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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 185 186
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.39% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 15
Average daily rate - £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 -
VSS/SourceSafe
London

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
410 717 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.05% 14.12% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 574 537
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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