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 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)
England / London
Rank 399 410 412
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.063% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £460 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3455 3180 3150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.73% 15.40% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2517 2378 2425
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £26.39 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 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
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 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 London region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (50.00%) Netezza
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Talend
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BPCS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XHTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) RPG
3 1 (16.67%) Uniface
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GMP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Netezza
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (16.67%) Talend