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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 44 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.74% 2.91% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 11.76% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Median daily rate £500 £458 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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
80 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.35% 24.74% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 79 27
Median daily rate £500 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.10 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.55 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £43.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Cheltenham +1 2 £325 -29.03%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
1 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) ClearCase
3 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Lua
3 8 (66.67%) Release Management
4 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 7 (58.33%) Ant
4 7 (58.33%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (41.67%) Sun
5 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) JBoss
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) VB6
8 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) VC++

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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Lua
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (16.67%) VC++
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sun
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle