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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 58 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 1.80% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £343
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
74 111 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.95% 14.70% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 28
Median daily rate £450 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Watford - 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
East of England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (33.33%) DWDM
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
1 1 (33.33%) FWSM
1 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Brocade
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed