The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 439 429 438
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing PVCS 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.043% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.27% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £177 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-45.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.13 - -
PVCS
England

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
4100 3682 3644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.96% 15.74% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2938 2670 2722
Median daily rate £463 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the London 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
City of London +11 2 £534 +22.64%
PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Netezza
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) BPCS
5 1 (14.29%) GMP
5 1 (14.29%) Toad
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BPCS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 1 (14.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Netezza
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle