The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PVCS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 575 572 571
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PVCS 29 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.028% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 13
Average daily rate
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£349 £388 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £341 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
-22.35% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +5.88%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PVCS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

PVCS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PVCS
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PVCS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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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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
England -17 20 £400 +3.22% 9
London +16 3 £441 +30.74%
West Midlands -17 3 £625 -
Bristol - 3 - - 4
South West - 3 - - 4
East of England -18 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £625 -
Beckenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Redditch - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 4

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) PL/SQL
3 27 (55.10%) UNIX
4 24 (48.98%) Windows
5 23 (46.94%) Oracle
6 16 (32.65%) Toad
7 15 (30.61%) Java
7 15 (30.61%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) XML
9 13 (26.53%) SAS
9 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
10 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (24.49%) Validation
11 11 (22.45%) Subversion
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (18.37%) Ajax
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (16.33%) MS Office
14 8 (16.33%) CSS
14 8 (16.33%) Statistics
14 8 (16.33%) JSON
14 8 (16.33%) Dojo
14 8 (16.33%) jQuery
14 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 13 (26.53%) SAS
3 3 (6.12%) Documentum
4 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BPCS
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) ADSL
1 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.04%) Broadband
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
1 1 (2.04%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Toad
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (22.45%) Subversion
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.08%) JDeveloper
6 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
6 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.20%) Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Transition Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) XML
2 9 (18.37%) Ajax
3 8 (16.33%) JSON
3 8 (16.33%) Dojo
3 8 (16.33%) jQuery
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Statistics
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.08%) AS400
3 2 (4.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) UNIX
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Validation
2 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) UML
5 2 (4.08%) RAD
5 2 (4.08%) SSADM
5 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.08%) Workflow
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.08%) Matrix Management
5 2 (4.08%) Use Case
5 2 (4.08%) Release Management
5 2 (4.08%) TDD
5 2 (4.08%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) PL/SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) RPG
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) VC++
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) BMC
2 2 (4.08%) CA
2 2 (4.08%) Borland
2 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.08%) Serena
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Progress
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Rate: £0
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Intapeople
Rate: £0
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group
Posted: 15 days ago