The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 395 376 373
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 11 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 1.11% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 27
Average daily rate £325 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £279 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £442 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 -
VSS/SourceSafe
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3214 3148 2896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.13% 15.00% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2381 2080
Average daily rate £475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 11 (35.48%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Subversion
8 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
9 8 (25.81%) XML
10 7 (22.58%) Unix
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
10 7 (22.58%) IBM
10 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (19.35%) ETL
11 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (19.35%) Waterfall

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) OSPF
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) Multicast
2 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (9.68%) TACACS
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) IGRP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) RIP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.68%) Essbase
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 3 (9.68%) NetBeans
6 2 (6.45%) Ant
6 2 (6.45%) ClearQuest
6 2 (6.45%) Hudson
6 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.23%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Data Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Data Integration Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Integration Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) AppFabric
4 5 (16.13%) EDI
4 5 (16.13%) MDX
4 5 (16.13%) Middleware
4 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
4 5 (16.13%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) SOAP
4 5 (16.13%) WCF
4 5 (16.13%) WF
5 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
6 3 (9.68%) Apache Axis
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (9.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.45%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.13%) API Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.13%) B2B
4 5 (16.13%) B2C
4 5 (16.13%) BPEL
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) ERP
4 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) DRM
5 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) Lisp
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) VB6
7 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Hyperion
5 3 (9.68%) Infoblox
5 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Sybase
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica
6 2 (6.45%) Perforce
6 2 (6.45%) Serena
6 2 (6.45%) Solace
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) BMC
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Siebel
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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