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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
England / South East
Rank - 235 263
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.92% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £295 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £328 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -27.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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
1087 1191 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 13.72% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 746 688
Median daily rate £425 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 40
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft