Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 116 127
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +40
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 297 296 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 1.92% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.31% 12.99% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 207 192
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £505 £500 £506
England median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £44.00 £41.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £57.25 £44.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £43.13 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% +13.33% -31.82%

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 2,882 2,279 2,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.47% 14.79% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,760 1,378 1,526
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £580 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 64 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £26.00 £33.25 £28.73
90th Percentile £63.25 £54.60 £55.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Surrey -19 84 £415 +9.21% 24
Thames Valley +10 75 £375 -6.25% 26
Hampshire -26 74 £375 -6.25% 24
Berkshire +9 47 £400 - 14
Kent -10 44 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -12 19 £363 -12.12% 4
Middlesex +11 9 £484 -
Oxfordshire -4 9 £350 -22.22% 8
West Sussex -6 4 £343 -2.14% 2
Sussex - 4 £400 -
East Sussex -6 2 £350 -3.45% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 187 (62.96%) .NET
2 173 (58.25%) C#
3 131 (44.11%) SQL Server
4 126 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (36.03%) SQL
6 97 (32.66%) Microsoft
7 81 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 80 (26.94%) Test Automation
9 74 (24.92%) Visual Studio
10 70 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (22.90%) .NET Framework
12 66 (22.22%) MVC
12 66 (22.22%) Windows
13 63 (21.21%) Web Services
13 63 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET
14 59 (19.87%) TDD
15 58 (19.53%) Finance
15 58 (19.53%) Java
16 56 (18.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 53 (17.85%) Scrum
18 50 (16.84%) Oracle
18 50 (16.84%) Linux
19 49 (16.50%) Git (software)
20 48 (16.16%) Selenium
20 48 (16.16%) WCF
20 48 (16.16%) CSS
21 45 (15.15%) HTML
22 41 (13.80%) XML
23 40 (13.47%) REST

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 16 (5.39%) Confluence
1 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.05%) IIS
3 12 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.37%) CMS
5 9 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.02%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) GIMP
4 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 81 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.42%) PaaS
3 22 (7.41%) IaaS
4 14 (4.71%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.36%) npm
7 5 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.35%) GitHub
9 3 (1.01%) Boomi
10 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.07%) Internet
2 14 (4.71%) Firewall
3 11 (3.70%) PuTTY
3 11 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.70%) WinSCP
4 5 (1.68%) DNS
5 4 (1.35%) DHCP
6 3 (1.01%) SMS
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) LAN
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) Skype
7 1 (0.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (44.11%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.42%) Relational Database
2 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.06%) MarkLogic
3 18 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.39%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.05%) Big Data
5 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.03%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.03%) HBase
10 9 (3.03%) IBM BigInsights
10 9 (3.03%) Sqoop
11 7 (2.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (24.92%) Visual Studio
2 49 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 48 (16.16%) Selenium
4 39 (13.13%) NUnit
5 36 (12.12%) MSBuild
6 32 (10.77%) Jenkins
6 32 (10.77%) JIRA
7 28 (9.43%) JUnit
7 28 (9.43%) SpecFlow
8 27 (9.09%) Moq
9 25 (8.42%) NuGet
10 24 (8.08%) Eclipse
11 22 (7.41%) Ant
12 21 (7.07%) SoapUI
13 20 (6.73%) ReSharper
14 19 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 18 (6.06%) SonarQube
16 17 (5.72%) Maven
17 14 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (4.71%) Subversion
General
1 58 (19.53%) Finance
2 19 (6.40%) Publishing
3 18 (6.06%) Legal
4 11 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.36%) Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.35%) Automotive
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 173 (58.25%) Developer
2 95 (31.99%) .NET Developer
3 68 (22.90%) C# Developer
4 51 (17.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (11.78%) SQL Developer
6 28 (9.43%) Analyst
7 27 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 23 (7.74%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (6.73%) SSIS Developer
11 18 (6.06%) Tester
12 17 (5.72%) T-SQL Developer
13 16 (5.39%) Test Analyst
14 15 (5.05%) Azure Developer
14 15 (5.05%) C# WCF Developer
14 15 (5.05%) Java Developer
14 15 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
14 15 (5.05%) WCF Developer
15 14 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
15 14 (4.71%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (62.96%) .NET
2 68 (22.90%) .NET Framework
3 63 (21.21%) Web Services
4 59 (19.87%) ASP.NET
5 56 (18.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (16.16%) CSS
6 48 (16.16%) WCF
7 45 (15.15%) HTML
8 41 (13.80%) XML
9 40 (13.47%) REST
10 31 (10.44%) JSON
11 30 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (10.10%) Entity Framework
11 30 (10.10%) SOAP
12 25 (8.42%) LINQ
12 25 (8.42%) XSLT
13 22 (7.41%) WPF
14 20 (6.73%) AngularJS
15 18 (6.06%) ADO.NET
16 16 (5.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.40%) Client/Server
3 16 (5.39%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.36%) Clustering
7 6 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Robotics
11 2 (0.67%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
12 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.22%) Windows
2 50 (16.84%) Linux
3 24 (8.08%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.73%) Unix
5 19 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.69%) Solaris
9 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.01%) Android
10 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.94%) Test Automation
3 70 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (22.22%) MVC
5 59 (19.87%) TDD
6 53 (17.85%) Scrum
7 37 (12.46%) SDLC
8 36 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 34 (11.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 32 (10.77%) BDD
12 31 (10.44%) DevOps
13 29 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 29 (9.76%) User Stories
14 26 (8.75%) Migration
14 26 (8.75%) SOLID
14 26 (8.75%) Web Development
15 25 (8.42%) Microservices
16 22 (7.41%) Multithreading
17 21 (7.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 173 (58.25%) C#
2 107 (36.03%) SQL
3 63 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 58 (19.53%) Java
5 35 (11.78%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.42%) Python
7 24 (8.08%) VB.NET
8 22 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 18 (6.06%) XQuery
10 15 (5.05%) TypeScript
11 14 (4.71%) C++
12 11 (3.70%) F#
13 10 (3.37%) CQL
14 6 (2.02%) XAML
15 5 (1.68%) XPath
16 4 (1.35%) Perl
16 4 (1.35%) PHP
17 3 (1.01%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.01%) C
17 3 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (6.73%) ISEB
2 19 (6.40%) ISTQB
3 15 (5.05%) Degree
3 15 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.78%) QA
2 9 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (8.75%) Docker
2 18 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.37%) vSphere
4 9 (3.03%) Apache Flume
4 9 (3.03%) Gluster
4 9 (3.03%) HDFS
5 8 (2.69%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.73%) Puppet
2 14 (4.71%) Ansible
3 10 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.37%) Opsview
4 9 (3.03%) Ambari
4 9 (3.03%) Control-M
4 9 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (3.03%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.02%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (32.66%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.84%) Oracle
3 28 (9.43%) VMware
4 23 (7.74%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.40%) HP
6 9 (3.03%) IBM
6 9 (3.03%) Software AG
6 9 (3.03%) webMethods
7 8 (2.69%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.36%) Telerik
9 6 (2.02%) SAP
10 5 (1.68%) Workday
11 3 (1.01%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.67%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.34%) F5
13 1 (0.34%) Orchard
13 1 (0.34%) Splunk
13 1 (0.34%) Xamarin