Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 116 125
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +61
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 334 351 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 2.10% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.13% 13.88% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 238 208
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £306
90th Percentile £484 £500 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -11.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £44.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +3.61% -17.82%

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3002 2528 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.83% 15.16% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1543 1571
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Surrey -10 105 £425 +11.84% 4
Hampshire -15 86 £375 -3.23% 7
Thames Valley +7 76 £375 -6.25% 12
Berkshire -3 47 £400 - 8
Kent +3 37 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire -12 21 £363 -2.03% 2
Middlesex +13 13 £484 -3.20% 1
Oxfordshire +3 8 £375 -16.67% 2
West Sussex -11 7 £343 -2.14%
East Sussex -1 4 £368 +1.38%
Sussex - 4 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 204 (61.08%) .NET
2 181 (54.19%) C#
3 154 (46.11%) SQL Server
4 133 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (37.72%) SQL
6 114 (34.13%) Microsoft
7 88 (26.35%) MVC
8 86 (25.75%) Web Services
9 83 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 80 (23.95%) JavaScript
11 76 (22.75%) Visual Studio
12 70 (20.96%) ASP.NET
12 70 (20.96%) Windows
12 70 (20.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 65 (19.46%) CSS
14 63 (18.86%) WCF
14 63 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (17.96%) Test Automation
15 60 (17.96%) .NET Framework
15 60 (17.96%) Linux
16 58 (17.37%) Java
17 55 (16.47%) HTML
18 53 (15.87%) TDD
18 53 (15.87%) Scrum
19 52 (15.57%) XML
20 48 (14.37%) T-SQL
20 48 (14.37%) Finance
20 48 (14.37%) REST
21 44 (13.17%) Entity Framework
21 44 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.59%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.59%) IIS
3 11 (3.29%) Confluence
4 10 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.99%) CMS
5 6 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.50%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) GIMP
2 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 83 (24.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.38%) OpenShift
3 20 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.89%) PaaS
5 10 (2.99%) IaaS
6 4 (1.20%) GitHub
7 3 (0.90%) Boomi
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.60%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) SaaS
9 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.59%) Internet
2 11 (3.29%) PuTTY
2 11 (3.29%) WinSCP
3 6 (1.80%) DNS
3 6 (1.80%) Firewall
4 3 (0.90%) DHCP
4 3 (0.90%) IMAP
4 3 (0.90%) LAN
4 3 (0.90%) SMTP
5 2 (0.60%) LDAP
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (46.11%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (5.09%) Big Data
8 16 (4.79%) MarkLogic
9 15 (4.49%) Hadoop
9 15 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (3.89%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.59%) Apache Hive
11 12 (3.59%) HBase
11 12 (3.59%) IBM BigInsights
11 12 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.59%) Sqoop
12 11 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (2.10%) Power BI
15 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (22.75%) Visual Studio
2 44 (13.17%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.57%) Selenium
4 41 (12.28%) NUnit
5 36 (10.78%) MSBuild
6 35 (10.48%) Moq
7 32 (9.58%) SpecFlow
8 30 (8.98%) Jenkins
9 29 (8.68%) JIRA
10 28 (8.38%) Artifactory
11 26 (7.78%) JUnit
12 25 (7.49%) Ant
13 19 (5.69%) Maven
14 15 (4.49%) Eclipse
14 15 (4.49%) SoapUI
15 14 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (4.19%) Bitbucket
16 12 (3.59%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (3.59%) Subversion
17 11 (3.29%) HP UFT
General
1 48 (14.37%) Finance
2 18 (5.39%) Legal
3 17 (5.09%) Publishing
4 15 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.69%) Retail
6 7 (2.10%) Banking
7 5 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.50%) Automotive
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 192 (57.49%) Developer
2 104 (31.14%) .NET Developer
3 73 (21.86%) C# Developer
4 53 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (12.57%) SQL Developer
6 40 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 32 (9.58%) Analyst
8 27 (8.08%) Consultant
9 24 (7.19%) SSIS Developer
10 21 (6.29%) T-SQL Developer
11 17 (5.09%) Test Analyst
12 16 (4.79%) Azure Developer
12 16 (4.79%) Database Developer
12 16 (4.79%) SQL Database Developer
12 16 (4.79%) Tester
13 15 (4.49%) Agile Developer
13 15 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
13 15 (4.49%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.89%) Administrator
14 13 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (61.08%) .NET
2 86 (25.75%) Web Services
3 70 (20.96%) ASP.NET
3 70 (20.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 65 (19.46%) CSS
5 63 (18.86%) WCF
6 60 (17.96%) .NET Framework
7 55 (16.47%) HTML
8 52 (15.57%) XML
9 48 (14.37%) REST
10 44 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (13.17%) Entity Framework
11 30 (8.98%) JSON
12 23 (6.89%) XSLT
13 22 (6.59%) Ajax
13 22 (6.59%) AngularJS
13 22 (6.59%) LINQ
14 20 (5.99%) jQuery
14 20 (5.99%) SOAP
15 19 (5.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.29%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.79%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.90%) Clustering
7 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Robotics
9 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) PKI
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) RIA
9 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.96%) Windows
2 60 (17.96%) Linux
3 32 (9.58%) Unix
3 32 (9.58%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.39%) Solaris
6 12 (3.59%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.80%) Android
8 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.60%) Debian
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.35%) MVC
3 63 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (17.96%) Test Automation
5 53 (15.87%) Scrum
5 53 (15.87%) TDD
6 42 (12.57%) Web Development
7 31 (9.28%) SOLID
8 30 (8.98%) DevOps
8 30 (8.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (8.68%) Migration
9 29 (8.68%) SDLC
10 28 (8.38%) Regression Testing
10 28 (8.38%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.19%) High Availability
12 21 (6.29%) BDD
12 21 (6.29%) CRM
12 21 (6.29%) Data Management
13 19 (5.69%) Statistics
14 18 (5.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 181 (54.19%) C#
2 126 (37.72%) SQL
3 80 (23.95%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.37%) Java
5 48 (14.37%) T-SQL
6 30 (8.98%) PowerShell
7 27 (8.08%) Python
7 27 (8.08%) TypeScript
8 17 (5.09%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.79%) XQuery
10 15 (4.49%) F#
11 5 (1.50%) Perl
11 5 (1.50%) XPath
12 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.20%) C++
12 4 (1.20%) ES6
12 4 (1.20%) PHP
12 4 (1.20%) XAML
13 3 (0.90%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.29%) ISEB
3 20 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.39%) ISTQB
5 14 (4.19%) Degree
6 10 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) HNC
9 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) MCP
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.58%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) PSD2
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (9.58%) Docker
2 14 (4.19%) Gluster
3 12 (3.59%) Apache Flume
3 12 (3.59%) HDFS
4 11 (3.29%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.99%) vSphere
6 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.09%) Puppet
2 15 (4.49%) Ansible
3 14 (4.19%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.59%) Ambari
4 12 (3.59%) Control-M
4 12 (3.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.87%) Oracle
3 35 (10.48%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.19%) HP
5 17 (5.09%) Telerik
6 15 (4.49%) VMware
7 14 (4.19%) Workday
8 12 (3.59%) IBM
9 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.69%) Software AG
10 9 (2.69%) webMethods
11 8 (2.40%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.50%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.50%) SAP
12 5 (1.50%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.20%) ESRI
13 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.90%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.90%) ForgeRock
15 2 (0.60%) Blue Prism