Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 160 150
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 -22
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.056% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Manchester median daily rate £513 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.85% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £501 £306 £294
90th Percentile £534 £379 £331
North West median daily rate £500 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +25.00% +25.00% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £31.50
North West median hourly rate - - £31.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 513 539 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.38% 15.18% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 376 294
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £292 £306 £266
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Manchester

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) SendGrid
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Hardening
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SendGrid
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore