The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK / Wales
Rank - 72 62
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.64% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
129 156 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.14% 23.53% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 117 71
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £473 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Wales