The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.32% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.15%
VSS/SourceSafe
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 114 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.00% 18.42% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 72 29
Median daily rate £300 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Median hourly rate £31.50 £42.00 £41.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.00 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MKS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) AWD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) MKS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle