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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 552 542 523
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing PVCS 27 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.019% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £430 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £409 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
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
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 9 - - 1
South East -25 7 £295 -
London +9 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
PVCS
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) PL/SQL
3 19 (44.19%) UNIX
4 18 (41.86%) Oracle
5 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
6 15 (34.88%) Windows
7 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
8 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.23%) Java
9 11 (25.58%) ITIL
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
9 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (23.26%) Service Management
10 10 (23.26%) SAS
10 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
12 8 (18.60%) Transition Management
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (18.60%) ClearCase
12 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 8 (18.60%) Mainframe
12 8 (18.60%) Middleware
13 7 (16.28%) Matrix Management
14 6 (13.95%) Subversion
14 6 (13.95%) Validation
14 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 10g

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (23.26%) WebLogic
1 10 (23.26%) SAS
2 3 (6.98%) Documentum
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (18.60%) ClearCase
4 6 (13.95%) Toad
4 6 (13.95%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) JDeveloper
5 3 (6.98%) TestDirector
6 2 (4.65%) StarTeam
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) ProC
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Software Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Lead Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Transition Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Software Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Support Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Service Transition Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Middleware
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Dojo
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.98%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) UNIX
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Service Management
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.60%) Transition Management
6 7 (16.28%) Matrix Management
7 6 (13.95%) Validation
8 4 (9.30%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) RAD
9 3 (6.98%) SSADM
9 3 (6.98%) ETL
10 2 (4.65%) Workflow
10 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.65%) Use Case
10 2 (4.65%) Release Management
10 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) PL/SQL
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) VC++
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Serena
2 3 (6.98%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) BMC
3 2 (4.65%) CA
3 2 (4.65%) Borland
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy