The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 590 578 592
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing PVCS 16 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.071% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 13
Median daily rate £463 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%
PVCS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7614 7560 6711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.60% 14.98% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 5109 4698
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 157 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in England

PVCS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PVCS across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PVCS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in England

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 5 £488 +8.33%
East of England +3 5 £260 -52.72%
West Midlands -21 5 £400 +14.28%
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PVCS 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 England region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 14 (56.00%) Unix
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (32.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) webMethods
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Sun
7 5 (20.00%) AIX
7 5 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) EDIFACT
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) Python
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) Perl
9 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (12.00%) Subversion
9 3 (12.00%) Netezza

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BPCS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) EDIFACT
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
1 2 (8.00%) VHDL
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Ada
6 2 (8.00%) Ada 83
6 2 (8.00%) Ada 95
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) RPG
7 1 (4.00%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (8.00%) DO-254
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) webMethods
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) Netezza
4 3 (12.00%) Pega
4 3 (12.00%) Serena
5 2 (8.00%) Actel
5 2 (8.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (8.00%) Xilinx
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (4.00%) Talend