The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 130 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 4.58% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
275 240 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.57% 8.63% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 155 88
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +181.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £40.60 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £45.40 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Berkshire region.

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 2 - -
Newbury - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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