The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
London / City of London
Rank 149 - 184
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £550 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £328 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -27.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
501 421 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.91% 13.42% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 327 591
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Serena
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (20.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
3 1 (20.00%) Maximo Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) EAM
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Serena
4 1 (20.00%) Actuate
4 1 (20.00%) IBM