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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
UK / England
Rank 556 579 567
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing PVCS 17 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.055% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Median daily rate £494 £460 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £460 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%

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
6886 6947 6275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.57% 15.17% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4603 4677 4335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 181 110
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.23 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
East of England +16 13 £503 -8.63%
West Midlands -21 3 £426 -2.74%
London +11 1 £500 -
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) XML
3 14 (50.00%) Unix
4 13 (46.43%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) J2EE
6 11 (39.29%) OO
6 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (39.29%) DevOps
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
7 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
8 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) UML
8 8 (28.57%) XSLT
8 8 (28.57%) JSP
8 8 (28.57%) Servlets
8 8 (28.57%) XML Schema
8 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (21.43%) VME
9 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
10 5 (17.86%) webMethods
10 5 (17.86%) EDIFACT
10 5 (17.86%) Sun

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 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BPCS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Digital Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (17.86%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Release Manager
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) J2EE
3 8 (28.57%) JSP
3 8 (28.57%) Servlets
3 8 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 8 (28.57%) XSLT
4 5 (17.86%) EDIFACT
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) VHDL
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) VME
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 11 (39.29%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) UML
6 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Web Development
8 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) FPGA Design
10 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) RPG
5 1 (3.57%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Sun Certification
2 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) DO-254
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Fujitsu
2 5 (17.86%) Sun
2 5 (17.86%) webMethods
3 3 (10.71%) Netezza
3 3 (10.71%) Pega
4 2 (7.14%) Actel
4 2 (7.14%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (7.14%) Xilinx
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.57%) Serena
5 1 (3.57%) Talend