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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Rank 59 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.98% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 18.75% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £394 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 - £27.50
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 64 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.11% 10.58% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 64
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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
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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

Team Foundation Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (41.67%) MSMQ
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Retalix
6 3 (25.00%) EPoS
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Team Foundation Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) DTS
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) MSMQ
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Retalix
3 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (8.33%) Netezza
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) IBM