The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year
- +13.45%
VSS/SourceSafe
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.52% 12.11% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 49
Median daily rate £350 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire