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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 587 610 593
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing PVCS 32 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.016% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £455 £325 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £297 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £340 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 6825 6282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 13.42% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4544 4095
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 104 139
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.04 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
West Midlands - 24 £485 - 2
London +14 3 £485 -
South East +5 2 £395 +21.53%
East of England - 2 £348 -
South West - 1 £370 -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 47 (78.33%) JIRA
2 38 (63.33%) ClearQuest
3 34 (56.67%) Oracle
4 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 30 (50.00%) Windows
7 26 (43.33%) SQL
8 25 (41.67%) Unix
9 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (38.33%) Confluence
11 22 (36.67%) Java
12 21 (35.00%) Subversion
12 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
12 21 (35.00%) Oracle Database
12 21 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
13 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
14 19 (31.67%) ClearCase
14 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
15 18 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (28.33%) Atlassian
16 17 (28.33%) FishEye
16 17 (28.33%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (28.33%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (26.67%) BMC
17 16 (26.67%) Web Services
17 16 (26.67%) UML
17 16 (26.67%) OOP

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 23 (38.33%) Confluence
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.33%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Documentum
5 3 (5.00%) SAS
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.67%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) Jetty
7 1 (1.67%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (28.33%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle OWB
5 10 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (10.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.33%) DB2
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.67%) HBase
9 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.67%) MS Access
9 1 (1.67%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 47 (78.33%) JIRA
2 38 (63.33%) ClearQuest
3 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (35.00%) Subversion
5 19 (31.67%) ClearCase
5 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
6 18 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (28.33%) FishEye
7 17 (28.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (26.67%) GitLab
8 16 (26.67%) JIRA Agile
9 15 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (23.33%) Bitbucket
11 12 (20.00%) Toad
12 6 (10.00%) Ant
12 6 (10.00%) Artifactory
12 6 (10.00%) JUnit
12 6 (10.00%) Maven
13 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
14 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Support Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (13.33%) ClearCase Support
5 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) ETL Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Integration Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Apache CXF
1 16 (26.67%) Web Services
2 14 (23.33%) XML
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (10.00%) J2EE
4 6 (10.00%) JSP
4 6 (10.00%) Spring
5 5 (8.33%) OC4J
5 5 (8.33%) Servlets
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
6 2 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) JAXB
7 1 (1.67%) SiteMesh
7 1 (1.67%) Velocity
7 1 (1.67%) XHTML
7 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 21 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
5 16 (26.67%) OO
5 16 (26.67%) OOP
5 16 (26.67%) UML
6 14 (23.33%) ETL
6 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.33%) Workflow
8 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 5 (8.33%) ITIL
12 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.00%) ITSM
13 3 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 7 (11.67%) R
6 7 (11.67%) VB
7 6 (10.00%) Perl
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) Uniface
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Oracle
2 17 (28.33%) Atlassian
3 16 (26.67%) BMC
4 7 (11.67%) Informatica
5 5 (8.33%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce
7 1 (1.67%) webMethods