Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 56 88
Rank change year-on-year -31 +32 +17
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 17 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 2.98% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.83% 18.58% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 51 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.69% -12.12% +26.92%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £406
90th Percentile £418 £450 £419
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% -13.69% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 217 226 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.26% 16.05% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 118 98
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £282 £261
90th Percentile £556 £541 £529
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.98% -12.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £25.75 £42.00 £45.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +4.97%

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
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 21 September 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 -2 10 £425 +17.24% 3
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £360 -20.00% 1
Rickmansworth -9 1 £338 -3.57%
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) REST
4 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
4 10 (58.82%) Office 365
4 10 (58.82%) CAML
4 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (58.82%) Workflow
4 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (58.82%) Nintex
4 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio Code
5 8 (47.06%) Law
5 8 (47.06%) Sony
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
7 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
1 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (47.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) REST
4 10 (58.82%) CAML
5 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) Velocity
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) API Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Nintex
2 8 (47.06%) Sony
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft