Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.070% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median daily rate - £425 -
UK median daily rate £525 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.60 £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.34% +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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 271 335 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.64% 23.53% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 246 297
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £266 £300 £295
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK 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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Wales

VSS/SourceSafe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VSS/SourceSafe in Wales