The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 56 69
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.67% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £240 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.96 £35.41
% change year-on-year
- -15.39%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.66% 9.38% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 59
Average daily rate £330 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft