The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 12 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.14% 2.35% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 62.50% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.01% -4.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Development Applications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 11.43% 9.41% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £260 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -5.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) DHTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DTS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) DTS
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) DHTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft