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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 128 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 3.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Median daily rate £500 £458 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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
376 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.98% 14.39% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 268
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -3 9 £500 +9.17%
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 11 (64.71%) OO
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Subversion
1 11 (64.71%) DV Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) ClearCase
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 9 (52.94%) Lua
3 9 (52.94%) Release Management
4 8 (47.06%) Maven
4 8 (47.06%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (47.06%) Ant
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Sun
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 3 (17.65%) MS Access
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) JBoss
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) Time Management

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) WLAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MS Access
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Subversion
2 10 (58.82%) ClearCase
3 8 (47.06%) Ant
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (47.06%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) PVCS
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Ergonomics
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Lua
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) VB6
6 2 (11.76%) VC++
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) DV Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Sun
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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