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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 406 412 400
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing PVCS 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.032% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £418 £365
% change year-on-year
-25.14% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
- -12.88%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3471 3125 3000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.77% 12.87% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2246 2046
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
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 15 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +21.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.77 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.70 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
PVCS
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BPCS
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
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
1 1 (7.69%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
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%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (7.69%) StarTeam
4 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
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%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Dojo
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
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%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
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%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
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