The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.45% 8.16% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands