The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
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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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
133 154 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.23% 12.51% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 108 79
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun