The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 132 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% - 0.83%
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 £393
% change year-on-year
-25.14% +6.36%
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
310 224 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.28% 9.09% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 87 102
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 £260 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.20 £30.50
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 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 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) OCPJP
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) JSF
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Tapestry
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) JDeveloper
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Tapestry
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (50.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun