The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 119 130 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.05% 1.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £369 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £234 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £355 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
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
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
328 383 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.31% 13.88% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 208 201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.50 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £325 +30.00%
Hertfordshire +13 2 £413 +3.12%
Essex -5 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) V-Model
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 7 (50.00%) TickIT
3 7 (50.00%) UML
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
1 1 (7.14%) DWDM
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) FCoE
1 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
1 1 (7.14%) FWSM
1 1 (7.14%) IOS XR
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
1 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (14.29%) WCF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) MFC
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) STL
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) V-Model
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCIE
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 7 (50.00%) TickIT
2 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) MKS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Riverbed