The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 613 613 612
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing PVCS 11 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £435 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £473 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £177 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-45.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.13 - -
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
8378 7578 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.89% 14.36% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5664 5060 4567
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 163 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.59 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.04 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 4 £475 +5.55%
South East +16 3 £177 -41.00%
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands -34 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PVCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (50.00%) JIRA
2 22 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
5 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 17 (38.64%) Oracle
7 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 15 (34.09%) Subversion
8 15 (34.09%) Java
9 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.27%) ClearCase
10 12 (27.27%) UML
10 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
10 12 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (25.00%) Confluence
11 11 (25.00%) FishEye
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (25.00%) ETL
11 11 (25.00%) Workflow
11 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (25.00%) BMC
11 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 11 (25.00%) GitLab
11 11 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
11 11 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (22.73%) Mentoring

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) Confluence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Documentum
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BPCS
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) HBase
4 2 (4.55%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 22 (50.00%) JIRA
3 15 (34.09%) Subversion
4 12 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (27.27%) ClearCase
5 11 (25.00%) FishEye
5 11 (25.00%) GitLab
5 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
5 11 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (20.45%) Bitbucket
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.27%) GoCD
8 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.27%) Toad
8 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
1 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Support
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) ClearCase Support
3 8 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Apache CXF
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) VHDL
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.27%) UML
5 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) ETL
5 11 (25.00%) Workflow
6 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 10 (22.73%) OO
6 10 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 2 (4.55%) Open Source
10 2 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C
4 7 (15.91%) R
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Ada
8 2 (4.55%) Ada 83
8 2 (4.55%) Ada 95
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.55%) DO-254
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 11 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Netezza
4 3 (6.82%) Serena
5 2 (4.55%) Actel
5 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.55%) Informatica
5 2 (4.55%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (4.55%) webMethods
5 2 (4.55%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu