Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 123 116
Rank change year-on-year -38 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 274 330 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.96% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.31% 11.16% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 249 238
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -0.66% -3.21%
10th Percentile £319 £284 £312
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £35.63 £43.25 £41.50
90th Percentile £42.88 £47.05 £44.50
England median hourly rate £38.86 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.58% +3.01%

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 3,297 2,956 2,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.51% 17.58% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,033 1,801 1,497
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 86 76
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £33.00 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £60.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 14 December 2018.

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
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 14 December 2018. 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 +31 81 £450 +20.00% 13
Hampshire -41 58 £375 - 19
West Sussex +25 46 £343 - 11
Berkshire -11 44 £450 +12.50% 9
Surrey -78 36 £468 +10.00% 13
Kent -5 26 £425 +21.43% 4
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £425 +17.24% 3
Oxfordshire +26 18 £525 +61.54% 1
East Sussex +3 18 £413 +2.80% 1
Sussex +4 2 - -
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 157 (57.30%) C#
2 148 (54.01%) .NET
3 131 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (42.70%) SQL Server
5 116 (42.34%) SQL
6 99 (36.13%) Microsoft
7 84 (30.66%) JavaScript
8 81 (29.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 78 (28.47%) .NET Framework
10 71 (25.91%) Visual Studio
11 70 (25.55%) ASP.NET
12 67 (24.45%) Scrum
12 67 (24.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (22.26%) MVC
13 61 (22.26%) TDD
14 54 (19.71%) jQuery
15 51 (18.61%) Web Services
16 49 (17.88%) Visual Studio Team System
16 49 (17.88%) Entity Framework
17 47 (17.15%) DevOps
17 47 (17.15%) CSS
17 47 (17.15%) HTML
18 46 (16.79%) Test Automation
19 45 (16.42%) Finance
20 44 (16.06%) Git (software)
21 42 (15.33%) XML
22 41 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
22 41 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (14.23%) Windows
24 37 (13.50%) T-SQL

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 35 (12.77%) IIS
2 25 (9.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.38%) CMS
4 10 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.65%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.28%) Confluence
5 9 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
9 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.73%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.03%) GitHub
3 21 (7.66%) Serverless
4 20 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (6.93%) SaaS
6 10 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (3.65%) IaaS
6 10 (3.65%) PaaS
7 7 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.55%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.82%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.09%) CloudTest
11 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.73%) Office 365
12 1 (0.36%) Trello
12 1 (0.36%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.03%) Internet
2 18 (6.57%) DNS
3 10 (3.65%) IMAP
3 10 (3.65%) SMTP
4 8 (2.92%) Firewall
5 7 (2.55%) Kerberos
5 7 (2.55%) VPN
6 6 (2.19%) SSL
6 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.19%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.73%) FTP
7 2 (0.73%) Network Security
7 2 (0.73%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.73%) Skype
7 2 (0.73%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.36%) CTI
8 1 (0.36%) HTTP
8 1 (0.36%) Intranet
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (42.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.65%) Power BI
7 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.92%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (2.55%) MySQL
9 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (25.91%) Visual Studio
2 49 (17.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 44 (16.06%) Git (software)
4 32 (11.68%) JIRA
5 31 (11.31%) Selenium
6 17 (6.20%) Subversion
7 11 (4.01%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.01%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.65%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.28%) InstallShield
9 9 (3.28%) NUnit
10 8 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.92%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.55%) HP UFT
12 6 (2.19%) Fiddler
12 6 (2.19%) MSTest
12 6 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (2.19%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 45 (16.42%) Finance
2 5 (1.82%) Advertising
3 4 (1.46%) Banking
3 4 (1.46%) Publishing
3 4 (1.46%) Retail
4 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (0.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.36%) Front Office
5 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (60.22%) Developer
2 73 (26.64%) .NET Developer
3 59 (21.53%) C# Developer
4 37 (13.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 25 (9.12%) Analyst
7 20 (7.30%) Tester
8 16 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (5.84%) Test Analyst
9 15 (5.47%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.11%) Azure Developer
10 14 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) CRM Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (54.01%) .NET
2 78 (28.47%) .NET Framework
3 70 (25.55%) ASP.NET
4 67 (24.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 54 (19.71%) jQuery
6 51 (18.61%) Web Services
7 49 (17.88%) Entity Framework
8 47 (17.15%) CSS
8 47 (17.15%) HTML
9 42 (15.33%) XML
10 41 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (10.58%) LINQ
11 29 (10.58%) WCF
12 28 (10.22%) AngularJS
12 28 (10.22%) REST
13 26 (9.49%) JSON
14 22 (8.03%) HTML5
14 22 (8.03%) RESTful
15 21 (7.66%) LINQ to SQL
16 18 (6.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.65%) User Experience
3 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.55%) PKI
4 7 (2.55%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Clustering
6 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.09%) W3C
7 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.36%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.23%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.38%) Linux
4 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.09%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.45%) Scrum
3 61 (22.26%) MVC
3 61 (22.26%) TDD
4 47 (17.15%) DevOps
5 46 (16.79%) Test Automation
6 41 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (11.68%) BDD
8 24 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (8.76%) Multithreading
9 23 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (7.66%) SDLC
10 21 (7.66%) Web Development
11 20 (7.30%) Concurrent Programming
11 20 (7.30%) Multithreaded Programming
12 19 (6.93%) OO
13 18 (6.57%) User Stories
14 17 (6.20%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (6.20%) Migration
15 16 (5.84%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (57.30%) C#
2 116 (42.34%) SQL
3 84 (30.66%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.50%) T-SQL
5 34 (12.41%) PowerShell
6 20 (7.30%) Java
7 11 (4.01%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.55%) C++
8 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.55%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.19%) F#
9 6 (2.19%) VB
10 4 (1.46%) Python
10 4 (1.46%) XAML
11 3 (1.09%) VBScript
12 2 (0.73%) VB6
12 2 (0.73%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) ABAP
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.84%) Degree
3 15 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.65%) ISEB
4 10 (3.65%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.46%) MCSE
7 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.76%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (7.30%) Docker
2 7 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.46%) vSphere
5 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.11%) Ansible
3 13 (4.74%) Puppet
4 9 (3.28%) HP ALM
5 8 (2.92%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.19%) Terraform
7 5 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) SCOM
10 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) Foglight
10 1 (0.36%) Grafana
10 1 (0.36%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Sentry
10 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.49%) Oracle
3 11 (4.01%) HP
4 9 (3.28%) VMware
5 6 (2.19%) Guidewire
5 6 (2.19%) Trend Micro
6 4 (1.46%) Citrix
6 4 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.46%) SAP
6 4 (1.46%) Telerik
7 3 (1.09%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.09%) Tableau
7 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.73%) Google
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.73%) Software AG
8 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.73%) webMethods