The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.54% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VSS/SourceSafe
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Development Applications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.95% 5.13% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast