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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 123 114
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.040% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.50% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
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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
240 199 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.35% 7.95% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 117
Average daily rate £400 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft