Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 23 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 232 267
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 +26
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.74% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median daily rate £450 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £367 £483 £469
90th Percentile £475 £548 £521
Central London median daily rate £450 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1387 1223 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.43% 18.26% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 996 1094
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco