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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
England / South East
Rank 99 146 134
Rank change year-on-year +47 -12  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 159 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 1.33% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.54% 10.02% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 86
Median daily rate £338 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £281 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.00% -45.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £25.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1174 1227 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.18% 13.31% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 784 688
Median daily rate £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East.

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

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +26 55 £338 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +40 48 £388 +21.09% 18
Surrey +17 33 £400 -5.88% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £325 -3.70% 2
Berkshire -9 5 £438 +1.44% 7
West Sussex 0 4 £388 +19.23% 4
East Sussex - 3 £256 -
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 192 (66.44%) .NET
2 180 (62.28%) C#
3 150 (51.90%) SQL
4 128 (44.29%) SQL Server
5 124 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (33.22%) Microsoft
7 94 (32.53%) Web Services
8 92 (31.83%) XML
9 83 (28.72%) .NET Framework
10 71 (24.57%) ASP.NET
10 71 (24.57%) MVC
10 71 (24.57%) TDD
11 70 (24.22%) Oracle
12 69 (23.88%) LINQ
13 68 (23.53%) WCF
14 62 (21.45%) JavaScript
15 60 (20.76%) Entity Framework
16 57 (19.72%) Visual Studio
17 52 (17.99%) Windows
18 51 (17.65%) CSS
19 49 (16.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (16.61%) LINQ to SQL
21 47 (16.26%) Migration
22 46 (15.92%) Scrum
23 44 (15.22%) Algorithms
23 44 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
24 43 (14.88%) Git (software)
24 43 (14.88%) jQuery
24 43 (14.88%) BDD
25 42 (14.53%) Security Cleared

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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 35 (12.11%) IIS
2 23 (7.96%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.77%) CMS
5 7 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.69%) Confluence
7 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) phpBB
8 1 (0.35%) Railo
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.11%) PaaS
3 7 (2.42%) Boomi
4 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.08%) IaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Office 365
6 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.69%) Mailgun
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.27%) SAN
2 20 (6.92%) NAS
3 13 (4.50%) Internet
4 10 (3.46%) PuTTY
4 10 (3.46%) WinSCP
5 6 (2.08%) LAN
6 3 (1.04%) DNS
7 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.69%) LDAP
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.35%) HTTP
8 1 (0.35%) Intranet
8 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.35%) SNMP
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) VPN
8 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (10.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.54%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.11%) MySQL
9 8 (2.77%) DB2
9 8 (2.77%) MarkLogic
9 8 (2.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.42%) MS Access
10 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 57 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 43 (14.88%) Git (software)
3 41 (14.19%) Selenium
4 39 (13.49%) SpecFlow
5 27 (9.34%) NUnit
6 21 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 20 (6.92%) Moq
7 20 (6.92%) MSBuild
8 19 (6.57%) JIRA
9 16 (5.54%) MSTest
9 16 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (5.19%) HP UFT
11 14 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (4.84%) ReSharper
12 13 (4.50%) NuGet
12 13 (4.50%) WebDriver
13 10 (3.46%) Bower
13 10 (3.46%) Grunt
14 9 (3.11%) Eclipse
15 8 (2.77%) JUnit
General
1 33 (11.42%) Finance
2 22 (7.61%) Legal
3 17 (5.88%) Publishing
4 7 (2.42%) Marketing
5 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.73%) Military
6 4 (1.38%) Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Electronics
6 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (56.06%) Developer
2 93 (32.18%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.96%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 36 (12.46%) SQL Developer
5 33 (11.42%) Tester
6 28 (9.69%) Analyst
7 20 (6.92%) WPF Developer
8 18 (6.23%) Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Storage Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Unix Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 17 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 16 (5.54%) WinForms Developer
11 15 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Automation Tester
12 11 (3.81%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (66.44%) .NET
2 94 (32.53%) Web Services
3 92 (31.83%) XML
4 83 (28.72%) .NET Framework
5 71 (24.57%) ASP.NET
6 69 (23.88%) LINQ
7 68 (23.53%) WCF
8 60 (20.76%) Entity Framework
9 51 (17.65%) CSS
10 49 (16.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (16.61%) LINQ to SQL
12 43 (14.88%) jQuery
13 40 (13.84%) HTML
14 38 (13.15%) JSON
15 31 (10.73%) Ajax
16 29 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (9.69%) SOAP
18 23 (7.96%) RESTful
19 22 (7.61%) WPF
20 18 (6.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.22%) Algorithms
2 20 (6.92%) Client/Server
3 19 (6.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.50%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.77%) Replication
7 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.69%) iPad
11 2 (0.69%) iPhone
11 2 (0.69%) User Experience
12 1 (0.35%) AS400
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.99%) Windows
2 41 (14.19%) Linux
3 21 (7.27%) Unix
4 19 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.23%) Solaris
6 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.73%) Android
7 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (24.57%) MVC
2 71 (24.57%) TDD
3 47 (16.26%) Migration
4 46 (15.92%) Scrum
5 44 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (14.88%) BDD
7 40 (13.84%) Data Management
8 37 (12.80%) Test Scripting
8 37 (12.80%) Test Strategy
9 36 (12.46%) Multithreaded Programming
9 36 (12.46%) Multithreading
10 32 (11.07%) Concurrent Programming
11 28 (9.69%) High Availability
11 28 (9.69%) Web Development
12 27 (9.34%) MVVM
13 25 (8.65%) Regression Testing
13 25 (8.65%) Unit Testing
14 24 (8.30%) Defect Tracking
14 24 (8.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 180 (62.28%) C#
2 150 (51.90%) SQL
3 62 (21.45%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.84%) VB.NET
5 33 (11.42%) T-SQL
6 27 (9.34%) F#
7 22 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.54%) Java
9 13 (4.50%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.81%) VB
11 8 (2.77%) C++
11 8 (2.77%) Python
11 8 (2.77%) XQuery
12 7 (2.42%) VBA
13 5 (1.73%) ES6
14 4 (1.38%) C
14 4 (1.38%) VBScript
15 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.69%) Perl
16 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.50%) Degree
3 13 (4.50%) ISEB
3 13 (4.50%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.69%) HNC
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.27%) QA
2 9 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) SDET
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.23%) Veritas File System
2 17 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.08%) vSphere
4 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.04%) Docker
6 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.42%) Puppet
3 6 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.38%) vRealize
5 1 (0.35%) Control-M
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.35%) Piwik
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (33.22%) Microsoft
2 70 (24.22%) Oracle
3 27 (9.34%) Red Hat
4 24 (8.30%) HP
5 18 (6.23%) Veritas
6 17 (5.88%) Sun
6 17 (5.88%) Symantec
6 17 (5.88%) VMware
7 12 (4.15%) Telerik
8 7 (2.42%) Dell
8 7 (2.42%) Remedy
8 7 (2.42%) SAP
9 6 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.38%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.38%) Infragistics
11 3 (1.04%) Citrix
11 3 (1.04%) Google
12 2 (0.69%) DevExpress
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago