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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 51 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.40% 3.49% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.02% 16.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.15%
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
99 98 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.04% 21.40% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 24
Median daily rate £410 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.83 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £49.29 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 27 July 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 -8 2 £325 -18.75%
VSS/SourceSafe
South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Lua
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) FinalBuilder
4 3 (30.00%) VC++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 3 (30.00%) Sun Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) MS Access
4 3 (30.00%) VB6

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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Lua
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 3 (30.00%) VC++
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian