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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Foundation Server over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 57 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.42% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 3.23% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +52.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
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
55 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.72% 13.01% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 31
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £220 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Team Foundation Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Project
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) MS Project Server
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) SOLID
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) CruiseControl
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) NUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (20.00%) Splunk
7 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) OWASP
7 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Project
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) MSTest
3 2 (20.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) SOLID
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk