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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 574 572 530
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Contract jobs citing PVCS 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.064% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £463 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
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South West - - - -
London - - - -
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (27.27%) OpenView
7 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) ClearCase
7 6 (27.27%) Splunk
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
8 5 (22.73%) Ant
9 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (18.18%) ETL
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (13.64%) Scrum
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) VB6
10 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
10 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) DAB
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 5 (22.73%) Ant
3 3 (13.64%) WebSpeed
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.55%) Toad
5 1 (4.55%) ProC
5 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Transition Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Database Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Progress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) Servlets
1 3 (13.64%) CORBA
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Transition Management
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) QMS
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) VB6
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.64%) Smalltalk
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Delphi
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) Sculptor
3 3 (13.64%) Progress
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu