The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 21 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.46% 0.79% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 5.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£315 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-43.07% -
VSS/SourceSafe
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.03% 13.39% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 22
Average daily rate £315 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Guildford region.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Guildford region.

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) DHTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) DTS
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DTS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) DHTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft