Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 190 139
Rank change year-on-year +25 -51 -31
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 20 189 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 1.29% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 7.21% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 122 208
Median daily rate £600 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £324
90th Percentile £675 £621 £525
England median daily rate £473 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Median hourly rate £58.00 £55.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +32.53% -7.78%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.60% +1.18% -1.73%

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 612 2,622 3,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.89% 17.87% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 1,596 1,851
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £573 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 63
Median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £19.33 £24.00 £33.00
90th Percentile £60.15 £60.00 £53.50
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +3.35%

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 13 August 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
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 13 August 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 +78 9 £600 +41.18% 1
Hampshire +33 7 £325 -23.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 6 - -
Berkshire +65 3 £600 +45.28% 1
Surrey +36 2 - - 1
West Sussex +18 1 £650 +38.67% 7
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Azure
6 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (45.00%) XML
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) CRM
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (40.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) Web Development
7 8 (40.00%) DevOps
8 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (35.00%) MCITP
8 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (20.00%) AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.00%) GCP
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) FishEye
4 1 (5.00%) GitLab
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Pensions Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (30.00%) LINQ
6 6 (30.00%) React
6 6 (30.00%) XSL
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (15.00%) Node.js
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
8 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (10.00%) LESS
8 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) CRM
5 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
6 8 (40.00%) DevOps
6 8 (40.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) Iteration Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Kanban
10 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java 8
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCITP
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) MCAD
2 6 (30.00%) MCPD
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Grafana
1 2 (10.00%) Kibana
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.00%) F5