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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 33 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 25 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.81% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 22.94% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
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£458 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.03 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-46.97% -4.22%
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
109 23 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.96% 7.88% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 9 34
Average daily rate £450 £300 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Cheltenham - 22 £468 -
Gloucester - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 39 (95.12%) OO
1 39 (95.12%) Subversion
2 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (92.68%) Python
2 38 (92.68%) ClearCase
3 36 (87.80%) DV Cleared
3 36 (87.80%) Security Cleared
4 34 (82.93%) Release Management
4 34 (82.93%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (82.93%) Perl
5 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
6 24 (58.54%) Ruby
7 21 (51.22%) C++
8 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
9 19 (46.34%) UNIX
10 18 (43.90%) Java
10 18 (43.90%) Ant
10 18 (43.90%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (43.90%) Maven
11 15 (36.59%) Lua
11 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
11 15 (36.59%) PHP
11 15 (36.59%) OOD
12 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
12 13 (31.71%) SQL
13 11 (26.83%) Sun Certification
13 11 (26.83%) Sun
13 11 (26.83%) Scrum
14 8 (19.51%) Linux
15 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
1 3 (7.32%) 4G
1 3 (7.32%) 2G
1 3 (7.32%) 2.5G
1 3 (7.32%) 3G
1 3 (7.32%) SDH
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) AMQP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.44%) Multicast
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) VRRP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) TKPROF
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (95.12%) Subversion
2 38 (92.68%) ClearCase
3 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
4 18 (43.90%) Ant
4 18 (43.90%) Apache Ivy
4 18 (43.90%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) C++ Developer
3 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) GUI Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) STL
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) JPA
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Struts
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSD
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) UNIX
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) OO
2 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (82.93%) Release Management
3 34 (82.93%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (36.59%) OOD
5 11 (26.83%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.44%) BPEL
9 1 (2.44%) Network Design
9 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.44%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (2.44%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (2.44%) High Availability
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Python
2 34 (82.93%) Perl
3 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
4 24 (58.54%) Ruby
5 21 (51.22%) C++
6 18 (43.90%) Java
7 15 (36.59%) Lua
7 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
7 15 (36.59%) PHP
8 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
9 2 (4.88%) C
10 1 (2.44%) XPath
10 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) DV Cleared
1 36 (87.80%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) Sun Certification
3 5 (12.20%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Sun
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft