Period
to 13 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 145 114
Rank change year-on-year -62 -31 +13
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 145 290 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.74% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.63% 8.91% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 195 263
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +1.97%
10th Percentile £358 £316 £300
90th Percentile £638 £525 £484
England median daily rate £440 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £38.50 £36.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £59.50 £44.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% -1.16%

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 2,186 3,253 2,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.96% 19.55% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,288 2,013 1,814
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 62 95
South East median hourly rate £41.13 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.13 £27.10 £26.00
90th Percentile £80.63 £59.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 13 November 2019.

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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 +40 43 £485 +2.65% 8
Hampshire -8 41 £440 +17.33% 7
West Sussex -10 22 £469 +36.86% 6
Thames Valley -32 21 £425 - 23
Kent -1 11 £390 -8.24% 3
Berkshire -34 11 £413 -2.82% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £425 - 5
East Sussex -6 6 £750 +87.50% 1
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 80 (55.17%) .NET
2 72 (49.66%) C#
3 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (40.00%) Azure
5 57 (39.31%) SQL
6 50 (34.48%) DevOps
7 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
8 45 (31.03%) Test Automation
9 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
10 34 (23.45%) TDD
11 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
12 32 (22.07%) Scrum
13 31 (21.38%) PowerShell
14 28 (19.31%) Visual Studio
14 28 (19.31%) Web Services
15 26 (17.93%) Finance
15 26 (17.93%) JIRA
16 24 (16.55%) MVC
17 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
17 22 (15.17%) AWS
18 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
19 20 (13.79%) CSS
19 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
19 20 (13.79%) .NET Framework
19 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
19 20 (13.79%) React
20 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
20 19 (13.10%) HTML
21 17 (11.72%) T-SQL
21 17 (11.72%) Windows

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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.59%) IIS
3 7 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.76%) Confluence
5 2 (1.38%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.38%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.69%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 58 (40.00%) Azure
2 22 (15.17%) AWS
3 14 (9.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (8.97%) PaaS
5 10 (6.90%) Serverless
6 8 (5.52%) GitHub
7 7 (4.83%) Azure Functions
7 7 (4.83%) IaaS
7 7 (4.83%) SaaS
8 5 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.38%) Azure Stack
10 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.38%) NuGet
10 2 (1.38%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.69%) npm
11 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.07%) WinSCP
3 2 (1.38%) DNS
3 2 (1.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.76%) Power BI
7 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.76%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.07%) Big Data
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.07%) SQLite
9 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.38%) Redis
9 2 (1.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.31%) Visual Studio
3 26 (17.93%) JIRA
4 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 15 (10.34%) Selenium
6 14 (9.66%) TeamCity
7 9 (6.21%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.52%) ReSharper
9 7 (4.83%) Ant
9 7 (4.83%) JMeter
10 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.14%) Subversion
11 5 (3.45%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.45%) MSBuild
11 5 (3.45%) MSTest
12 4 (2.76%) CruiseControl
12 4 (2.76%) Maven
12 4 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.76%) Pylint
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Banking
2 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Police
3 3 (2.07%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.38%) Back Office
4 2 (1.38%) Front Office
4 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (40.69%) Developer
2 30 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) Analyst
4 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Azure DevOps
6 11 (7.59%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 10 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Automation Tester
8 9 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Scrum Master
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Tester
9 8 (5.52%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Agile Scrum Master
10 6 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.17%) .NET
2 28 (19.31%) Web Services
3 20 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 20 (13.79%) CSS
3 20 (13.79%) React
4 19 (13.10%) HTML
5 16 (11.03%) .NET Core
6 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.34%) JSON
7 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.52%) HTML5
9 8 (5.52%) REST
9 8 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (4.83%) jQuery
10 7 (4.83%) XML
11 6 (4.14%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.45%) RESTful
13 4 (2.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.07%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) Social Media
5 2 (1.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Robotics
6 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) Linux
3 9 (6.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.07%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.48%) DevOps
3 45 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 34 (23.45%) TDD
5 32 (22.07%) Scrum
6 24 (16.55%) MVC
7 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.03%) Front End Development
8 16 (11.03%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.66%) Performance Optimisation
10 13 (8.97%) Kanban
11 12 (8.28%) BDD
11 12 (8.28%) Functional Testing
11 12 (8.28%) OO
12 11 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (7.59%) ITIL
13 10 (6.90%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (6.90%) OOP
13 10 (6.90%) Performance Testing
13 10 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.66%) C#
2 57 (39.31%) SQL
3 31 (21.38%) PowerShell
4 22 (15.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.72%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.97%) Java
7 7 (4.83%) Python
8 4 (2.76%) ABAP
8 4 (2.76%) SAPscript
8 4 (2.76%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.76%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.07%) F#
9 3 (2.07%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.38%) C++
10 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.38%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) ISEB
4 10 (6.90%) Degree
5 7 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) GDPR
3 2 (1.38%) PMO
4 1 (0.69%) HL7
4 1 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) Docker
4 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.45%) vSphere
5 3 (2.07%) LXC
5 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) HP ALM
2 10 (6.90%) Ansible
3 7 (4.83%) MIIS
4 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.76%) SCCM
6 2 (1.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.69%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) HP
3 11 (7.59%) VMware
4 9 (6.21%) SAP
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.76%) Telerik
6 3 (2.07%) Ariba
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) Citrix
6 3 (2.07%) Databricks
6 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.07%) Software AG
6 3 (2.07%) webMethods
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.69%) Aruba
8 1 (0.69%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.69%) Xamarin