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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 552 536 506
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Contract jobs citing PVCS 17 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.006% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.054% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £289
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
6419 5575 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.46% 11.98% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4286 3587 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +9 3 - -
North West - 3 £300 -
South West -15 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
PVCS
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Oracle
4 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (37.78%) ITIL
6 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
7 14 (31.11%) UNIX
7 14 (31.11%) Java
7 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
8 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 11 (24.44%) ClearCase
10 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
10 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
11 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (17.78%) Service Management
12 8 (17.78%) Middleware
12 8 (17.78%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (17.78%) Transition Management
13 7 (15.56%) Linux
13 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
13 7 (15.56%) Subversion
13 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
14 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
14 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (13.33%) OpenView

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
1 3 (6.67%) DAB
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) ClearCase
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (11.11%) Ant
6 4 (8.89%) Toad
7 3 (6.67%) JDeveloper
7 3 (6.67%) TestDirector
7 3 (6.67%) WebSpeed
7 3 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.44%) Maven
9 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.22%) ProC
9 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineer
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Transition Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Lead Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Database Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Middleware
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) Servlets
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (6.67%) CORBA
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
3 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
5 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 8 (17.78%) Transition Management
6 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
7 4 (8.89%) Information Management
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) UML
8 3 (6.67%) OOP
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) RAD
8 3 (6.67%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.89%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) Delphi
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (6.67%) Smalltalk
6 3 (6.67%) VB6
7 2 (4.44%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.22%) VC++
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Splunk
3 3 (6.67%) Sculptor
3 3 (6.67%) Progress
3 3 (6.67%) Serena
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.22%) IBM