Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 578 566
Rank change year-on-year +54 -12 -11
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 63 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 29
London median daily rate £475 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -15.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £333 £231 £289
90th Percentile £650 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £339 £395
% change year-on-year +32.84% -14.24% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
England median hourly rate £49.19 £42.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year +15.74% +55.96% -16.15%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7856 7742 6667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.01% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5785 5695 4749
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 25
London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +58.93% -39.18%
10th Percentile £21.14 £10.00 £19.90
90th Percentile £56.25 £51.03 £51.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in London

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Central London +6 5 £450 -0.11% 1
South London +7 3 £275 -
West London +39 1 £318 -49.20%
East London -11 1 £275 -18.52%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 London region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (47.62%) Subversion
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 23 (36.51%) Java
5 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) Oracle
6 22 (34.92%) Cisco
7 21 (33.33%) HTML
7 21 (33.33%) C#
7 21 (33.33%) CSS
8 20 (31.75%) Firewall
8 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (30.16%) Front Office
9 19 (30.16%) C++
9 19 (30.16%) CCNP
10 18 (28.57%) .NET
10 18 (28.57%) Wireless
10 18 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
11 17 (26.98%) HTML5
11 17 (26.98%) CSS3
12 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (25.40%) SDLC
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (23.81%) CCIE
13 15 (23.81%) LAN

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
2 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.94%) JBoss
2 5 (7.94%) nginx
2 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.17%) Datadog
4 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) Firewall
2 18 (28.57%) Wireless
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
4 15 (23.81%) WLAN
5 14 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (20.63%) WAN
7 11 (17.46%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (14.29%) DNS
8 9 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (12.70%) OSPF
9 8 (12.70%) VPN
10 7 (11.11%) IPsec
10 7 (11.11%) NetScaler
11 6 (9.52%) MPLS
11 6 (9.52%) Skype
11 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
12 5 (7.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.52%) MS Access
4 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) Subversion
2 18 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.94%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.94%) Bower
4 5 (7.94%) Darcs
4 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) Grunt
4 5 (7.94%) gulp
4 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 5 (7.94%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (30.16%) Front Office
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Network Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (14.29%) UX Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.94%) UI Developer
8 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Designer
9 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) CSS
1 21 (33.33%) HTML
2 18 (28.57%) .NET
3 17 (26.98%) CSS3
3 17 (26.98%) HTML5
4 14 (22.22%) 802.1X
4 14 (22.22%) jQuery
5 12 (19.05%) Rendezvous
6 8 (12.70%) Sass
6 8 (12.70%) XML
7 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.11%) Spring
7 7 (11.11%) XSLT
8 6 (9.52%) REST
9 5 (7.94%) Backbone.js
9 5 (7.94%) D3.js
9 5 (7.94%) LESS
9 5 (7.94%) Node.js
9 5 (7.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
3 13 (20.63%) Fixed Income
4 12 (19.05%) BYOD
5 9 (14.29%) User Experience
6 4 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
1 2 (3.17%) Unix
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) SDLC
2 14 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (22.22%) Web Development
3 13 (20.63%) Electronic Trading
3 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
3 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
4 12 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 12 (19.05%) High Availability
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (12.70%) Network Design
6 8 (12.70%) Web Design
7 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) DevOps
9 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) Java
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.33%) C#
4 19 (30.16%) C++
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
5 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.94%) VB
5 5 (7.94%) VC++
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Go
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) XQuery
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.16%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) CCIE
4 2 (3.17%) CCDP
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE Security
4 2 (3.17%) CCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (11.11%) Ansible
2 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.52%) Cacti
3 6 (9.52%) OpenView
3 6 (9.52%) QRadar
3 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.17%) Nessus
4 2 (3.17%) Terraform
4 2 (3.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Cisco
2 22 (34.92%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) ION Trading
3 13 (20.63%) Palo Alto
3 13 (20.63%) Perforce
4 12 (19.05%) TIBCO
5 10 (15.87%) Bloomberg
5 10 (15.87%) HP
5 10 (15.87%) Tradeweb
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.35%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) Adobe
9 3 (4.76%) Avaya
9 3 (4.76%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) BT
10 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.17%) VMware
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