The first table below looks at the demand for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 528 474 441
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -33
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 46 70 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.27% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 65
Average daily rate
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£381 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.74% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £312 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £595 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £356 £355
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6417 5516 5655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.00% 11.84% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 3526 3377
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
VSS/SourceSafe
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VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London +6 23 £388 -22.50% 2
South West -19 11 £405 +4.51% 4
East Midlands 0 5 £225 -22.41% 1
Yorkshire +9 4 £270 -16.92% 4
East of England -21 2 £150 -60.00% 1
North West 0 1 - -
South East -23 1 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands - - - - 2
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VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
3 39 (40.21%) Oracle
4 32 (32.99%) .NET
5 29 (29.90%) C#
5 29 (29.90%) UNIX
6 27 (27.84%) Windows
7 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
8 25 (25.77%) OO
8 25 (25.77%) Subversion
9 23 (23.71%) Linux
10 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
11 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database
12 17 (17.53%) Finance
12 17 (17.53%) PL/SQL
13 16 (16.49%) HTML
13 16 (16.49%) Release Management
13 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (15.46%) MS Office
14 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET
15 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
15 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (13.40%) XML
16 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (12.37%) Web Services
18 11 (11.34%) Python

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.12%) Lync
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.06%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) DNN
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Office
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.03%) Tridion
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.15%) Intranet
3 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 5 (5.15%) EIGRP
3 5 (5.15%) BGP
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.12%) SAN
4 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) OSPF
5 3 (3.09%) NAS
5 3 (3.09%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.09%) Multicast
5 3 (3.09%) HSRP
6 2 (2.06%) AMQP
6 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.06%) LAN
6 2 (2.06%) LDAP
7 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (9.28%) DB2
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Navigator
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.12%) DTS
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.09%) Siebel EIM
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.06%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) TKPROF
9 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Subversion
2 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.34%) ClearCase
4 9 (9.28%) PowerBuilder
5 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.25%) Ant
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (6.19%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (6.19%) Maven
7 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.15%) ClearQuest
9 3 (3.09%) NUnit
9 3 (3.09%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.06%) WiX
10 2 (2.06%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (47.42%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (8.25%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 6 (6.19%) UAT Test Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) UAT Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Escalation Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.40%) XML
5 12 (12.37%) Web Services
6 11 (11.34%) jQuery
7 10 (10.31%) CSS
8 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (5.15%) Middleware
11 5 (5.15%) Ajax
11 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (4.12%) JSON
13 3 (3.09%) DHTML
13 3 (3.09%) ADO.NET
13 3 (3.09%) Classic ASP
13 3 (3.09%) XSD
13 3 (3.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) W3C
5 1 (1.03%) Firmware
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.03%) e-Health
5 1 (1.03%) SecurID
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) UNIX
2 27 (27.84%) Windows
3 23 (23.71%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) OO
2 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
3 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) Release Management
5 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.34%) MVC
8 10 (10.31%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.15%) Project Management
12 5 (5.15%) ITIL
12 5 (5.15%) TDD
12 5 (5.15%) Analytics
13 4 (4.12%) Change Control
13 4 (4.12%) QMS
13 4 (4.12%) Logistics
13 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.12%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 29 (29.90%) C#
3 17 (17.53%) PL/SQL
4 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.34%) Python
5 11 (11.34%) VB
6 10 (10.31%) Perl
7 8 (8.25%) VB6
7 8 (8.25%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.22%) Java
8 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.19%) C++
9 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.12%) Lua
11 4 (4.12%) Ruby
11 4 (4.12%) VBScript
11 4 (4.12%) PHP
12 3 (3.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.31%) Degree
3 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.19%) ISEB
5 5 (5.15%) CCNP
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCIE
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) ISO 9001
2 8 (8.25%) TickIT
3 5 (5.15%) QA
4 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.06%) UAG
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCOM
2 3 (3.09%) MOM
2 3 (3.09%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) WMI
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.21%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.09%) Websense
5 3 (3.09%) Symantec
5 3 (3.09%) Siebel
6 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.06%) Perforce
6 2 (2.06%) Open Text
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Serena
6 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) CA
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) Sun
7 1 (1.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.03%) McAfee
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