The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year
- +13.45%
VSS/SourceSafe
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
37 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.87% 9.02% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 1
Median daily rate £338 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire