The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 402 411 386
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.025% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.030% 0.20% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £430 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PVCS across the London region.

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in London

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the London region.

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in London

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Borland
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Borland
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO