Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Team Foundation Server 38 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.39% 0.36% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.14% 2.72% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 2 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +15.15% -10.81%
10th Percentile £348 £463 £313
90th Percentile £465 £488 £538
East of England median daily rate £363 £425 £355
% change year-on-year -14.71% +19.72% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 251 184 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.82% 13.19% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 110
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £296 £258 £274
90th Percentile £575 £575 £514
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +42.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 - 14 £363 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £450 - 2
Stevenage - 7 £363 -
St Albans - 4 £325 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £350 -
Hatfield - 1 £400 -
Team Foundation Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (73.68%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
3 22 (57.89%) MVC
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Finance
5 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (50.00%) C#
6 18 (47.37%) WCF
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (28.95%) SDLC
9 10 (26.32%) SOLID
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
9 10 (26.32%) Workflow
9 10 (26.32%) TDD
10 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (23.68%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (21.05%) Legal
11 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
12 7 (18.42%) JIRA
12 7 (18.42%) jQuery

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 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) IMAP
3 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) Power BI
7 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) QlikView
8 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JIRA
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.95%) SSIS Developer
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (23.68%) C# WCF Developer
5 9 (23.68%) WCF Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Junior
6 7 (18.42%) Junior Software Tester
6 7 (18.42%) Junior Tester
6 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
6 7 (18.42%) Tester
7 6 (15.79%) Development Manager
7 6 (15.79%) SSRS Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) WCF
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (23.68%) CSS
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
7 5 (13.16%) SAML
7 5 (13.16%) WPF
8 4 (10.53%) JSP
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) REST
9 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) SCADA
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (57.89%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) SDLC
3 10 (26.32%) SOLID
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Workflow
4 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
10 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) ETL
10 3 (7.89%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.89%) User Stories
10 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) VBA
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Nintex
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik