The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 195 193
Rank change year-on-year +46 -2  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 798 686 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.27% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.19% 8.76% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 470 414
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +14.66% +3.44%  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7833 7833 7014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 5237 4483
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 186 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Foundation Server in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in the UK

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +47 741 £393 +3.28% 263
London +70 290 £425 - 73
South East +49 166 £340 -7.79% 47
South West +61 93 £400 +6.66% 20
City of London +15 59 £405 +1.25% 16
Kent +29 57 £338 -10.00% 4
West Midlands +5 50 £375 - 11
Hampshire +44 48 £400 +25.00% 18
Scotland +52 39 £350 +6.06% 10
North West +9 36 £375 +14.50% 36
Surrey +8 34 £400 -5.88% 11
East of England -12 34 £350 -12.50% 28
Manchester +38 29 £375 +31.57% 24
Wiltshire +30 29 £405 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -6 28 £315 -19.23% 24
East Midlands -14 27 £346 +11.24% 19
West Yorkshire 0 25 £315 -17.10% 17
Birmingham +16 24 £375 - 6
Leeds -9 22 £315 -17.10% 8
Renfrewshire +31 21 £335 +4.68% 1
Erskine +30 20 £338 +5.46% 1
Somerset +21 18 £290 -35.55% 8
Swindon +15 18 £413 -8.33%
North East -11 16 £370 +16.07% 5
Andover - 13 £400 - 2
Nottingham +11 12 £343 +14.16% 6
Nottinghamshire +10 12 £343 +24.54% 6
Tyne and Wear -15 12 £383 +22.40% 4
Glasgow +11 11 £375 - 4
Bristol +8 11 £388 +6.89% 5

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 865 (59.04%) .NET
2 773 (52.76%) C#
3 727 (49.62%) SQL Server
4 705 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
5 611 (41.71%) Microsoft
6 564 (38.50%) SQL
7 385 (26.28%) MVC
8 363 (24.78%) JavaScript
9 359 (24.51%) ASP.NET
10 340 (23.21%) Visual Studio
11 326 (22.25%) Scrum
12 297 (20.27%) Windows
13 293 (20.00%) TDD
14 292 (19.93%) CSS
15 291 (19.86%) .NET Framework
16 273 (18.63%) HTML
17 267 (18.23%) Web Services
18 264 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 255 (17.41%) Finance
20 247 (16.86%) Git (software)
21 240 (16.38%) jQuery
22 239 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
23 234 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 232 (15.84%) WCF
25 218 (14.88%) PowerShell
26 207 (14.13%) XML
27 203 (13.86%) Entity Framework
28 199 (13.58%) MS Excel
28 199 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
29 182 (12.42%) T-SQL

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 173 (11.81%) IIS
2 150 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 83 (5.67%) CMS
4 68 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
5 34 (2.32%) Umbraco
6 30 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 26 (1.77%) Confluence
8 21 (1.43%) NServiceBus
9 18 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.89%) Apache
13 13 (0.89%) ColdFusion
13 13 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.82%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.68%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.61%) MS Project Server
16 9 (0.61%) Railo
17 7 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 199 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.84%) MS Office
3 10 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.61%) MS Project
4 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.068%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 94 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.41%) Endur
5 6 (0.41%) FastStats
6 5 (0.34%) SystmOne
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.068%) BPCS
10 1 (0.068%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.068%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.068%) PolarLake
10 1 (0.068%) Primavera
10 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.068%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 264 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.62%) PaaS
4 45 (3.07%) IaaS
5 31 (2.12%) Office 365
6 11 (0.75%) Boomi
7 10 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.61%) SaaS
9 7 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.48%) GitHub
9 7 (0.48%) Yammer
10 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.27%) Akamai
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.14%) Loggly
12 2 (0.14%) Mailgun
12 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.25%) Internet
2 28 (1.91%) SAN
3 25 (1.71%) HTTP
4 24 (1.64%) NAS
5 19 (1.30%) DNS
5 19 (1.30%) PuTTY
5 19 (1.30%) WinSCP
6 17 (1.16%) Extranet
7 12 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.75%) Broadband
9 10 (0.68%) Network Security
10 8 (0.55%) Firewall
10 8 (0.55%) LAN
11 7 (0.48%) Intranet
12 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.41%) LDAP
12 6 (0.41%) X.509
13 5 (0.34%) SNMP
14 4 (0.27%) DHCP
14 4 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (49.62%) SQL Server
2 234 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 173 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 172 (11.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 129 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
6 122 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 100 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 58 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 53 (3.62%) Oracle Database
11 43 (2.94%) Power BI
12 34 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (2.12%) NoSQL
14 29 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (1.91%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.77%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
17 25 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
18 24 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
19 23 (1.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 340 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 247 (16.86%) Git (software)
3 136 (9.28%) JIRA
4 107 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 101 (6.89%) Selenium
6 95 (6.48%) Jenkins
7 86 (5.87%) SpecFlow
8 76 (5.19%) NUnit
9 72 (4.91%) MSBuild
10 71 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 64 (4.37%) MSTest
12 50 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
13 44 (3.00%) Subversion
14 42 (2.87%) HP UFT
15 41 (2.80%) Hudson
16 37 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (2.05%) Moq
18 29 (1.98%) Maven
19 28 (1.91%) WebDriver
20 27 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 255 (17.41%) Finance
2 56 (3.82%) Banking
3 41 (2.80%) Legal
4 37 (2.53%) Marketing
5 31 (2.12%) Retail
6 30 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.30%) Publishing
9 17 (1.16%) Advertising
10 16 (1.09%) Electronics
11 15 (1.02%) Back Office
12 13 (0.89%) Front Office
12 13 (0.89%) Law
13 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.34%) Military
15 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Games
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
18 1 (0.068%) French Language
Job Titles
1 789 (53.86%) Developer
2 352 (24.03%) .NET Developer
3 223 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 164 (11.19%) Analyst
5 152 (10.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 114 (7.78%) SQL Developer
7 84 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (5.60%) Tester
9 79 (5.39%) Test Analyst
10 71 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 68 (4.64%) Microsoft Developer
12 66 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
13 62 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 53 (3.62%) Consultant
15 50 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 47 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 42 (2.87%) SQL Server Developer
18 41 (2.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 41 (2.80%) Dynamics AX Developer
19 37 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (59.04%) .NET
2 359 (24.51%) ASP.NET
3 292 (19.93%) CSS
4 291 (19.86%) .NET Framework
5 273 (18.63%) HTML
6 267 (18.23%) Web Services
7 240 (16.38%) jQuery
8 232 (15.84%) WCF
9 207 (14.13%) XML
10 203 (13.86%) Entity Framework
11 174 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 163 (11.13%) AngularJS
13 154 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 129 (8.81%) HTML5
15 127 (8.67%) LINQ
16 82 (5.60%) RESTful
17 78 (5.32%) SOAP
18 76 (5.19%) WPF
19 72 (4.91%) CSS3
20 70 (4.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.07%) Algorithms
3 44 (3.00%) User Experience
4 41 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.18%) N-Tier
6 27 (1.84%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.77%) W3C
8 21 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.43%) NHS
9 19 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.16%) Replication
11 15 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.89%) Clustering
13 12 (0.82%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.75%) Equities
15 10 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 297 (20.27%) Windows
2 123 (8.40%) Windows Server
3 102 (6.96%) Linux
4 53 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (2.59%) Unix
6 28 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.57%) Solaris
8 21 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.68%) Android
11 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.41%) CentOS
14 4 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.20%) Fedora
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (26.28%) MVC
3 326 (22.25%) Scrum
4 293 (20.00%) TDD
5 239 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 199 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
7 166 (11.33%) DevOps
8 160 (10.92%) BDD
9 111 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 110 (7.51%) Web Development
11 109 (7.44%) SDLC
12 105 (7.17%) CRM
13 103 (7.03%) Migration
14 97 (6.62%) ETL
15 94 (6.42%) Data Modelling
16 93 (6.35%) Automated Testing
17 85 (5.80%) Kanban
17 85 (5.80%) Software Engineering
18 80 (5.46%) Test Scripting
19 79 (5.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 773 (52.76%) C#
2 564 (38.50%) SQL
3 363 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 218 (14.88%) PowerShell
5 182 (12.42%) T-SQL
6 103 (7.03%) Java
7 61 (4.16%) VB.NET
8 42 (2.87%) TypeScript
9 41 (2.80%) F#
10 35 (2.39%) Python
11 32 (2.18%) VB
12 27 (1.84%) Perl
13 26 (1.77%) Ruby
13 26 (1.77%) XAML
14 20 (1.37%) C++
15 19 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.16%) VBA
17 15 (1.02%) ActionScript
17 15 (1.02%) C
18 14 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 140 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 97 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 66 (4.51%) Degree
4 47 (3.21%) ISTQB
5 46 (3.14%) ISEB
6 25 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 12 (0.82%) MCITP
9 8 (0.55%) MCSE
9 8 (0.55%) MCTS
10 7 (0.48%) HNC
11 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.34%) HND
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.34%) MCAD
11 5 (0.34%) MCSD
12 4 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) MCDST
13 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.76%) QA
2 19 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.55%) WCAG
5 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 2 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.80%) Docker
3 21 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.23%) Veritas File System
4 18 (1.23%) vSphere
5 17 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.41%) Gluster
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.14%) KVM
11 2 (0.14%) LXC
11 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 1 (0.068%) HDFS
12 1 (0.068%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (4.51%) Puppet
2 54 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.87%) Ansible
4 20 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (1.30%) NetBackup
6 15 (1.02%) vRealize
7 10 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.55%) Nagios
9 6 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
11 4 (0.27%) Control-M
11 4 (0.27%) rkt
11 4 (0.27%) Salt
11 4 (0.27%) Terraform
12 3 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.20%) Mesos
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.20%) SCOM
12 3 (0.20%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 611 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 173 (11.81%) Oracle
3 56 (3.82%) HP
4 44 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 42 (2.87%) VMware
6 40 (2.73%) SAP
7 36 (2.46%) Sitecore
8 20 (1.37%) IBM
9 19 (1.30%) Apple
10 18 (1.23%) Veritas
11 17 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.16%) Sun
11 17 (1.16%) Symantec
11 17 (1.16%) Telerik
12 16 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.89%) Remedy
14 11 (0.75%) Dell
15 9 (0.61%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.61%) Splunk
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £430.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TJ Peel
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago