.61%

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 10,415 9,458 8,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.67% 20.19% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,739 7,148 5,919
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.11%
10th Percentile £366 £350 £319
90th Percentile £650 £628 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 14
London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% - +20.83%
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £61.06 £49.08 £57.05
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -46 95 £475 +2.70% 42
East London -1 20 £600 +54.84% 10
West London -17 9 £438 +2.94% 21
South London -46 4 £350 -5.41% 4
North London -2 1 £305 -32.22% 4
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 218 (49.55%) C#
2 217 (49.32%) SQL Server
3 215 (48.86%) SQL
4 213 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (45.68%) .NET
6 150 (34.09%) Microsoft
7 138 (31.36%) Finance
8 131 (29.77%) Scrum
9 128 (29.09%) Git (software)
10 127 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 117 (26.59%) JavaScript
12 106 (24.09%) Visual Studio
12 106 (24.09%) Test Automation
13 97 (22.05%) TDD
14 96 (21.82%) DevOps
15 95 (21.59%) T-SQL
16 90 (20.45%) Visual Studio Team System
17 86 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
18 75 (17.05%) AngularJS
19 74 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 74 (16.82%) BDD
20 73 (16.59%) HTML
21 70 (15.91%) ASP.NET
21 70 (15.91%) CSS
21 70 (15.91%) WCF
22 69 (15.68%) Jenkins
23 67 (15.23%) MVC
24 64 (14.55%) ETL
25 63 (14.32%) Windows
26 59 (13.41%) 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 22 (5.00%) IIS
2 13 (2.95%) CMS
3 10 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.36%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.14%) Confluence
6 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.91%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.68%) SAS
7 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.45%) Mule
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) MTS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.59%) Endur
3 5 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.68%) Eikon
4 3 (0.68%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.45%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.45%) Sonata
5 2 (0.45%) Workfront
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 127 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.91%) GitHub
4 20 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (4.32%) IaaS
6 15 (3.41%) PaaS
7 9 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.59%) Serverless
10 5 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.14%) SaaS
10 5 (1.14%) Trello
11 4 (0.91%) Force.com
11 4 (0.91%) NuGet
12 3 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.68%) Boomi
12 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.82%) DNS
1 8 (1.82%) HTTP
2 4 (0.91%) Firewall
2 4 (0.91%) LAN
3 3 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (0.68%) Internet
3 3 (0.68%) Intranet
3 3 (0.68%) iSCSI
3 3 (0.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 74 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (8.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (4.77%) Data Lake
9 20 (4.55%) Power BI
10 18 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (3.41%) HDInsight
12 13 (2.95%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.27%) MS Access
13 10 (2.27%) Relational Database
14 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.82%) SSDT
16 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (1.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 128 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 106 (24.09%) Visual Studio
3 90 (20.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 69 (15.68%) Jenkins
5 55 (12.50%) Selenium
6 54 (12.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 52 (11.82%) SpecFlow
8 43 (9.77%) JIRA
9 26 (5.91%) FitNesse
10 21 (4.77%) NUnit
11 15 (3.41%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.95%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.50%) MSBuild
14 9 (2.05%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 8 (1.82%) MSTest
15 8 (1.82%) Protractor
16 7 (1.59%) Subversion
17 6 (1.36%) JUnit
17 6 (1.36%) ReSharper
17 6 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 138 (31.36%) Finance
2 32 (7.27%) Banking
3 19 (4.32%) Retail
4 13 (2.95%) Front Office
5 11 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.05%) Back Office
7 6 (1.36%) Marketing
8 5 (1.14%) Advertising
9 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.91%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 251 (57.05%) Developer
2 95 (21.59%) C# Developer
3 78 (17.73%) .NET Developer
4 47 (10.68%) Analyst
5 44 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 36 (8.18%) SQL Developer
8 30 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.36%) Applications Developer
10 25 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 25 (5.68%) C# Application Developer
11 19 (4.32%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 18 (4.09%) Azure DevOps
12 18 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (3.86%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (3.64%) Tester
15 15 (3.41%) Business Analyst
15 15 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (3.41%) Test Analyst
16 12 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (45.68%) .NET
2 75 (17.05%) AngularJS
3 73 (16.59%) HTML
4 70 (15.91%) ASP.NET
4 70 (15.91%) CSS
4 70 (15.91%) WCF
5 59 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 50 (11.36%) jQuery
7 43 (9.77%) Web Services
8 37 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (7.95%) XML
10 34 (7.73%) WPF
11 33 (7.50%) .NET Framework
12 32 (7.27%) React
13 31 (7.05%) Entity Framework
14 30 (6.82%) JSON
15 29 (6.59%) .NET Core
16 24 (5.45%) HTML5
17 21 (4.77%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (4.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.18%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.18%) Fintech
3 36 (8.18%) User Experience
4 14 (3.18%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.73%) Derivative
7 11 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.27%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.82%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.36%) Clustering
11 6 (1.36%) Equities
11 6 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.36%) Wiki
12 5 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.32%) Windows
2 15 (3.41%) Linux
3 10 (2.27%) Android
4 9 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.14%) VMS
6 4 (0.91%) Unix
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.77%) Scrum
3 106 (24.09%) Test Automation
4 97 (22.05%) TDD
5 96 (21.82%) DevOps
6 86 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (16.82%) BDD
8 67 (15.23%) MVC
9 64 (14.55%) ETL
10 55 (12.50%) Kanban
11 53 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 47 (10.68%) Microservices
14 46 (10.45%) OO
15 45 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (9.09%) Asset Management
17 34 (7.73%) Analytics
18 33 (7.50%) Deployment Automation
18 33 (7.50%) SDLC
19 31 (7.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 218 (49.55%) C#
2 215 (48.86%) SQL
3 117 (26.59%) JavaScript
4 95 (21.59%) T-SQL
5 51 (11.59%) PowerShell
6 32 (7.27%) Python
7 31 (7.05%) Java
8 15 (3.41%) VB
9 14 (3.18%) VBA
10 10 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.82%) PHP
11 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.36%) XAML
14 5 (1.14%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.14%) C
14 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.14%) Ruby
14 5 (1.14%) XPath
15 4 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (4.77%) Degree
2 10 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) ISEB
4 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.00%) QA
2 10 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.14%) SEPA
4 2 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (9.09%) Docker
2 10 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.14%) vCloud
5 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.55%) Ansible
3 13 (2.95%) Terraform
4 12 (2.73%) Puppet
5 9 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.36%) SCOM
8 4 (0.91%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.91%) WSUS
9 3 (0.68%) SCCM
9 3 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.45%) Mesos
10 2 (0.45%) Packer
10 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 150 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.55%) Oracle
3 12 (2.73%) Bloomberg
4 11 (2.50%) MuleSoft
5 10 (2.27%) Informatica
6 9 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.05%) Tableau
7 8 (1.82%) SAP
8 7 (1.59%) HP
9 6 (1.36%) Charles River
9 6 (1.36%) RedGate
9 6 (1.36%) Reuters
9 6 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.14%) Citrix
10 5 (1.14%) FIS
10 5 (1.14%) Infragistics
10 5 (1.14%) OpenLink
11 4 (0.91%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.91%) Dell
11 4 (0.91%) Splunk