Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 186 208
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -25
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 5 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.088% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 1.93% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 15
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £224 £275 £375
90th Percentile £356 £400 £500
England median daily rate £543 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +44.67% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +118.62% -10.94%

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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 942 984 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.64% 16.92% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 668 669
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £294
90th Percentile £525 £527 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 53
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +3.05% +13.26%
10th Percentile £32.55 £24.72 £30.10
90th Percentile £57.90 £51.66 £44.20
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the South West

VSS/SourceSafe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West 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
Gloucestershire +17 3 £195 -29.09%
Wiltshire -14 2 £353 +11.90%
VSS/SourceSafe
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 South West region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Kentico
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (40.00%) NuGet
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Kentico
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) NuGet
2 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5