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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 599 604 561
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing PVCS 31 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.021% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Median daily rate £468 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.84% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £299 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+43.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -
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
8030 6960 6180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.08% 13.49% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5557 4664 4045
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.43 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
West Midlands -5 21 £488 -
London +2 3 £485 +7.77%
South East -3 3 £286 -4.66%
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 1 £370 -
East of England - 1 £370 -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (69.49%) JIRA
2 38 (64.41%) ClearQuest
3 33 (55.93%) Security Cleared
4 32 (54.24%) Oracle
4 32 (54.24%) Windows
5 31 (52.54%) SC Cleared
6 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
7 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (38.98%) Java
9 21 (35.59%) SQL
9 21 (35.59%) Subversion
9 21 (35.59%) Defect Tracking
10 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database
10 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
11 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
11 19 (32.20%) Unix
11 19 (32.20%) ClearCase
12 18 (30.51%) UML
12 18 (30.51%) PL/SQL
12 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
12 18 (30.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (30.51%) Confluence
13 17 (28.81%) FishEye
13 17 (28.81%) Atlassian
13 17 (28.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (27.12%) JIRA Agile
14 16 (27.12%) GitLab
14 16 (27.12%) Apache CXF
14 16 (27.12%) OOP

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 18 (30.51%) Confluence
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.47%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) Documentum
6 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Jetty
7 1 (1.69%) Liferay
7 1 (1.69%) SAS
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (23.73%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle OWB
5 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
5 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.39%) DB2
8 2 (3.39%) HBase
8 2 (3.39%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.69%) MS Access
9 1 (1.69%) MySQL
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.69%) Redis
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (69.49%) JIRA
2 38 (64.41%) ClearQuest
3 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
4 21 (35.59%) Subversion
5 19 (32.20%) ClearCase
5 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
6 18 (30.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (28.81%) FishEye
7 17 (28.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (27.12%) GitLab
8 16 (27.12%) JIRA Agile
9 14 (23.73%) Bitbucket
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (18.64%) Toad
11 6 (10.17%) Ant
11 6 (10.17%) Artifactory
11 6 (10.17%) JUnit
11 6 (10.17%) Maven
12 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
13 2 (3.39%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.56%) ClearCase Support
5 8 (13.56%) Lead Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Business Developer
8 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Business Objects Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Configuration Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Environment Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Apache CXF
2 15 (25.42%) Web Services
2 15 (25.42%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) J2EE
3 6 (10.17%) JSP
3 6 (10.17%) Spring
4 5 (8.47%) OC4J
4 5 (8.47%) Servlets
5 2 (3.39%) Middleware
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) .NET
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) JAXB
6 1 (1.69%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.69%) SiteMesh
6 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.69%) Velocity
6 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Statistics
3 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Defect Tracking
3 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
4 18 (30.51%) Configuration Management
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.51%) UML
5 16 (27.12%) OO
5 16 (27.12%) OOP
6 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.64%) ETL
7 11 (18.64%) Workflow
8 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.47%) Data Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) ITSM
11 3 (5.08%) Service Management
11 3 (5.08%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.95%) C
5 8 (13.56%) C++
6 7 (11.86%) R
6 7 (11.86%) VB
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Ada
8 2 (3.39%) Ada 83
8 2 (3.39%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (55.93%) Security Cleared
2 31 (52.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.39%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 17 (28.81%) Atlassian
3 16 (27.12%) BMC
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) Informatica
6 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.39%) Serena
6 2 (3.39%) webMethods
7 1 (1.69%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.69%) Perforce