The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 22 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.05% - 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £314
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +43.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -
VSS/SourceSafe
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 10.38% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Watford

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET