Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 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)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 163 116
Rank change year-on-year +62 -47 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.082% 0.037% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.22% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median daily rate - - £338
England median daily rate £535 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +42.67% -6.25% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.53% +118.62% -30.77%

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 North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 204 447 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.74% 16.59% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 306 236
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +10.36%
10th Percentile £299 £250 £275
90th Percentile £615 £500 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%
10th Percentile £39.38 £26.33 £7.95
90th Percentile £48.33 £29.26 £17.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the North East

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear +65 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle