The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 126 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £265
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%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
321 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 9.58% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 107 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PVCS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PVCS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle