The first table below looks at the demand for Team Foundation Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 59 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 2.22% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.35% 14.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate £320 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -11.64%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.44% 15.51% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 47
Average daily rate £401 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Team Foundation Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Team Foundation Server Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 7 - -
Watford - - - - 5
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server.

1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) Retail
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) CRM
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) Retalix
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) CSS
9 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Team Foundation Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) C# Architect
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.26%) Qt
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Kindle
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) bada
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) AOP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Retalix
3 1 (5.26%) Netezza
3 1 (5.26%) Symbian
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy