The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 259 249 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 18 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 0.39% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-43.07% -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1288 1023 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.81% 11.01% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 597 555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £30.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 9 £345 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 3 £315 -
Berkshire -5 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £403 -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) IIS
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) Oracle
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) VB
5 13 (52.00%) C#
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (44.00%) SDLC
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
6 11 (44.00%) Ajax
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) Windows
7 10 (40.00%) N-Tier
8 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (36.00%) Telerik
9 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) CSS
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (60.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
1 3 (12.00%) BGP
1 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (12.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (24.00%) MySQL
5 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (12.00%) DTS
7 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (8.00%) DB2
7 2 (8.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
1 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) JSUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
5 1 (4.00%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 6 (24.00%) Programmer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
1 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) Ajax
3 10 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) FusionCharts
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (12.00%) DHTML
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 3 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.00%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (8.00%) SailPoint
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (8.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) SecurID
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) SDLC
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Data Security
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) VB
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.00%) VBScript
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (8.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) Telerik
4 3 (12.00%) Aquila
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) ForgeRock
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago