The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 70 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.02% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.94% 13.51% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate
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£550 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 37 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.02% 7.55% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 68
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -3 3 £550 -12.00%
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Marketing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Couchbase
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) Android
7 1 (14.29%) iPhone
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Couchbase
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Swing
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin