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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.70% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Average daily rate
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+43.31% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
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
116 25 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.72% 7.67% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 16 71
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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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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 - 21 £478 -
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) OO
1 41 (93.18%) Python
1 41 (93.18%) ClearCase
1 41 (93.18%) Subversion
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (90.91%) DV Cleared
2 40 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 39 (88.64%) Perl
4 36 (81.82%) Release Management
4 36 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (68.18%) Ruby
5 30 (68.18%) Bash Shell
6 23 (52.27%) UNIX
7 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 21 (47.73%) C++
9 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
10 19 (43.18%) Java
10 19 (43.18%) OOD
10 19 (43.18%) Ant
10 19 (43.18%) Maven
10 19 (43.18%) Apache Ivy
11 18 (40.91%) Lua
11 18 (40.91%) PHP
12 16 (36.36%) Scrum
13 14 (31.82%) Sun
13 14 (31.82%) Sun Certification
14 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
14 11 (25.00%) SQL
15 9 (20.45%) J2EE
15 9 (20.45%) OCPJP

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SDH
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
1 7 (15.91%) 3G
1 7 (15.91%) 2G
1 7 (15.91%) 2.5G
1 7 (15.91%) Wireshark
1 7 (15.91%) 4G
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) Multicast
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) VRRP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) IPv4
2 1 (2.27%) IPv6
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (4.55%) MS Access
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (93.18%) ClearCase
1 41 (93.18%) Subversion
2 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (43.18%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (43.18%) Maven
3 19 (43.18%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Toad
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
2 19 (43.18%) C++ Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.27%) GUI Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) J2EE
2 7 (15.91%) STL
3 2 (4.55%) XSL
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
1 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) UNIX
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) OO
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (81.82%) Release Management
3 36 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (43.18%) OOD
5 16 (36.36%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) User Stories
6 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL
9 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) Python
2 39 (88.64%) Perl
3 30 (68.18%) Ruby
3 30 (68.18%) Bash Shell
4 21 (47.73%) C++
5 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 19 (43.18%) Java
7 18 (40.91%) Lua
7 18 (40.91%) PHP
8 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Delphi
9 2 (4.55%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (90.91%) DV Cleared
1 40 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) Sun Certification
3 9 (20.45%) OCPJP
4 3 (6.82%) VCP4
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Sun
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint