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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 130 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.58% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 4.52% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£323 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £266 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £303 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.01% -4.22%
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
365 310 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.00% 12.88% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 162 166
Average daily rate £395 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.91 £27.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.85 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 6 £323 +13.15%
Norfolk - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
2 5 (71.43%) DTS
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (71.43%) DHTML
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) DTS
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
2 5 (71.43%) DHTML
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Database Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft