Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 6 months to 17 February 2018 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.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 25 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.62% 0.97% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 6.70% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £339 £358 £313
90th Percentile £513 £518 £538
East of England median daily rate £381 £400 £353
% change year-on-year -4.69% +13.39% -13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.30 -

Team Foundation Server is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 250 194 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.24% 14.41% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 108 83
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +7.52%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £608 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £49.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +24.06% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £41.21 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% +1.23% +5.19%

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Team Foundation Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Team Foundation Server in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Foundation Server in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Foundation Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Foundation Server in Hertfordshire

Team Foundation Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 13 £388 -26.19% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £325 -
Stevenage - 4 £388 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Team Foundation Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Team Foundation Server.

1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (44.00%) WCF
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) Workflow
7 9 (36.00%) HP
7 9 (36.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (36.00%) SDLC
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing

Team Foundation Server
Co-occurring 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) IMAP
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) MS Access
7 2 (8.00%) Power BI
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Junior
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Tester
6 4 (16.00%) WCF Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) WCF
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (20.00%) LINQ
6 5 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (20.00%) RequireJS
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (16.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 5 (20.00%) W3C
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) SDLC
3 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (36.00%) Workflow
4 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (20.00%) API Development
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) SOLID
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Cognos
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle