The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 54 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% 0.59% 5.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 3.53% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 25
Median daily rate £275 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £465 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year
- +13.45%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 85 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.91% 16.77% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 77
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Gloucester - 3 £275 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) Basel II
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata