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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 118 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing PVCS 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.044% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £244
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
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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
354 302 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.35% 13.15% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 177 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PVCS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PVCS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £356 -
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PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) Toad
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) SLA

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Toad
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Report Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle