Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 145 118
Rank change year-on-year -16 -27 +25
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 226 275 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 1.66% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.21% 8.98% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 183 188
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.99% -3.42%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £294
90th Percentile £565 £534 £441
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -1.16% -
10th Percentile £52.50 £37.50 £24.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.75 £53.70
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% -1.16% +13.16%

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 2,752 3,062 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.68% 18.43% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,741 1,864 1,451
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +0.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 81
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -3.91%
10th Percentile £35.88 £35.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £67.25 £74.34
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% -1.18%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 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
Hampshire -19 78 £425 +6.25% 4
Thames Valley +7 56 £425 +6.25% 7
Surrey -2 40 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire -12 29 £425 +6.25% 5
Kent +10 28 £500 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 21 £375 -13.79% 2
West Sussex +7 17 £469 +17.19% 3
Oxfordshire +24 7 £450 +20.00%
East Sussex -17 5 £200 -48.39%
Team Foundation Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 130 (57.52%) .NET
2 127 (56.19%) C#
3 123 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (42.48%) Microsoft
5 81 (35.84%) SQL Server
6 78 (34.51%) Web Services
7 76 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 69 (30.53%) SQL
9 67 (29.65%) Visual Studio
10 61 (26.99%) Git (software)
11 58 (25.66%) MVC
12 56 (24.78%) TDD
13 52 (23.01%) DevOps
14 50 (22.12%) Test Automation
14 50 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (22.12%) ASP.NET
15 48 (21.24%) CSS
15 48 (21.24%) Scrum
16 46 (20.35%) HTML
17 45 (19.91%) .NET Framework
18 37 (16.37%) Entity Framework
18 37 (16.37%) REST
19 35 (15.49%) PowerShell
20 33 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 32 (14.16%) JSON
22 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
22 30 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (12.83%) AngularJS
23 29 (12.83%) Web Development
24 28 (12.39%) XML

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 30 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.52%) IIS
3 12 (5.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.21%) Confluence
5 5 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.33%) CMS
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.41%) PaaS
4 11 (4.87%) IaaS
5 9 (3.98%) OpenShift
6 8 (3.54%) GitHub
7 7 (3.10%) SaaS
8 6 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (2.65%) Office 365
8 6 (2.65%) Serverless
9 5 (2.21%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.77%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.77%) npm
10 4 (1.77%) NuGet
11 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.33%) ShareGate
12 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) DNS
2 5 (2.21%) LAN
3 4 (1.77%) Firewall
4 3 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.33%) SSL
4 3 (1.33%) WAN
4 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (35.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.21%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.21%) Redis
6 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.77%) Power BI
7 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.88%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.88%) MySQL
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 67 (29.65%) Visual Studio
2 61 (26.99%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.73%) JIRA
4 20 (8.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (7.08%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.75%) Selenium
7 10 (4.42%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.21%) Mocha
10 5 (2.21%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.21%) ReSharper
10 5 (2.21%) Subversion
10 5 (2.21%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.77%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.77%) Bower
11 4 (1.77%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.77%) NUnit
11 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (5.31%) Finance
2 5 (2.21%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.21%) Legal
2 5 (2.21%) Publishing
3 4 (1.77%) Marketing
4 3 (1.33%) Back Office
4 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Avionics
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (57.08%) Developer
2 70 (30.97%) .NET Developer
3 40 (17.70%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.64%) Analyst
7 15 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (6.64%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.75%) Test Manager
9 12 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (4.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (3.54%) SharePoint Developer
13 8 (3.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (57.52%) .NET
2 78 (34.51%) Web Services
3 50 (22.12%) ASP.NET
4 48 (21.24%) CSS
5 46 (20.35%) HTML
6 45 (19.91%) .NET Framework
7 37 (16.37%) Entity Framework
7 37 (16.37%) REST
8 33 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (14.16%) JSON
10 29 (12.83%) AngularJS
11 28 (12.39%) XML
12 26 (11.50%) jQuery
13 23 (10.18%) WCF
14 22 (9.73%) RESTful
15 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (8.85%) React
17 18 (7.96%) .NET Core
17 18 (7.96%) Ajax
18 16 (7.08%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.10%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.21%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.88%) Clustering
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) AS400
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) iSeries
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.06%) Windows
2 10 (4.42%) Linux
3 8 (3.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.33%) Unix
5 2 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.66%) MVC
3 56 (24.78%) TDD
4 52 (23.01%) DevOps
5 50 (22.12%) Test Automation
6 48 (21.24%) Scrum
7 30 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.83%) Web Development
9 28 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (11.95%) Unit Testing
11 23 (10.18%) Test Scripting
12 22 (9.73%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (9.29%) Regression Testing
14 19 (8.41%) Kanban
14 19 (8.41%) OOP
14 19 (8.41%) SOLID
15 18 (7.96%) Software Engineering
16 16 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (56.19%) C#
2 76 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 69 (30.53%) SQL
4 35 (15.49%) PowerShell
5 16 (7.08%) TypeScript
6 15 (6.64%) Java
7 11 (4.87%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.10%) C++
8 7 (3.10%) Python
8 7 (3.10%) XAML
9 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.77%) C
10 4 (1.77%) F#
11 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
11 3 (1.33%) Ruby
11 3 (1.33%) VB
11 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.88%) ABAP
12 2 (0.88%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.29%) Degree
3 20 (8.85%) ISTQB
3 20 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.08%) ISEB
5 9 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) MCSE
7 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.88%) CCNP
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.77%) PMO
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (7.96%) Docker
2 14 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) KVM
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.96%) HP ALM
2 13 (5.75%) Ansible
2 13 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.75%) Puppet
3 7 (3.10%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.10%) SCCM
4 3 (1.33%) Marathon
4 3 (1.33%) Terraform
5 2 (0.88%) Kibana
5 2 (0.88%) SCOM
5 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (42.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.96%) HP
3 17 (7.52%) Telerik
4 14 (6.19%) Oracle
5 12 (5.31%) SAP
6 7 (3.10%) VMware
7 5 (2.21%) Cisco
7 5 (2.21%) Google
8 4 (1.77%) Aruba
8 4 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.77%) Juniper
8 4 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.77%) Serena
8 4 (1.77%) webMethods
9 3 (1.33%) Ariba
9 3 (1.33%) F5
9 3 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.33%) Sitecore