The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.77% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -43.07%
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
222 195 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.89% 18.80% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 137 59
Median daily rate £330 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the North East