The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 17 14
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.28% 12.23%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £330 £395
% change year-on-year +5.30% -16.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11 14 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 21.15% 17.95% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 38
Median daily rate £306 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.43% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Cheltenham