The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 139 - 147
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PVCS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% - 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £177 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-45.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.13 - -
PVCS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
518 454 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.36% 13.72% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 301 256
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 18
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £31.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £43.43 £40.00
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 South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PVCS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 - -
PVCS
England

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PVCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PVCS.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Serena
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Serena