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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 580 577 570
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing PVCS 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £415 £290 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.10% -32.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+43.10% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Midlands - 13 £415 -
London +6 2 - - 1
South West +4 1 - -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) JIRA
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) XML
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) Unix
4 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
5 18 (33.96%) Confluence
6 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (32.08%) MS Office
7 16 (30.19%) Subversion
8 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
9 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (22.64%) Atlassian
10 12 (22.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (22.64%) Statistics
10 12 (22.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (22.64%) FishEye
10 12 (22.64%) Oracle
10 12 (22.64%) Perl
10 12 (22.64%) ClearCase
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
12 9 (16.98%) ClearQuest
12 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.98%) GitLab
12 9 (16.98%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
13 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (33.96%) Confluence
2 7 (13.21%) Documentum
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 3 (5.66%) Jetty
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) Node.js
4 3 (5.66%) SAS
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) LiveLink
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.77%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) GitHub
1 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) DMZ
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) SMTP
3 2 (3.77%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.43%) Pentaho
2 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) JIRA
2 16 (30.19%) Subversion
3 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
4 12 (22.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (22.64%) ClearCase
4 12 (22.64%) FishEye
4 12 (22.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (16.98%) ClearQuest
5 9 (16.98%) GitLab
5 9 (16.98%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (5.66%) Ant
7 3 (5.66%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.66%) Gerrit
7 3 (5.66%) Gradle
7 3 (5.66%) Hudson
7 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.66%) JMeter
7 3 (5.66%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Documentum Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Integration Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Documentum Developer
6 3 (5.66%) ETL Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Pentaho Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) jQuery
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) Java EE
4 3 (5.66%) LAMP
4 3 (5.66%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.77%) .NET
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) J2EE
5 2 (3.77%) JSP
5 2 (3.77%) Servlets
5 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.77%) XSLT
6 1 (1.89%) Dojo
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) XHTML
6 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) Statistics
3 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Tandem
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Solaris
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.66%) CentOS
6 3 (5.66%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) VME
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Configuration Management
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
9 3 (5.66%) BDD
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.66%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (5.66%) DevOps
9 3 (5.66%) ETL
9 3 (5.66%) ETL Development
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) QMS
9 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) Perl
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Java
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) ANSI C
8 2 (3.77%) Korn
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.89%) Uniface
9 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
1 3 (5.66%) vCloud
2 2 (3.77%) NFS
2 2 (3.77%) Samba
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
2 2 (3.77%) Xen
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Atlassian
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Informatica
3 5 (9.43%) Pega
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) BMC
4 4 (7.55%) Serena
5 3 (5.66%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.66%) Fujitsu
5 3 (5.66%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Rally
5 3 (5.66%) Sun
6 2 (3.77%) BEA
6 2 (3.77%) Egenera
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Capita