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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
UK
Rank 144 188 199
Rank change year-on-year +44 +11  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 787 684 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.29% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.15% 8.92% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 471 403
Median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £31.00 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.66% -11.76%  

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 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
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 £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 23 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 23 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 +40 729 £376 -2.33% 231
London +48 282 £425 - 57
South East +45 155 £339 -9.66% 47
South West +63 96 £388 +8.77% 19
City of London +25 59 £368 -8.12% 11
Kent +32 53 £338 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +11 53 £350 -6.66% 9
Hampshire +38 47 £400 +25.00% 18
Scotland +48 39 £350 +6.06% 7
North West +1 37 £375 +14.50% 31
East of England -11 34 £350 -12.50% 27
Surrey +22 33 £400 -5.88% 10
Manchester +37 30 £375 +31.57% 18
East Midlands -6 30 £350 +12.44% 13
Wiltshire +25 29 £411 +9.66% 4
Yorkshire -13 29 £315 -21.25% 21
Birmingham +18 26 £363 -3.33% 3
West Yorkshire -13 25 £315 -17.10% 12
Somerset +19 22 £280 -37.77% 4
Leeds -10 22 £315 -18.18% 6
Renfrewshire +29 21 £335 +4.68%
Erskine +30 20 £338 +5.46%
Swindon +18 19 £413 -8.33% 1
Nottingham +10 13 £343 +14.16% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 13 £343 +24.54% 1
Andover - 13 £400 - 1
Glasgow +14 12 £375 - 2
Bristol +12 12 £375 +3.44% 3
North East -14 12 £345 +8.23% 6
Epsom +8 11 - -

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 843 (58.22%) .NET
2 768 (53.04%) C#
3 715 (49.38%) SQL Server
4 692 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
5 601 (41.51%) Microsoft
6 556 (38.40%) SQL
7 375 (25.90%) MVC
8 362 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 359 (24.79%) ASP.NET
10 340 (23.48%) Visual Studio
11 311 (21.48%) Scrum
12 295 (20.37%) CSS
13 292 (20.17%) Windows
13 292 (20.17%) TDD
14 284 (19.61%) .NET Framework
15 275 (18.99%) HTML
16 267 (18.44%) Web Services
17 252 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
18 246 (16.99%) Finance
19 241 (16.64%) jQuery
20 240 (16.57%) Git (software)
21 235 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 233 (16.09%) WCF
23 229 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
24 214 (14.78%) PowerShell
25 200 (13.81%) XML
25 200 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
26 194 (13.40%) MS Excel
27 192 (13.26%) Entity Framework
28 185 (12.78%) T-SQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related 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
1 170 (11.74%) IIS
2 149 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 79 (5.46%) CMS
4 71 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.66%) Confluence
8 21 (1.45%) NServiceBus
9 17 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.90%) Apache
12 13 (0.90%) ColdFusion
13 12 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.76%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.62%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.62%) Railo
15 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 194 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.73%) MS Office
3 10 (0.69%) MS Project
3 10 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.069%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 92 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.41%) Endur
5 6 (0.41%) FastStats
6 5 (0.35%) SystmOne
7 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.069%) BPCS
10 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.069%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.069%) PolarLake
10 1 (0.069%) Primavera
10 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 252 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.59%) PaaS
3 48 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (3.11%) IaaS
5 33 (2.28%) Office 365
6 11 (0.76%) Boomi
7 10 (0.69%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.62%) SaaS
9 8 (0.55%) Yammer
10 7 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.48%) GitHub
11 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.14%) Loggly
13 2 (0.14%) Mailgun
13 2 (0.14%) Slack
13 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.28%) Internet
2 28 (1.93%) SAN
3 24 (1.66%) HTTP
3 24 (1.66%) NAS
4 19 (1.31%) DNS
5 17 (1.17%) Extranet
6 14 (0.97%) PuTTY
6 14 (0.97%) WinSCP
7 11 (0.76%) Broadband
7 11 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.69%) Network Security
9 8 (0.55%) Firewall
9 8 (0.55%) LAN
10 7 (0.48%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.48%) Intranet
10 7 (0.48%) X.509
11 5 (0.35%) LDAP
11 5 (0.35%) SNMP
12 4 (0.28%) DHCP
12 4 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (49.38%) SQL Server
2 235 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 126 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 101 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 57 (3.94%) Relational Database
10 45 (3.11%) Power BI
11 44 (3.04%) Oracle Database
12 31 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (2.07%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.86%) MongoDB
15 26 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (1.66%) MySQL
16 24 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 21 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 340 (23.48%) Visual Studio
2 240 (16.57%) Git (software)
3 132 (9.12%) JIRA
4 99 (6.84%) TeamCity
5 96 (6.63%) Selenium
6 81 (5.59%) Jenkins
7 80 (5.52%) SpecFlow
8 73 (5.04%) NUnit
9 71 (4.90%) MSBuild
10 66 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 64 (4.42%) MSTest
12 56 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
13 45 (3.11%) Subversion
14 41 (2.83%) Hudson
15 38 (2.62%) HP UFT
16 36 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (1.93%) Maven
18 27 (1.86%) Moq
18 27 (1.86%) WebDriver
19 24 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 246 (16.99%) Finance
2 57 (3.94%) Banking
3 41 (2.83%) Legal
4 36 (2.49%) Marketing
5 34 (2.35%) Retail
6 29 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.24%) Publishing
9 17 (1.17%) Advertising
10 15 (1.04%) Back Office
11 14 (0.97%) Electronics
12 13 (0.90%) Law
13 12 (0.83%) Front Office
14 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.35%) Military
16 3 (0.21%) Billing
16 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.14%) French Language
17 2 (0.14%) Games
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 781 (53.94%) Developer
2 345 (23.83%) .NET Developer
3 225 (15.54%) C# Developer
4 163 (11.26%) Analyst
5 153 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 115 (7.94%) SQL Developer
7 81 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 81 (5.59%) Tester
8 79 (5.46%) Test Analyst
9 70 (4.83%) Microsoft Developer
9 70 (4.83%) Software Developer
10 64 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 63 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 53 (3.66%) Consultant
13 51 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 50 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 44 (3.04%) SQL Server Developer
16 42 (2.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
17 41 (2.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 843 (58.22%) .NET
2 359 (24.79%) ASP.NET
3 295 (20.37%) CSS
4 284 (19.61%) .NET Framework
5 275 (18.99%) HTML
6 267 (18.44%) Web Services
7 241 (16.64%) jQuery
8 233 (16.09%) WCF
9 200 (13.81%) XML
10 192 (13.26%) Entity Framework
11 174 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 158 (10.91%) AngularJS
13 147 (10.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 129 (8.91%) HTML5
15 124 (8.56%) LINQ
16 80 (5.52%) RESTful
17 73 (5.04%) CSS3
18 70 (4.83%) SOAP
18 70 (4.83%) WPF
19 69 (4.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.04%) Algorithms
2 44 (3.04%) User Experience
3 42 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.21%) N-Tier
5 26 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 26 (1.80%) W3C
6 25 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.45%) NHS
8 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.24%) Replication
11 16 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.97%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.90%) Clustering
14 13 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 13 (0.90%) Equities
15 10 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 292 (20.17%) Windows
2 115 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 94 (6.49%) Linux
4 49 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (2.62%) Unix
6 23 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.59%) Solaris
6 23 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.76%) Android
9 10 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.41%) CentOS
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Fedora
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (25.90%) MVC
3 311 (21.48%) Scrum
4 292 (20.17%) TDD
5 229 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
6 200 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
7 154 (10.64%) BDD
8 153 (10.57%) DevOps
9 111 (7.67%) Web Development
10 110 (7.60%) Unit Testing
11 108 (7.46%) SDLC
12 103 (7.11%) CRM
12 103 (7.11%) Migration
13 98 (6.77%) ETL
14 94 (6.49%) Data Modelling
15 88 (6.08%) Automated Testing
16 86 (5.94%) Software Engineering
17 84 (5.80%) Kanban
18 78 (5.39%) Data Management
19 76 (5.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 768 (53.04%) C#
2 556 (38.40%) SQL
3 362 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 214 (14.78%) PowerShell
5 185 (12.78%) T-SQL
6 99 (6.84%) Java
7 61 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 41 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 37 (2.56%) F#
10 30 (2.07%) Python
10 30 (2.07%) VB
11 25 (1.73%) XAML
12 22 (1.52%) Perl
12 22 (1.52%) Ruby
13 21 (1.45%) C++
14 19 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.17%) VBA
16 15 (1.04%) ActionScript
17 14 (0.97%) C
18 13 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 95 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 65 (4.49%) Degree
4 46 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 45 (3.11%) ISEB
6 24 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.83%) MCITP
9 10 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.55%) MCSE
10 8 (0.55%) MCTS
11 7 (0.48%) HNC
12 5 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.35%) HND
12 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.35%) MCAD
12 5 (0.35%) MCSD
13 3 (0.21%) CCNP
13 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.49%) QA
2 17 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.55%) WCAG
4 7 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) 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 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.69%) Docker
3 23 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.24%) Veritas File System
5 17 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.90%) vSphere
7 11 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.41%) Gluster
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.14%) KVM
10 2 (0.14%) LXC
10 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.069%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 65 (4.49%) Puppet
2 49 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (2.62%) Ansible
4 20 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.69%) vRealize
7 8 (0.55%) Nagios
8 6 (0.41%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.28%) Control-M
9 4 (0.28%) rkt
9 4 (0.28%) Terraform
10 3 (0.21%) Dollar Universe
10 3 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.21%) Mesos
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.21%) SCOM
10 3 (0.21%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.21%) WMI
10 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 601 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 163 (11.26%) Oracle
3 53 (3.66%) HP
4 40 (2.76%) SAP
5 39 (2.69%) Red Hat
5 39 (2.69%) VMware
6 35 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.38%) IBM
8 19 (1.31%) Apple
9 18 (1.24%) Veritas
10 17 (1.17%) Sun
10 17 (1.17%) Symantec
10 17 (1.17%) Telerik
11 16 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.90%) Remedy
13 11 (0.76%) Dell
14 10 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.62%) Infor
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