The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 82 82
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.37% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.25% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.01% -4.22%
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
92 123 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.15% 11.33% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 47
Average daily rate £400 £328 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Tridion
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) DNN
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft