The first table below looks at the demand for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 538 532 530
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing PVCS 24 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.047% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 15
Average daily rate
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£430 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-25.14% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- -12.88%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6404 5496 5676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 11.79% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 3524 3394
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 134 203
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 11 £444 +26.78%
South East -15 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
East of England - - - -
South West - - - - 1
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (60.71%) SQL
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) PL/SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Oracle
5 11 (39.29%) XML
5 11 (39.29%) Subversion
6 10 (35.71%) Validation
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 10 (35.71%) WebLogic
6 10 (35.71%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) SAS
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Toad
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 8 (28.57%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 8 (28.57%) Dojo
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (25.00%) Statistics
9 7 (25.00%) Database Tuning
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) Relational Database

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (32.14%) SAS
3 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Documentum
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) BPCS
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ADSL
1 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.57%) Broadband
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Subversion
2 9 (32.14%) Toad
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (7.14%) StarTeam
4 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) Ajax
2 8 (28.57%) JSON
2 8 (28.57%) Dojo
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Validation
2 7 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Database Security
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) PL/SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) RPG
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (7.14%) Borland
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Progress
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix