The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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)
South East / Kent
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 1.32% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 90 90 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 31.25% 19.78% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 73 24
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +325.00%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Kent

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Kent