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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 55 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18  
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.72% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.35% 2.53% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -13.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% -  

Team Foundation Server is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 104 79 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.64% 12.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 61
Median daily rate £400 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Team Foundation Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Team Foundation Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £450 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £350 -
Watford - 3 - - 1
Hatfield -6 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (52.00%) MVC
5 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (28.00%) WCF
9 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 7 (28.00%) HTML5
10 6 (24.00%) Web Services
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) Legal
12 4 (16.00%) Scrum
12 4 (16.00%) TDD
12 4 (16.00%) XML
12 4 (16.00%) CSS3
12 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) IMAP
2 2 (8.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) QlikView
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Protractor
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Application Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) JSP
9 3 (12.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) SCADA
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (12.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Telerik