The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 570 538 528
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing PVCS 28 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £430 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £406 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 - £262
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6760 5495 5517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.82% 11.60% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4715 3615 3319
Average daily rate £400 £389 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 123 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £18.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 8 - - 2
South East -22 7 £295 -
East of England - 3 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
London - - - -
PVCS
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (61.54%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) PL/SQL
3 28 (53.85%) UNIX
4 21 (40.38%) Windows
5 19 (36.54%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) Oracle
6 17 (32.69%) Linux
6 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
6 17 (32.69%) Oracle Database
7 16 (30.77%) SAS
7 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
8 15 (28.85%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (25.00%) Validation
10 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 12 (23.08%) Toad
12 11 (21.15%) XML
13 10 (19.23%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (19.23%) Service Management
14 9 (17.31%) Subversion
14 9 (17.31%) Middleware
15 8 (15.38%) CSS
15 8 (15.38%) Mainframe
15 8 (15.38%) ClearCase
15 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 8 (15.38%) Risk Management

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (30.77%) SAS
1 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (5.77%) Documentum
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.85%) BPCS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle Database
2 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (23.08%) Toad
4 9 (17.31%) Subversion
5 8 (15.38%) ClearCase
6 3 (5.77%) JDeveloper
6 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.85%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Lead Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Transition Manager
6 7 (13.46%) Software Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Applications Support
7 6 (11.54%) Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Consultant
11 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
11 2 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (3.85%) Support Consultant
11 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Service Manager
11 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) Middleware
3 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 8 (15.38%) Ajax
3 8 (15.38%) JSON
3 8 (15.38%) jQuery
3 8 (15.38%) Dojo
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) Java EE
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 6 (11.54%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) AS400
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) UNIX
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 17 (32.69%) Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.00%) Validation
3 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 8 (15.38%) Transition Management
5 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
5 7 (13.46%) Database Tuning
5 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.69%) Information Management
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) SSADM
7 3 (5.77%) UML
7 3 (5.77%) RAD
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.85%) Use Case
8 2 (3.85%) Release Management
9 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) PL/SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) RPG
6 2 (3.85%) C
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) VC++
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Serena
3 2 (3.85%) Borland
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) BMC
3 2 (3.85%) CA
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.92%) Progress
4 1 (1.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
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