The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 123 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 2.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-25.14% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- -12.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 249 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.18% 9.90% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 85
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £29.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PVCS across the Berkshire region.

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the Berkshire region.

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PVCS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PVCS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PVCS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PVCS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PVCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Borland
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO