The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 390 363 388
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 22 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.97% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 20
Average daily rate £400 £415 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.17%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 6 £428 +3.01% 4
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 34 (53.13%) Subversion
3 32 (50.00%) C#
4 29 (45.31%) SQL
4 29 (45.31%) Oracle
5 26 (40.63%) Windows
6 23 (35.94%) Banking
6 23 (35.94%) Release Management
7 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 17 (26.56%) XML
9 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (25.00%) Linux
10 13 (20.31%) UNIX
10 13 (20.31%) IIS
10 13 (20.31%) Finance
11 12 (18.75%) MSI
11 12 (18.75%) OO
11 12 (18.75%) CruiseControl
11 12 (18.75%) WiX
12 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
12 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.63%) jQuery
12 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (15.63%) DB2
12 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
12 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.63%) MVC
13 9 (14.06%) Project Management
13 9 (14.06%) Active Directory

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (20.31%) IIS
2 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.81%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.56%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) MPLS
1 7 (10.94%) OSPF
1 7 (10.94%) EIGRP
1 7 (10.94%) IPsec
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
1 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) TACACS
3 5 (7.81%) BGP
3 5 (7.81%) RIP
3 5 (7.81%) VoIP
3 5 (7.81%) HSRP
3 5 (7.81%) Multicast
3 5 (7.81%) tcpdump
3 5 (7.81%) Network Security
4 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) DMZ
4 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (15.63%) DB2
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Navigator
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) DTS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (53.13%) Subversion
2 12 (18.75%) MSI
2 12 (18.75%) CruiseControl
2 12 (18.75%) WiX
3 9 (14.06%) PowerBuilder
3 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 9 (14.06%) NUnit
4 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.38%) MSBuild
7 5 (7.81%) ClearQuest
7 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.25%) Ant
9 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.56%) PVCS
9 1 (1.56%) SVK
9 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 23 (35.94%) Banking
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
1 26 (40.63%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Release Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
3 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Voice Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) XML
3 10 (15.63%) jQuery
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 5 (7.81%) MSMQ
8 4 (6.25%) WCF
8 4 (6.25%) CSS
8 4 (6.25%) Web Services
9 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.69%) JSON
10 2 (3.13%) jBPM
10 2 (3.13%) WF
10 2 (3.13%) Ajax
10 2 (3.13%) HTML5
10 2 (3.13%) RESTful
10 2 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) SecurID
1 5 (7.81%) e-Health
2 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) iPhone
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Release Management
2 12 (18.75%) OO
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (15.63%) MVC
4 9 (14.06%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) Software Deployment
6 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) C#
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) C
5 7 (10.94%) VBScript
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 5 (7.81%) Python
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 4 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) VB
8 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) VB6
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) CCNP
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (7.81%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Oracle
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) Perforce
4 5 (7.81%) TIBCO
4 5 (7.81%) Juniper
4 5 (7.81%) CA
4 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Serena
6 1 (1.56%) MKS
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) BI-SAM
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago