The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 131 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
316 217 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.46% 8.80% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 87 105
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6