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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 51 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 1.08% 4.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 7.14% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 20
Median daily rate £320 £469 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.73% -1.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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
77 70 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.88% 15.18% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 80
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £46.20 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (20.00%) Basel II
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper