The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.58% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +5.30% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

VSS/SourceSafe is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 177 100 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.39% 9.73% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 71
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
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 £55.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Buckinghamshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Buckinghamshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Buckinghamshire