The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% -20.00%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
329 315 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 12.51% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 164 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £253 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
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UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior VB Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6