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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 122 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing PVCS 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 1.52% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £213 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £213 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £263 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
344 264 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 10.79% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 131 137
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Toad
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) SLA

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Toad
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle