The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 133 99 136
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +37
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 12 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 5.08% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£405 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.50
VSS/SourceSafe
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 256 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.00% 11.38% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 155 152
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £285 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 50
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Gloucestershire -12 11 £405 -14.73% 3
Bristol - - - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (85.71%) Subversion
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) ClearCase
3 13 (61.90%) Python
4 11 (52.38%) Release Management
4 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) Perl
7 8 (38.10%) Ant
7 8 (38.10%) Maven
7 8 (38.10%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (33.33%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) C++
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) PHP
10 5 (23.81%) UNIX
10 5 (23.81%) Lua
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) jQuery
11 4 (19.05%) QMS
11 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 4 (19.05%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) AMQP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) 802.11
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) TACACS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) TKPROF
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Subversion
2 13 (61.90%) ClearCase
3 8 (38.10%) Maven
3 8 (38.10%) Ant
3 8 (38.10%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) Struts
2 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) DHTML
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) W3C
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) OO
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Release Management
3 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) QMS
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) BPEL
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) RUP
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) C++
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Lua
5 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
7 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) C
8 2 (9.52%) C#
9 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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