The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 June 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.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +3.84% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21 66 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 15.00% 30.28% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 61 30
Median daily rate £375 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Chester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Chester