The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% - 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £328 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -27.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 167 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.84% 17.94% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 58
Median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £400 -
VSS/SourceSafe
North West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) AMQP
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) Modular Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Modular Programming
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend