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 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 118 137
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 148 173 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.96% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.51% 13.33% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 99 91
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

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 1286 1298 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.50% 14.72% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 794 747
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 June 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
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 June 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 June 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
Surrey -8 38 £400 -5.88% 12
Hampshire -3 34 £375 +7.14% 17
Kent +20 30 £344 -29.48% 3
Berkshire +6 24 £405 -1.81% 12
East Sussex +6 9 £348 -18.23%
West Sussex +24 6 £400 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -16 3 £385 -9.41%
Middlesex +6 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -19 1 £288 -29.23% 7
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 216 (70.36%) .NET
2 194 (63.19%) C#
3 156 (50.81%) SQL
4 154 (50.16%) SQL Server
5 138 (44.95%) Microsoft
6 127 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (37.46%) Web Services
8 98 (31.92%) .NET Framework
9 81 (26.38%) MVC
10 77 (25.08%) Entity Framework
11 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
12 71 (23.13%) Visual Studio
13 69 (22.48%) JavaScript
14 65 (21.17%) Oracle
15 64 (20.85%) XML
16 62 (20.20%) Scrum
17 61 (19.87%) TDD
18 59 (19.22%) Test Automation
19 56 (18.24%) LINQ
20 55 (17.92%) Algorithms
21 54 (17.59%) WCF
21 54 (17.59%) Windows
22 51 (16.61%) Data Management
23 50 (16.29%) ASP.NET Web API
24 48 (15.64%) Migration
24 48 (15.64%) CSS
25 45 (14.66%) Git (software)
25 45 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (14.33%) Multithreading
26 44 (14.33%) Multithreaded Programming

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 40 (13.03%) SharePoint
2 29 (9.45%) IIS
3 20 (6.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.26%) CMS
5 6 (1.95%) Confluence
5 6 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.98%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.33%) phpBB
9 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.93%) PaaS
3 8 (2.61%) IaaS
4 7 (2.28%) Office 365
5 4 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.65%) Mailgun
7 2 (0.65%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.91%) PuTTY
1 12 (3.91%) WinSCP
2 11 (3.58%) NAS
2 11 (3.58%) SAN
3 8 (2.61%) Internet
4 4 (1.30%) LAN
5 3 (0.98%) DNS
5 3 (0.98%) HTTP
6 2 (0.65%) Firewall
6 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.65%) LDAP
6 2 (0.65%) Skype
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) IMAP
7 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.33%) SMTP
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (50.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (5.54%) Oracle Database
6 17 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (3.26%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.28%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.28%) MySQL
11 7 (2.28%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (23.13%) Visual Studio
2 45 (14.66%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.42%) MSBuild
4 29 (9.45%) NUnit
5 28 (9.12%) Selenium
6 23 (7.49%) SpecFlow
7 21 (6.84%) TeamCity
8 20 (6.51%) Moq
9 17 (5.54%) HP UFT
10 16 (5.21%) JIRA
11 15 (4.89%) ReSharper
12 12 (3.91%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (3.58%) Ant
14 10 (3.26%) Jenkins
14 10 (3.26%) Maven
14 10 (3.26%) Toad
15 9 (2.93%) Eclipse
15 9 (2.93%) MSTest
15 9 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (12.70%) Finance
2 12 (3.91%) Legal
3 7 (2.28%) Publishing
4 6 (1.95%) Banking
5 4 (1.30%) Marketing
5 4 (1.30%) Military
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Games
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 189 (61.56%) Developer
2 109 (35.50%) .NET Developer
3 58 (18.89%) C# Developer
4 49 (15.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (14.98%) SQL Developer
6 30 (9.77%) Analyst
7 29 (9.45%) WPF Developer
8 24 (7.82%) Tester
9 17 (5.54%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.54%) Test Analyst
9 17 (5.54%) WinForms Developer
10 15 (4.89%) Administrator
10 15 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (4.23%) Consultant
11 13 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
12 12 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.58%) Storage Administrator
13 11 (3.58%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.58%) Unix Administrator
13 11 (3.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (70.36%) .NET
2 115 (37.46%) Web Services
3 98 (31.92%) .NET Framework
4 77 (25.08%) Entity Framework
5 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
6 64 (20.85%) XML
7 56 (18.24%) LINQ
8 54 (17.59%) WCF
9 50 (16.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (15.64%) CSS
11 40 (13.03%) JSON
12 38 (12.38%) LINQ to SQL
13 37 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (11.07%) WPF
15 31 (10.10%) REST
15 31 (10.10%) RESTful
16 28 (9.12%) jQuery
17 27 (8.79%) HTML
18 22 (7.17%) ADO.NET
19 19 (6.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.92%) Algorithms
2 23 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (6.84%) Mobile App
4 19 (6.19%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.56%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (3.58%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.95%) Replication
11 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.30%) NHS
11 4 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.98%) User Experience
13 2 (0.65%) Clustering
13 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.65%) iPad
13 2 (0.65%) iPhone
13 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.59%) Windows
2 40 (13.03%) Linux
3 25 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.89%) Solaris
4 15 (4.89%) Unix
5 13 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.58%) Android
6 11 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.63%) Debian
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.38%) MVC
3 62 (20.20%) Scrum
4 61 (19.87%) TDD
5 59 (19.22%) Test Automation
6 51 (16.61%) Data Management
7 48 (15.64%) Migration
8 45 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (14.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 44 (14.33%) Multithreading
10 35 (11.40%) Test Scripting
11 33 (10.75%) Concurrent Programming
11 33 (10.75%) High Availability
11 33 (10.75%) Unit Testing
12 31 (10.10%) DevOps
12 31 (10.10%) Test Strategy
13 28 (9.12%) MVVM
14 26 (8.47%) Web Development
15 24 (7.82%) Dependency Injection
16 21 (6.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 194 (63.19%) C#
2 156 (50.81%) SQL
3 69 (22.48%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.38%) T-SQL
5 32 (10.42%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.14%) PowerShell
7 24 (7.82%) Java
8 19 (6.19%) F#
9 17 (5.54%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.58%) VB
11 8 (2.61%) C
11 8 (2.61%) Python
11 8 (2.61%) XAML
12 7 (2.28%) C++
13 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.63%) ES6
14 2 (0.65%) XQuery
15 1 (0.33%) PHP
15 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.17%) ISTQB
4 21 (6.84%) ISEB
5 16 (5.21%) Degree
6 14 (4.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.30%) HNC
8 4 (1.30%) MCSE
8 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.54%) QA
2 10 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 11 (3.58%) Veritas File System
2 9 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.28%) vSphere
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.58%) NetBackup
2 8 (2.61%) Puppet
3 6 (1.95%) vRealize
4 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Ambari
7 1 (0.33%) Control-M
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.33%) Piwik
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 138 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.17%) Oracle
3 32 (10.42%) HP
4 24 (7.82%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.21%) VMware
6 14 (4.56%) Telerik
7 11 (3.58%) Infragistics
7 11 (3.58%) Sun
7 11 (3.58%) Symantec
7 11 (3.58%) Veritas
8 7 (2.28%) Remedy
8 7 (2.28%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.95%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.95%) Serena
10 5 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.30%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.30%) Nintex
11 4 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.30%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.98%) Google
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago