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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 417 433 401
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing PVCS 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.083% 0.030% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£441 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.74% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £418 £393
% change year-on-year
-20.95% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
3613 3360 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.37% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2401 1916
Average daily rate £415 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
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PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (76.92%) Validation
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) Toad
3 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (61.54%) Ajax
3 8 (61.54%) JSON
3 8 (61.54%) Dojo
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (53.85%) Database Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) AS400
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) BPCS
5 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
5 2 (15.38%) RPG
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) C#

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BPCS
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VDSL
1 1 (7.69%) ADSL
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) Toad
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (7.69%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Dojo
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Validation
2 7 (53.85%) Database Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) RPG
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Borland
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO