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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 549 532 501
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -31
Contract jobs citing PVCS 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£295 £430 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% +63.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £409 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £244
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
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
6213 5286 4855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.45% 11.88% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3425 3072
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 £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 198
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.10 £42.50
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3 - -
South East -21 3 £295 -
South West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) PL/SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Oracle
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 14 (33.33%) ITIL
5 14 (33.33%) UNIX
6 13 (30.95%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Risk Management
8 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
8 11 (26.19%) ClearCase
8 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (21.43%) Service Management
9 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (19.05%) Middleware
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) Transition Management
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 7 (16.67%) SAS
11 7 (16.67%) Matrix Management
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (9.52%) Validation
13 4 (9.52%) Subversion

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.38%) Documentum
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DAB
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) ClearCase
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Toad
5 3 (7.14%) Ant
5 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
5 3 (7.14%) JDeveloper
5 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) ProC
6 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Lead Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Transition Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Administrator
9 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
10 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) CORBA
2 3 (7.14%) Servlets
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (26.19%) Risk Management
5 9 (21.43%) Service Management
6 8 (19.05%) Transition Management
7 7 (16.67%) Matrix Management
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Information Management
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) RAD
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) ETL
9 3 (7.14%) SSADM
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) PL/SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Smalltalk
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Splunk
3 3 (7.14%) Serena
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) BMC
4 2 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) Borland
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu