Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - +96 +7
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% - 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% - 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 - £419
East of England median daily rate £550 £313 £250
% change year-on-year +76.00% +25.00% -35.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 249 178 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.86% 12.83% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 114
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +10.93% -
10th Percentile £296 £256 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £509
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +48.15% -6.25%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.38
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Hertfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Hertfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Hertfordshire

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hatfield - 1 £550 - 2
VSS/SourceSafe
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin