The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 410 388 414
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Contract jobs citing PVCS 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.005% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.062% 0.037% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £320 £296
% change year-on-year
-12.10% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
PVCS
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PVCS across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PVCS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Toad
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Dojo
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ADSL
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
1 1 (12.50%) VDSL
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Toad
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) Dojo
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) HP