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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 19 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.57% 10.76% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 35.42% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 2
Median daily rate £325 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £343
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VSS/SourceSafe
Gloucestershire

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
16 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.29% 30.38% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 11
Median daily rate £330 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) VC++
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VB6
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Ant

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) VB6
1 3 (75.00%) VC++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian