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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.38% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 48.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Average daily rate
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.92% +52.72%
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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
45 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.47% 14.04% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 1 9
Average daily rate £478 £440 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £440 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 36 (97.30%) OO
1 36 (97.30%) Python
1 36 (97.30%) ClearCase
1 36 (97.30%) Subversion
2 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (94.59%) DV Cleared
2 35 (94.59%) Security Cleared
2 35 (94.59%) Perl
3 32 (86.49%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (86.49%) Release Management
4 25 (67.57%) Ruby
4 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
5 22 (59.46%) UNIX
6 19 (51.35%) Java
6 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
7 18 (48.65%) C++
8 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
8 17 (45.95%) PHP
8 17 (45.95%) Ant
8 17 (45.95%) Maven
8 17 (45.95%) Lua
8 17 (45.95%) Apache Ivy
9 16 (43.24%) OOD
10 14 (37.84%) Scrum
11 12 (32.43%) Sun
11 12 (32.43%) Sun Certification
12 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
12 11 (29.73%) SQL
13 8 (21.62%) J2EE
14 7 (18.92%) OCPJP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SDH
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.81%) 3G
1 4 (10.81%) 2G
1 4 (10.81%) 2.5G
1 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
1 4 (10.81%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) ClearCase
1 36 (97.30%) Subversion
2 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
3 17 (45.95%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (45.95%) Maven
3 17 (45.95%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (43.24%) C++ Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) J2EE
2 4 (10.81%) STL
3 1 (2.70%) Struts
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) OO
2 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (86.49%) Release Management
3 32 (86.49%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) OOD
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Python
2 35 (94.59%) Perl
3 25 (67.57%) Ruby
3 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
4 19 (51.35%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) C++
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (45.95%) Lua
6 17 (45.95%) PHP
7 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) DV Cleared
1 35 (94.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Sun Certification
3 7 (18.92%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Sun
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft