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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 39 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.35% 1.79% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.64% 19.05% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
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£405 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
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
59 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.58% 9.42% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 28
Average daily rate £405 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 - 6 £405 - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (93.33%) OO
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
2 13 (86.67%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) Perl
6 8 (53.33%) Ant
6 8 (53.33%) Maven
6 8 (53.33%) Apache Ivy
7 7 (46.67%) C++
7 7 (46.67%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) PHP
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX
8 5 (33.33%) Lua
8 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) Ruby
9 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (20.00%) C
10 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) J2EE
10 3 (20.00%) Struts
10 3 (20.00%) Hibernate

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) TKPROF
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
2 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
3 8 (53.33%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (53.33%) Ant
3 8 (53.33%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) GUI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) Struts
1 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OO
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) BPEL
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) Lua
4 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) C
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
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