The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 484 476 429
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -47
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 80 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 1.28% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6384 5469 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.40% 11.96% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4275 3515 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 155
Average hourly rate £36.20 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 28 £400 -5.88% 8
South West - 24 £478 - 5
North West -3 11 £340 - 2
East of England +3 6 £259 -23.33% 4
East Midlands -1 5 £200 -
South East -35 5 £271 -1.63% 4
West Midlands -6 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 84 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 72 (44.44%) SQL
3 68 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (41.36%) Subversion
5 64 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 58 (35.80%) .NET
7 56 (34.57%) OO
8 51 (31.48%) C#
9 50 (30.86%) HTML
10 49 (30.25%) Microsoft
10 49 (30.25%) Security Cleared
11 47 (29.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (28.40%) Windows
13 44 (27.16%) Java
13 44 (27.16%) ClearCase
13 44 (27.16%) Bash Shell
13 44 (27.16%) DV Cleared
14 42 (25.93%) Python
15 41 (25.31%) Perl
15 41 (25.31%) Release Management
16 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (24.69%) CSS
17 38 (23.46%) XML
18 37 (22.84%) UNIX
19 36 (22.22%) Oracle
19 36 (22.22%) Git (software)
20 35 (21.60%) jQuery
21 34 (20.99%) C++
22 33 (20.37%) Ruby
23 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.73%) IIS
3 11 (6.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.09%) Apache
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.47%) CMS
8 3 (1.85%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.23%) Drupal
9 2 (1.23%) WordPress
9 2 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Office
2 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.85%) MS Project
5 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
1 13 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (7.41%) Internet
3 11 (6.79%) OSPF
4 10 (6.17%) Firewall
4 10 (6.17%) Wireshark
5 9 (5.56%) MPLS
5 9 (5.56%) VLAN
5 9 (5.56%) BGP
5 9 (5.56%) FTP
6 8 (4.94%) DHCP
7 7 (4.32%) VPN
7 7 (4.32%) EIGRP
7 7 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.70%) 4G
8 6 (3.70%) 3G
8 6 (3.70%) 2G
8 6 (3.70%) 2.5G
8 6 (3.70%) SDH
9 5 (3.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.79%) MySQL
7 10 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.94%) Siebel EIM
9 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.09%) DTS
11 5 (3.09%) MS Access
12 4 (2.47%) OLTP
12 4 (2.47%) TKPROF
13 3 (1.85%) MarkLogic
13 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (41.36%) Subversion
2 47 (29.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (27.16%) ClearCase
4 36 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 26 (16.05%) Ant
6 22 (13.58%) Maven
7 21 (12.96%) Visual Studio
7 21 (12.96%) Apache Ivy
8 16 (9.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (9.26%) JIRA
10 9 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 6 (3.70%) PHPUnit
11 6 (3.70%) PVCS
12 4 (2.47%) Hudson
12 4 (2.47%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.85%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.85%) WiX
13 3 (1.85%) Toad
13 3 (1.85%) MSI
13 3 (1.85%) WebSpeed
General
1 21 (12.96%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Local Government
4 4 (2.47%) Legal
4 4 (2.47%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (62.35%) Developer
2 23 (14.20%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.35%) C++ Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Senior Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Applications Support
7 11 (6.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Architect
9 9 (5.56%) Siebel Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Consultant
11 5 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (3.09%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Senior Siebel Developer
12 4 (2.47%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.80%) .NET
2 50 (30.86%) HTML
3 40 (24.69%) CSS
4 38 (23.46%) XML
5 35 (21.60%) jQuery
6 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET
7 31 (19.14%) Web Services
8 19 (11.73%) .NET Framework
9 18 (11.11%) XSLT
10 16 (9.88%) Ajax
11 12 (7.41%) WCF
12 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.56%) HTML5
13 9 (5.56%) SOAP
13 9 (5.56%) J2EE
14 7 (4.32%) XHTML
15 6 (3.70%) Middleware
15 6 (3.70%) ADO.NET
15 6 (3.70%) STL
15 6 (3.70%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
1 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.70%) W3C
4 4 (2.47%) Replication
4 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.85%) GIS
6 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) e-Health
7 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.62%) Kindle
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.40%) Windows
2 37 (22.84%) UNIX
3 15 (9.26%) Linux
3 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.79%) AIX
5 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) Android
6 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.57%) OO
3 41 (25.31%) Release Management
4 40 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (15.43%) MVC
6 24 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 23 (14.20%) Scrum
7 23 (14.20%) OOD
8 18 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 17 (10.49%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.64%) Analytics
10 14 (8.64%) Migration
11 13 (8.02%) Workflow
11 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.79%) ITIL
12 11 (6.79%) OOP
12 11 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.94%) Project Management
14 7 (4.32%) EAI
14 7 (4.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 72 (44.44%) SQL
3 51 (31.48%) C#
4 44 (27.16%) Java
4 44 (27.16%) Bash Shell
5 42 (25.93%) Python
6 41 (25.31%) Perl
7 34 (20.99%) C++
8 33 (20.37%) Ruby
9 30 (18.52%) PHP
10 23 (14.20%) T-SQL
11 20 (12.35%) Lua
12 17 (10.49%) VB
12 17 (10.49%) PL/SQL
13 16 (9.88%) VB.NET
14 15 (9.26%) VBScript
15 13 (8.02%) Shell Script
16 11 (6.79%) Korn
17 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
18 6 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (30.25%) Security Cleared
2 44 (27.16%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) Sun Certification
4 11 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.56%) Siebel Certification
5 9 (5.56%) OCPJP
6 5 (3.09%) CCNA
6 5 (3.09%) CCIE
7 4 (2.47%) CCNP
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.85%) MCSA
8 3 (1.85%) Degree
9 2 (1.23%) VCP4
10 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CCSE
10 1 (0.62%) MCP
10 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
2 9 (5.56%) SLA
3 7 (4.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.47%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.23%) WCAG
7 2 (1.23%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.23%) UAG
3 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.47%) SCOM
3 4 (2.47%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.85%) Nagios
4 3 (1.85%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.23%) WMI
5 2 (1.23%) PureDisk
5 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.23%) MOM
5 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.62%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.22%) Oracle
3 18 (11.11%) Sun
4 15 (9.26%) Cisco
5 9 (5.56%) Siebel
6 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.47%) Juniper
7 3 (1.85%) ESRI
7 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.85%) Progress
7 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.85%) Sculptor
7 3 (1.85%) F5
8 2 (1.23%) Nintex
8 2 (1.23%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.23%) Open Text
8 2 (1.23%) RedDot
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 2 (1.23%) Google
8 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
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