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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - 54 48
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.34% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.82% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.03 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.97% -20.00%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

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
192 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.88% 12.24% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 42 54
Average daily rate £325 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales - - - - 2
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) CA Gen
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CA Gen Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft