The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 13 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.83% - 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.63% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
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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 Cheltenham region.

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
32 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.67% 4.29% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 11
Average daily rate £450 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 14 (93.33%) OO
1 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) ClearCase
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
1 14 (93.33%) Release Management
1 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) Lua
5 8 (53.33%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) PHP
5 8 (53.33%) Ant
5 8 (53.33%) UNIX
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (33.33%) Ruby
7 5 (33.33%) Sun
7 5 (33.33%) Sun Certification
8 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) J2EE
9 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (20.00%) Spring

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) ClearCase
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
2 8 (53.33%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (53.33%) Ant
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
1 3 (20.00%) Struts
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OO
1 14 (93.33%) Release Management
1 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Lua
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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