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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -
VSS/SourceSafe
Berkshire

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
115 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 11.66% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 69
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016, 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%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) HTML

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft