The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing PVCS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
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%
PVCS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
467 642 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.67% 15.33% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 360 250
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £27.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.65
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PVCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PVCS across the North West region.

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the North West region.

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West