The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 111 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.045% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 322 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.56% 14.39% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 207 222
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VSS/SourceSafe Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
West Yorkshire +14 4 £270 +66.15% 5
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft