Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 175 150
Rank change year-on-year -28 -25 -33
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 74 224 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 1.42% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 7.21% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 164 195
Median daily rate £381 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £525 £538
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.36% +22.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £18.25 £53.50 £37.80
90th Percentile £42.30 £56.50 £53.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £38.36 £45.00
% change year-on-year -51.78% -14.75% +8.43%

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 1,362 3,107 3,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.05% 19.74% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 1,966 1,857
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £312
90th Percentile £588 £588 £578
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 71
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £37.95 £29.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £57.63 £67.25
Median hourly rate £41.75 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -2.91% -3.91% +9.15%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the South East

Team Foundation Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +18 29 £375 -11.76% 5
Berkshire +23 22 £375 -16.67% 5
Hampshire +8 13 £394 -4.55% 8
Surrey +28 12 £438 -7.41% 5
West Sussex +19 9 £550 +83.33% 2
Kent -5 9 £308 -33.51% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £300 -20.00%
East Sussex +20 2 £750 +114.29% 2
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 36 (48.65%) SQL
1 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
3 31 (41.89%) C#
4 29 (39.19%) Azure
5 23 (31.08%) MVC
5 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (24.32%) HTML
7 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
7 18 (24.32%) CSS
7 18 (24.32%) Scrum
8 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
9 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
9 16 (21.62%) JIRA
9 16 (21.62%) Migration
9 16 (21.62%) DevOps
10 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
10 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
11 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
11 13 (17.57%) Data Migration
11 13 (17.57%) CRM
11 13 (17.57%) Windows
12 12 (16.22%) Finance
12 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
12 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (14.86%) AWS
13 11 (14.86%) HTML5

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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (6.76%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Azure
2 11 (14.86%) AWS
3 9 (12.16%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (10.81%) PaaS
5 7 (9.46%) GitHub
6 4 (5.41%) IaaS
6 4 (5.41%) SaaS
7 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.70%) Serverless
8 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
1 3 (4.05%) LAN
1 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) DHCP
2 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) PPP
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.70%) SSDT
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) QlikView
7 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (21.62%) JIRA
4 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (6.76%) Maven
5 5 (6.76%) NUnit
5 5 (6.76%) ReSharper
5 5 (6.76%) StyleCop
6 4 (5.41%) Selenium
7 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
7 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 3 (4.05%) Subversion
7 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.70%) Ant
8 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.57%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.51%) DBA
5 10 (13.51%) SQL DBA
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Migration Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Data Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Data Migration Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Scrum Master
8 5 (6.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) CSS
2 18 (24.32%) HTML
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
4 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
5 11 (14.86%) HTML5
5 11 (14.86%) Web Services
6 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (10.81%) jQuery
7 8 (10.81%) WCF
7 8 (10.81%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) React
9 5 (6.76%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.76%) OAuth
9 5 (6.76%) OpenID
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Core
10 4 (5.41%) LINQ
10 4 (5.41%) XSL
11 3 (4.05%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) MVC
3 18 (24.32%) Scrum
4 16 (21.62%) DevOps
4 16 (21.62%) Migration
5 13 (17.57%) CRM
5 13 (17.57%) Data Migration
6 12 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) TDD
7 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.16%) Web Development
8 8 (10.81%) BDD
9 7 (9.46%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL
9 7 (9.46%) User Stories
10 6 (8.11%) Coaching
10 6 (8.11%) SDLC
10 6 (8.11%) Sprint Planning
10 6 (8.11%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
5 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.05%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.70%) VBScript
9 1 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) Java 8
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) MCITP
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
3 4 (5.41%) MCAD
3 4 (5.41%) MCPD
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Ansible
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) Grafana
3 2 (2.70%) Kibana
3 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.70%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) VMware
3 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.05%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) Teradata
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
4 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) F5
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Siebel